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Serving nearly 400,000 students among 64 different institutions, the State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States. More than 3 million people around the globe can boast that they have a degree from a SUNY institution. SUNY Adirondack is an associate’s degree-granting institution in this system that offers more than 30 programs that lead to pathways to other universities or directly into the workforce.

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SUNY Adirondack
Leading the way

With more than 30 unique academic programs, workforce training courses and programs, and hundreds of personal enrichment opportunities, SUNY Adirondack is a leader in preparing students to transfer anywhere upon degree completion and create the next generation of workers and leaders for a bright future.

Our students

Students are our top priority. SUNY Adirondack students are a diverse group of people — with high school valedictorians, working parents and everyone in between enrolled — all pursuing the same goal: a better life. The college experience opens minds and shapes lives, offering an educational foundation that can be built on for years to come.

Our faculty

The faculty at SUNY Adirondack have the credentials to teach anywhere, yet they choose to be here as part of a team of dedicated educators who are building the future of Upstate New York — one student at a time. Academic support is critical to the educational experience at the college. With structured classes and one-on-one guidance and mentoring, our faculty members guide students through the academic process and on to graduation.

Our Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to open a world of opportunities for our students. Graduates have the option of transferring to one of many partner universities for a four-year degree or being highly sought after in the job market.

Our commitment to qatar

By choosing to expand our campus to include opportunities for the citizens and residents of Qatar, we are determined to provide the same quality education and support to students who choose SUNY Adirondack in Qatar as their pathway to success

Why study with SUNY adirondack in QATAR?

Associate Degrees

As a member of the State University of New York, SUNY Adirondack is committed to offering courses that can transfer as general education credits to numerous U.S. colleges and universities, including those in Qatar. The courses are specifically chosen to satisfy a broad set of requirements that serve as the foundation of many bachelor’s degree programs with which SUNY Adirondack has transfer agreements. They can also be applied to degrees at SUNY Adirondack, including an Associate in Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Sciences; Associate in Liberal Arts: Math and Sciences; Associate in Applied Science – Cybersecurity; and Associate in Applied Science – Mechatronics, among others.


The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States.  SUNY Adirondack is one of 64 campuses across New York State offering the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. With the resources and prestige of the SUNY system but the human connection of a tight-knit community, we offer significant savings for quality education.  This program provides the opportunity for students to learn from accomplished, recognized professors with years of experience in the classroom and in their respective fields. Technology creates an engaging classroom that students describe as “a truly wonderful experience” that “feels very personal.” Earn credits toward a college degree with the potential to transfer to four-year SUNY universities or any other of the notable colleges with which SUNY Adirondack has transfer equivalencies, including Virginia Commonwealth University, Texas A&M University and Carnegie-Mellon University.


SUNY Adirondack is a two-year community college that emphasizes community. With more than 30 unique academic programs, SUNY Adirondack is a leader in the region’s workforce development, preparing the next generation of leaders for a bright future. More than 50 SUNY Adirondack faculty members have earned SUNY-wide recognition with Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence over the years, in five categories: Faculty Service, Librarianship, Professional Service, Scholarship and Creative Activities, and Teaching. The college has nine distinguished professors, a campus-based recognition of accomplishment.