“Herkimer County Community College plays a critical educational, social and economic development role in the Mohawk Valley region. With more than 40 career and transfer degree and certificate programs, a leading online educational program, and a variety of workforce development programs and partnerships, Herkimer College is making a significant impact in the lives of the students and community members we serve. Our proud community college alumni are workers, leaders and well-informed citizens also making a difference in the community.” – Cathleen C. McColgin, Ph.D.
Name: Herkimer County Community College
College president’s name: Cathleen McColgin
Board Chair: Isabella Crandall
Campus Setting: Fringe, Rural
Year established: 1967
Student Characteristics Fall 2017
Total Enrollment: 2,632
African American: 13%
- More than 60% of our students continue transfer to four-year colleges and universities to continue their educations.
- We have a diverse student body with more than 100 international students enrolled from 26 different countries.
- Our Internet Academy is a leading provider of outstanding online college programs offering 19 degree programs and four certificate programs, as well as online support services, entirely online.
- The Herkimer Generals consistently rank among the top two-year college non-scholarship athletic programs in the nation.