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Budget cuts at public colleges and universities

Even as their popularity soars, Long Island’s public colleges and universities are cutting their budgets.


STONY BROOK
Current enrollment 24,692
Percent increase over last year: 2.9
Amount cut in past two years: $37 million
Percentage of budget that cut represents: $ 12%
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OLD WESTBURY
Current enrollment 3,900
Percent increase over last year: 10
Amount cut in past two years: $2.5 million
Percentage of budget that cut represents: 8
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FARMINGDALE
Current enrollment: 7,000
Percent increase over last year: 3.1
Amount cut in past two years: $4,594,200
Percentage of budget that cut represents: 10.7
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NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Current enrollment: 22,943
Percent increase over last year: 3.6
Amount cut in past two years: $1.8 million
Percentage of budget that cut represents: .5
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SUFFOLK COMMUNTY COLLEGE
Current enrollment: 24,523
Percent increase over last year: 10
Amount cut in past two years: $1.93 million
Percentage of budget that cut represents: 4
 

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