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Herkimer College Quick Facts

As you explore our website, you’ll quickly understand why Herkimer College offers the premier two-year SUNY experience. Because there is so much information on the site, we’ve collected a list of QuickFacts that anyone considering Herkimer College should know. These are below:

  • Herkimer College has been named, by the Aspen Institute, one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges.

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  • Herkimer College has been ranked as the second best community college in New York State for the 2016-2017 academic year by EDsmart.org.
  • Herkimer College is ranked eighth best community college in New York State by Schools.com.
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  • Herkimer College is ranked in the top 100 community colleges in the nation for student success, based on our impressive graduation and transfer rates (by CNN Money).
  • Herkimer offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs.
  • Herkimer College has an estimated annual economic impact of 75 million dollars in Herkimer County.
  • The Herkimer Generals are among the top-ranked athletic programs in the nation among two-year non-scholarship athletic programs (first place in the 2016-2017, 2014-15 and 2013-14 NATYCAA Cup awarded based on national championship competitions).
  • Herkimer College tuition is only $4,670 per year for residents and $7,300 per year for out-of-state and international students. Herkimer College students may qualify for free tuition through New York State's Excelsior Scholarship program
  • Eighty percent of Herkimer College students receive some form of financial aid.
  • The Internet Academy offers 19 degree and four certificate programs, as well as support services, entirely online.
  • High-quality on-campus childcare is available, and some students may be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for these services.
  • Residential students live in spacious, fully furnished, on-campus apartments.

With more than 600 students living on campus and a variety of student activities and events, Herkimer College students enjoy the complete college experience.

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