Class of 2020 Facts and Figures

The information on this page highlights the diversity and key data points of the college's graduating class of 2020 as of May 5, 2020.

Graduate Data

Graduate Data
Category Number of Graduates
Eligible to graduate 1,790
Eligible to graduate with academic honors 397
Members of Phi Theta Kappa 157

Oldest and Youngest Graduates

  • Oldest: Christine Martinec Vlahides, 64, Construction Technology-Building Construction A.A.S.
  • Youngest: William Gannon, 17, Engineering Science A.S.

International Graduates

The Class of 2020 includes students from 43 different foreign countries (Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, China, Congo, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Malaysia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam).

Military/Veterans of the Armed Forces

There are 60 graduates who either self-identified as being a member of the military on the admissions application or are veterans using education benefits. There are 17 students (28% of the veterans graduating this year) who are identified as graduating with honors.


There are 1,467 (82% of total) graduates from the Capital Region.

Number of graduates by Capital Region County
County Number of Graduates
(percentage of total)
Albany 571 (32%)
Rensselaer 464 (26%)
Saratoga 259 (14%)
Schenectady 173 (10%)

Programs with the Most Graduates

Programs with the largest number of graduates
Program Number of Graduates
Business Administration A.A.S. and A.S. 192
Individual Studies A.A. and A.S. 168
Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science A.A. 157
Criminal Justice A.A.S. and A.S. 115
Electrical Construction and Maintenance A.O.S. 87
Nursing A.A.S. 87
Computer Information Systems A.A.S. and A.S. 82
Human Services A.A.S. and A.S. 61
Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services A.O.S. 55
Engineering Science A.S. 48
Automotive Technical Services A.O.S. 46
Digital Media A.S. 39
Early Childhood A.A.S. 33