Seven great reasons why Onondaga is
the right place for you:

Great Reason #1

Tuition that makes sense.

Did you know two years at Onondaga costs thousands of dollars less than the first two years at most four-year colleges and universities?

You can afford college.

Grants, scholarships, student loans and/or work study jobs may all be within your reach when you apply EARLY for financial aid. Onondaga also offers a unique scholarship program just for adult students that can cover approximately 25% of tuition costs. 

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Financial Aid Chart  

Great Reason #2

Online, Evening, Weekend & Accelerated

Course scheduling options to fit your life.

School. Work. Family. It's a lot to juggle in today's fast-paced world. Onondaga offers convenient scheduling options to help you pursue a degree on your time.

Online, Evening, Weekend & Accelerated  

Great Reason #3

We're here to help

Onondaga also has an Adult and Evening Services Office that is dedicated to ensuring you succeed. .

If it's been awhile since you've set foot in a classroom and you're not sure where to begin we are here to help get you started on your path to success.

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“My job is to provide key services for adult and evening students by bringing what goes on during the day, into the evening. Through a great partnership with many support services on campus, we’ve created information sessions, new student orientations and study skills workshops all at times that are convenient for working adults.”
- Jerry Farnett,
Adult & Evening Services Coordinator

Jerry Farnett  

Great Reason #4

On campus child care services

Onondaga's nationally accredited Children's Learning Center provides high-quality, affordable and accessible daytime child care to the campus and our community.

Onondaga students receive enrollment priority! 

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Melinda Jensen speaks about the Children's Learning Center  

"Trying to find daycare and figure out where your children are going to go is hard enough. The fact that the Children's Learning Center was right there on campus was huge - if my kids needed me at any point during class breaks, I was able to visit them and be right there at all times."
- Melinda Jensen '13, Nursing

Great Reason #5

Supporting our Veterans

Onondaga's full-time Office of Veterans Affairs serves nearly 300 student-vets each semester and acts as a hub for VA benefits, general counseling, referral services and more.

We can help you make that transition from military to civilian life.

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"By sharing my experiences with other veterans, I feel like I'm not the only one out there. I'm not the only one going through the same struggles."
- Carole Fisher, Human Services

Carol Fisher - Veteran  

Great Reason #6

One stop. No running around

Student Central is the hub for current and prospective student services. From admission to advising, financial aid, course registration and more - Student Central is the place to go. If you have any question at all, feel free to call, email or drop by to speak with one of our enrollment specialists. 

 It's located in the atrium of the Gordon Student Center and there are computers and printers available right next door in the Great Room.

Student Central No Running Around  

Great Reason #7

You can get there from here!

With an education from Onondaga Community College, you have options.

Onondaga Community College Crest and Arrows  

Transfer options

Onondaga has more than 80 transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities. 

Transfer Options

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On campus options

On Campus Options

Earn a bachelor's and master's degree right at Onondaga thanks to partnerships through our regional higher education center.

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Career options

Career Options

Many of Onondaga's degree programs have job placement rates over 75% including:

  • Nursing
  • Electrical Technology
  • Hospitality Management
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Fire Protection Technology
  • Business Technology
  • Health Information Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Accounting
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Automotive Technology

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