Welcome to Genesee Community College
Genesee Community College is located in Batavia, NY amid the scenic greater Finger Lakes region, half way between the metropolitan areas of Rochester and Buffalo and just two hours from Toronto, Canada. With about 6,500 full-time and part-time students, Genesee Community College is the college of choice for students across New York State, the nation and the globe. In a recent survey, Genesee Community College ranked among the highest in student satisfaction earning acclaim for innovative academic programs, powerful technology tools available to students both in and outside the classroom, and a growing distance learning program.
Get Started at GCC
At Genesee Community College (GCC) you can earn your Associates degree (AS/AAS) in one of over 70 different programs. 92% of recent graduates are either employed or have transferred to a four-year school to earn bachelor's, master's and doctorates in a wide variety of fields.
The degree and academic credits you earn at Genesee Community College transfer to virtually any college or university in the United States. Additionally, because GCC is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, our students can seamlessly transfer to over 30 four-year institutions in New York State to pursue the next level of education.
Residence Life Community
Making Genesee Community College your home away from home means living independently while enjoying a small, friendly community that provides the full college experience. College Village, Genesee Community College's residence life community is located just a two-minute stroll from campus. The fully furnished apartment-style suites feature all of today's must-have amenities, such as wireless Internet access, cable TV, local and long-distance digital telephone service, laundry facilities, and ample parking--all part of the housing fee. With four new residence halls recently constructed and new ‘pod-style’ living renovations, College Village is home to approximately 425 students.
Fun and Games
There's something for everyone at Genesee Community College! Beyond the 65 academic programs, Genesee Community College offers nearly 50 student clubs including WGCC, the FM student radio station, The New Courier student newspaper, Forum Players Theater Company, the Billiard Club, the Adventure Club, and many other student organizations. The College’s men’s lacrosse and soccer teams won the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships in 2016 and 2017, respectively. In addition, GCC offers men’s baseball and basketball; women’s basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball and lacrosse; and there are co-ed teams in golf and swimming and diving.
Choosing Your Career
GCC offers a comprehensive selection of 65 programs of study designed to fill a wide variety of career choices. Among the newest programs available are Nanotechnology; a Social Media and Marketing Concentration; Food Processing Technology, and Supply Chain Management. The Fashion Business program offers concentrations in Design, E-Commerce, Event Planning and Merchandising Management. All academic programs offered by Genesee Community College including degrees and courses in Business and Commerce, Computers and Technology, Creative Arts, Health Care, Human Services, Law and Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts, Math and Science, Office Technology and Support, Sports and Physical Education and Teaching have been approved by the State University of New York and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Genesee Community College was founded in 1966 as part of the prestigious State University of New York and has since become one of the most highly-respected community colleges in the United States. Six satellite campus centers are conveniently located throughout a four-county service area in addition to the main campus in Batavia, and online course options continue to grow in all academic divisions. Genesee Community College graduates consistently find good jobs or successfully transfer to other colleges for further education.
With tuition at approximately $4,600 per year, Genesee Community College offers a quality education at an affordable price. Application is free and easy, and Genesee Community College's Admissions staff is ready to help you pursue and reach your educational goals. Known throughout the country for innovative programs, student-centered education, and cutting-edge technology, Genesee Community College is an exceptional value and a great place to start your future! To take a 360 degree Virtual Tour of GCC go to www.genesee.edu/VT
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