Tompkins Cortland Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

170 North Street

Box 139

Dryden, NY 13053-0139

(607) 844-6580

(888) 567-8211

Fax: (607) 844-6541

Contact: Sandy Drumluk

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 139

Dryden, NY 13053-0139

(607) 844-8211

Total undergrads: 3,269

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 924

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,954


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15

Online application fee: Free
Admissions Policies/Requirements


Standardized Test Scores

Special requirements for nursing and aviation science students. Nursing requires high school average of B or better, plus math and science prerequisites, and ACT. Aviation science requires student to be ready for pre-calculus math.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A
Biotechnology C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Hotel/Motel Management A
International Business A
Labor/Personnel Relations A
Manufacturing management C
Retailing A

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A
Broadcast Journalism A
Communications/Rhetoric A

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Support Specialist A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Web/Multimedia Management A

Construction Trades

Construction Trades – General A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A
Secondary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A
Substance Abuse Counseling A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Avionics Maintenance/Technology A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A
Sport/Fitness Administration A

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A,C

Science Technologies

Biology Technician C

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies A
Law Enforcement Administration C
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Tompkins Cortland Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (607) 844-8211
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 170 North St, Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,203
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,201 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,258
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,658
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,677

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Tompkins Cortland Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 46
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3
Construction Trades 11
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Science Technologies/Technicians 12
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 1439

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Tompkins Cortland Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,258
Out-of-state $11,658
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 538 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 485 82% $6,677
Student loan aid 319 54% $5,423

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,724 73% $5,574
Federal student loans 1,006 42% $6,019

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Tompkins Cortland Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Tompkins Cortland Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Tompkins Cortland Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,203
Undergraduate enrollment 2,203
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Tompkins Cortland Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Associate Degree Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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