Broome Community College, founded in 1946, is a two-year college and a member of the largest college system in the world, the State University of New York, commonly known as SUNY.
Under the wing of SUNY, the college is sponsored by the County of Broome and a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All curriculums are registered by the State Education Department. Individual programs are accredited by a variety of sources when necessary, including but not limited to, the Commission on Higher Education, the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.
The college strives to set itself apart from other community colleges with its access to excellent faculty and state-of-the-art technology. Campus services include information technology services, a learning assistance center, and the library and learning resources center featuring Wi-Fi access, multiple computer and reference labs, extensive media services, and even iPods available for student loan. Studies are flexible, and students may choose from full-time, part-time, day, evening, weekend, and online courses.