Rockland Community College

Suffern, NY

University Website:  www.sunyrockland.edu/
Apply Online:  www.sunyrockland.edu/admissions/apply

Rockland Community College is a two-year college in the State University of New York system, located in hamlet of Viola within the Village of Suffern from the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County, New York. The college began in 1959 in the former county almshouse. The college offers 52 programs and offers both certificates and associates degrees. Additionally, students can earn other degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in the arts and sciences, technology, and health professions while attending classes at Rockland through articulation programs with four-year schools. The current enrollment is about 8,000 full and part-time students which includes about 200 International students form more than 50 foreign countries. The main campus is in Suffern, New York, but instructions are also offered in Haverstraw and Spring Valley extensions. The Spring Valley satellite campus is located in the historic North Main Street School.

The College has over 512 full - and part-time faculty members, including several Fulbright Scholars[citation needed], SUNY Chancellor's Award winners, and published authors and artists. The faculty-student ratio is 18:1. Rockland has the third highest transfer rate in the SUNY system and has a Continuing Education programs which served about 3,500 each year.

Among events in the College's recent history are SUNY Rockland Community College Board of Trustees designated the building and grounds of Rockland Community College as a Smoke-Free Environment in September 2009. Additionally, Rockland Community College celebrated the institution's Semicentennial, quinquagenary or Golden Anniversary from September 2009 through August 2010. Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY), was the featured speaker at the Rockland Community College 50th Anniversary Academic Convocation, held on Friday, September 25, 2009. The college in 2012 has been designated as a Veterans Friendly Campus.

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Rockland Community College College Scholarships

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New York Tuition Assistance Program

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

Up to $5,165 Varies See Details
 

New York Tuition Assistance Program

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

award

Up to $5,165

deadline

Varies
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Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Renee B. Fisher Foundation

Up to $20,000 May 25, 2023 See Details
 

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Renee B. Fisher Foundation

award

Up to $20,000

deadline

May 25, 2023
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AWWA Immediate Past President Scholarship

American Water Works Association

$3,000 December 20, 2022 See Details
 

AWWA Immediate Past President Scholarship

American Water Works Association

award

$3,000

deadline

December 20, 2022
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PRPLI Scholarship

Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI)

$2,000 March 22, 2023 See Details
 

PRPLI Scholarship

Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI)

award

$2,000

deadline

March 22, 2023
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Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study

NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc

$1,500 February 28, 2023 See Details
 

Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study

NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc

award

$1,500

deadline

February 28, 2023
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Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

American Radio Relay League

$1,000 January 04, 2023 See Details
 

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

American Radio Relay League

award

$1,000

deadline

January 04, 2023
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Albert E. Wischmeyer Memorial Scholarship

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation

$1,000 February 01, 2023 See Details
 

Albert E. Wischmeyer Memorial Scholarship

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation

award

$1,000

deadline

February 01, 2023
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Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship

New York State Association for Solid Waste Management

$5,000 February 28, 2023 See Details
 

Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship

New York State Association for Solid Waste Management

award

$5,000

deadline

February 28, 2023
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NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

$450 June 30, 2023 See Details
 

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

award

$450

deadline

June 30, 2023
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Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute (MERIT) Scholarship

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

100% of tuition June 01, 2023 See Details
 

Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute (MERIT) Scholarship

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

award

100% of tuition

deadline

June 01, 2023
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