Entrance to Corning Community College's Spencer Hill Campus

About CCC

Corning Community College is a premier two-year school, offering degree programs, certificates, and continuing education classes.

Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York State, CCC’s main campus sits on 550 acres on Spencer Hill in Corning, NY. With a complex of eight buildings on our main campus, we are the only College in the United States with an observatory, planetarium, and nature center

Serving about 5,000 students, CCC also offers a variety of services within the community at our offsite locations throughout Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler Counties.

CCC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY), and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). As a SUNY school, CCC offers students a high-quality education at an affordable rate. We believe that learning transforms lives, and everyone deserves the opportunity to achieve their full potential through education.

We offer an extensive, yet affordable, range of educational,  cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of full- and part-time learners. We focus on student achievement by stressing quality teaching and personal attention. Our emphasis on high standards, sustainability, and technological advancement provides a flexible learning environment in which students are prepared for a life of service to their professions and their communities in a globally interdependent society. 

We promote intellectual and personal growth; meet the educational needs of the community through transfer, career, certificate, and training programs; and enhance economic development. With faculty members who are devoted to teaching and personally advising students, we offer a truly comprehensive learning environment for every student.