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SUNY Sullivan in top 10

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Sullivan County Community College (SUNY Sullivan) has been named one of the top 10 community colleges in New York State. Bestcol, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has named SUNY Sullivan #8 in its state rankings.

This is the second time in two years that SUNY Sullivan has been ranked as a top 10 community college in New York State. In 2016 ranked SUNY Sullivan as the #8 of 121 two-year colleges in the state. sources its data exclusively from the government database The National Center for Education Statistics. According to, the methodology behind its rankings is based on statistical data as well as guiding criteria including academic outcomes, affordability and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities.

“SUNY Sullivan’s second ranking in two years as a Top 10 community college reiterates the college’s commitment to the personal success of our students, whether their goal is to graduate and move into a career, transfer to a four-year college or university, or study on a part-time basis,” said president Jay Quaintance. “SUNY Sullivan has worked to increase our applied learning opportunities for students, we’ve aligned ourselves more closely with business and industry, and we continue to work to strengthen our academic and support programs. The changes we are making to move our library services into the digital age as well as the creation of a new One Stop Center continues to enhance our student-centered approach to higher education. ”

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