October 11, 2022 Garden City, NY -– Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine has named Nassau Community College (NCC) among the top 100 institutions in the nation for Hispanic students.
Each year Hispanic Outlook publishes the rankings to chart the national progress of Hispanics in higher education and to recognize the institutions that are committed to serving Hispanics' educational needs. The lists are compiled from the U.S. Department of Education’s database of completed higher education surveys from all 50 states.
More than 25% of Nassau Community College’s student body are Hispanic/Latinx.
"Our students bring to NCC diverse backgrounds, interests, talents and experiences," said the college’s Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Genette Alvarez-Ortiz. "We are pleased to be recognized by Hispanic Outlook for our excellent academic programs, supportive faculty and advisors and career preparation.”
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, provides a comprehensive public college experience designed to transform lives through higher education. Serving 14,000 full-time, part-time and continuing education students, NCC offers more than 80 programs that lead to the associate’s degree or certificate. Through on-campus and online offerings, the College educates local and international students, and boasts 168,000 alumni. Situated on 225 acres in Garden City, Long Island, the college grounds reside in historic Nassau County, one of the most desirable locations to live in the United States and an epicenter for business and careers. Since 1959, NCC has earned a nationwide reputation for academic excellence, affordability, and ease of transferability to four-year schools.