Fulton County, NY Colleges

On Friday, August 10, 2012 - 18:11

Fulton County, NY, provides opportunities for higher education in the area.

Fulton County offers Fulton-Montgomery Community College, a two-year college with more than 45 degree and certificate programs and 2,400 students. The college’s small class sizes ensure students get individualized attention, and the school offers Division III sports in men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, baseball, softball and volleyball.

Apart from athletics, students at FMCC can choose from more than 30 on-campus clubs and organizations. The college’s most popular degree programs include liberal arts and sciences, business administration and criminal justice. FMCC is also known for its competitive nursing science and radiologic technology programs.

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services

The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services organization is helping area high school students get a head start on college. Headquartered in Johnstown, HFM-BOCES provides more than $30.8 million in shared educational services to the 15 school districts in the three counties.

HFM-BOCES is perhaps best known for its accredited career tech programs that help students explore and prepare for future professions while still in high school. The organization has agreements with area community colleges that allow students to start college with as many as 16 credits already under their belt. More than 500 local high school students receive career and technical training at HFM-BOCES.

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