Suffolk is the largest community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, enrolling more than 22,000 students at its three campuses in Selden, Brentwood, and Riverhead. College locations also include a Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center in Riverhead and the Sayville Downtown Center.
Established in 1959, the College provides educational opportunities for Suffolk County residents through an emphasis on transfer-oriented general education and workforce development programs. The College awards the Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees as well as a variety of certificate programs. It offers more than 100 degree and certificate options in business; communications and the arts; computing and cybersecurity; health sciences; liberal arts and sciences; and career-oriented programs in automotive, culinary, hospitality, manufacturing, and other areas. Offering many innovative outreach and community education programs, the lowest college tuition on Long Island, and a highly respected Honors program, Suffolk is a first-choice college for Long Island.