State University of New York
North Country Community College is a member of the State University of New York, the largest centrally managed, multi-level system of public education n the nation.
Since its founding in 1948, through consolidation of 29 State-supported but unaffiliated campuses, the University has grown in response to need until its services are now felt educationally, physically, and culturally the length and breadth of New York State. The University's geographically dispersed campuses bring educational opportunity within commuting distance of virtually all New York citizens. In many communities, the SUNY campuses are cultural centers of the area and significant contributors to the local economies. http://www.suny.edu
Over one million students are studying in its classrooms or pursuing study at home, at their own pace, through such innovative institutions as Empire State College, a campus without walls. Many students are 24 years of age or older, reflecting SUNY's ability to adjust to meet the needs of more mature students.
During its relatively brief existence, the University has graduated over one million alumni, the majority of whom are pursuing their careers in villages, towns, and cities across the state.