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Who Are You?

Rockland Community College offers a safe, supportive learning environment for thousands of students of all ages from diverse backgrounds. Whether you are a first-time college student en route to earning a bachelor’s degree, a high school student looking for a head start, an adult wanting to start or finish a degree, or someone interested in a class or two, we have a path for you at RCC. Our Admissions Team is here to help you through each step of the enrollment process. Get started today!

First-Time College Student

If you are a soon-to-be or recent high school graduate, who has never attended college before.

Adult Learner

If you are over the age of 23 and interested in pursuing a degree or certificate at RCC.
Information for Adult Students
County of Rockland Special Programs

International Student

If you are neither a U.S. Citizen nor permanent resident of the U.S. and will require an F1 student visa.

Online Learner

Achieve your goals from wherever you are with our exceptional network of SUNY online support and unsurpassed flexibility.

Transferring to RCC

If you are transferring from another college.

Returning to RCC

If you previously attended RCC but have not attended in more than a calendar year.

Take a Class or Two

If you are not seeking a degree or certificate at RCC.

Workforce & Community Training

If you are looking to obtain workforce certifications in a short timeframe.

Earn Credits While in High School

If you are a high school student looking to get a head start by taking some college courses in high school or enrolling as a full-time student to complete your senior year of high school.
High School Dual Enrollment Program
Early Admit Program

High School Completion

If you are looking for a path to completing your high school equivalency diploma while starting your associate degree.
24-Credit High School Equivalency
GED Testing Service

Special Programs

Honors Program

The Sam Draper Honors Program is a nationally acclaimed, rigorous academic program for students seeking transfer to a premier college.

Military and Veteran Students

RCC is recognized as a Military Friendly and Best for Vets School and is a proud supporter of military and veteran students. The College has a designated Veterans Counselor and offers a variety of specialized services.


RCC offers a highly competitive athletic program within a supportive academic environment, with a strong focus on assisting student athletes in their pursuit of their college degree. The Rockland Hawks compete in the Mid-Hudson Conference and belong to Region XV of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

TRiO Scholars

TRiO Scholars provides academic assistance and tutoring, as well as a wide variety of support services to qualified students.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access, support services, and financial assistance to disadvantaged students who have the potential to succeed in higher education with such assistance.

Learn More & Visit Us

RCC hosts open houses, information sessions and campus tours throughout the year for prospective students to explore different programs, speak with faculty and staff, and hear from current students. Check out our upcoming schedule and fill out our Request for Information form to join our contact list. 


Technology Center, Room 8120
Phone: 845-574-4224
Fax: 845-574-4433
[email protected]


An associate degree at RCC will only cost you half the amount of tuition at four-year institutions. Low tuition cost paired with financial aid and scholarship opportunities mean you can pursue your goals without accruing large amounts of student debt.


Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to ensure your academic success and to adapt to create learning environments that allow you to continue your education. With technology-assisted learning, there is a wide variety of student resources to give you the individual attention that you need, including online tutoring and one-on-one academic advising.


Everyday life can impact what happens in the classroom, so our resources extend beyond the campus. The Connection Center is a bridge between you and community services, including food pantries, housing, childcare, mental health resources, employment opportunities, and much more!


RCC is committed to providing the flexibility you need to balance your education with work, family and other responsibilities. Childcare programs, night and weekend classes, laptop lending programs, online courses, and flexible scheduling with 7-week Flex Start courses and 3-week accelerated sessions are a few ways that RCC can help you succeed.