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About ECC

  • Dr. Dan HocoyA word from our president...

    I truly believe that our students can start here at SUNY Erie Community College and go anywhere. SUNY Erie is a great choice to advance your education. Whether you’re pursuing an associate degree or career training certificate, our faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you achieve your dreams. Whether seeking to go on to a four-year degree or eager to find a new career direction, our students find a home at SUNY Erie.

    As the first in my family to go beyond high school, I understand the struggles that many students face in the pursuit of a college education. At SUNY Erie, you will not only receive a world class education, but you will also receive the support that you need to succeed. Our small class size,as well as advising, tutoring and other support mechanisms are in place to ensure that you receive the personalized attention and assistance you need to complete your education as efficiently and affordably as possible.

    It’s a great time to be at SUNY Erie. The college has been helping students earn an education for more than 70 years, but there’s a new purpose, role and identity for us today. Our nationally recognized college is serving as an economic engine for Buffalo’s resurgence. Nanotechnology and Mechatronics training provide for immediate careers in cutting-edge fields. Award-winning Culinary Arts and Nursing programs prepare professionals for opportunities throughout our burgeoning economy. Hands-on education in Green Building Technology will lead our region into an environmentally sustainable future, while our students in Dental Hygiene and Vision Care Technology are trained by renown faculty and provide free community services.

    It’s a new day for Western New York and its leading community college. The change is real. Start here with us today. And go anywhere!

  • VisitSUNY Erie has three conveniently located campuses - North Campus in Williamsville, City Campus in Buffalo and South Campus in Orchard Park. Each campus provides opportunities to participate in varsity sports, clubs and Student Government Association activities and events.

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    ApplyWith our affordable tuition and small classroom sizes, as well as one-on-one tutoring and counseling services and childcare available on all three campuses, SUNY Erie makes attending college easy.

    Start here by applying today.

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    ExploreWe offer over 80 degree and certificate programs with 16 online programs to choose from. Find one that will launch your career or get you ready for transferring to a four-year college or university in the fields of Business and Public Services, Engineering and Technologies, Health Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    Explore SUNY Erie's academic programs today!

  • Why Choose SUNY Erie?

    As you begin to familiarize yourself with SUNY Erie Community College, you will realize that we offer something for everyone at the college’s three campuses.

    Whether you wish to enroll in one of our more than 100 associate degree, certificate, joint, and online programs, SUNY Erie is committed to giving you a high quality, affordable education, along with services that support the needs of a diverse student body.

    Flexible educational options enable students to successfully fulfill their goals, including full and part-time instruction, day, evening and weekend classes, along with distance learning opportunities.

    And along with the benefits of a first-class education, you will receive something extra – individual attention. As a new student, you will be impressed with not only the expertise of our faculty and staff, but, more importantly, with their enthusiasm.

    Whether you wish to transfer to a four-year university, desire to upgrade your current job skills or seek immediate employment, the faculty and staff at SUNY Erie are dedicated to helping you along the pathway to achieve career and personal success.

    You truly can start here and go anywhere!