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Nassau Community College is located in Garden City in Nassau County on Long Island. Nassau Community College is the largest two-year college in New York, with 20,000 students, and offers a large variety of programs. Garden City is an upscale, predominantly white, Catholic and Protestant village located in Nassau County, New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1899 Seat Mineola Area  - Total  - Water 1,173 km² (453 mi²) 431 km² (166 mi²) 36. ... Image of Long Island taken by NASA. Long Island is an island off the North American coast. ...


It was created as part of the State University of New York (SUNY) in 1959. When the College first opened on February 1, 1960, it had 632 students. Nassau Community College annually awards the largest number of Associate degrees in the State of New York and the third largest number of Associate degrees for two-year public colleges in the United States. Strongest programs and the Math, Physics, chemistry, and Engineering. Nassau Community College is seen by many as the elite public two year college in America and was recently tied for first place in a national survey of two year colleges. Alumni often transfer to colleges such as Cornell, SUNY Stony Brook, Syracuse University among many other fine schools. The State University of New York (acronym SUNY; usually pronounced SOO-nee) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


External link

  • Nassau Community College webpage.


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Nassau Community College: Information from Answers.com (505 words)
Nassau Community College is considered to be one of the better community colleges in the United States.
Nassau Community College annually awards the largest number of Associate degrees in the State of New York and the third largest number of Associate degrees for two-year public colleges in the United States.
Nassau Community College is seen by many as the elite two year public college in the United States, and was recently tied for first place in a national survey of two year colleges.
Long Island College - Nassau Community College (807 words)
Nassau Community College has a well-known reputation across the nation for excellence in education and today is the largest college of the sunny system.
Nassau Community College is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is authorized by the Board of Regents to award two-year Associate degrees in Arts (A.A.), Science (A.S.), and Applied Science (A.A.S.).
Nassau Community College is a member of the State University of New York system, is a comprehensive, full-opportunity institution of higher education.
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