EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, named SUNY Sullivan #8 of the 121 two-year colleges in New York.

VoAccording to EDSmart, each community college was evaluated and ranked based on four publicly available data points from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator, dealing with accreditation, affordability, academic quality, and student satisfaction. The highest possible ranking score was 100. 

SUNY Sullivan, which is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, received a score of 86.5. “SUNY Sullivan’s placement in the Top 10 reflects the strong commitment of the college’s faculty and staff to the personal success of our students, whether their goal is to graduate in two years, attend part time, or transfer to a four-year college or university after studying with us for a year or two,” said Jay Quaintance, President.

According to Tyson Stevens, managing editor for EDsmart, “Community Colleges play a crucial role in preparing students for vocational and professional careers and for transfer to four-year universities.”