Saranac Lake, NY Colleges

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Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake is a village located in the state of New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,406. The village is named after Upper, Middle and Lower Saranac Lakes, which are nearby.

The Village of Saranac Lake covers parts of three towns (Harrietstown, St. Armand, and North Elba) and two counties, Franklin and Essex. The village boundaries do not touch the shores of any of the three Saranac Lakes; Lower Saranac Lake is a half mile west of the village. The northern reaches of Lake Flower, which is part of the Saranac River, lie within the village. The town of Saranac is an entirely separate entity, 33 miles (53 km) to the northeast.

The village lies within the boundaries of the Adirondack Park, about seven miles (11 km) from Lake Placid. These two villages, along with nearby Tupper Lake, comprise what is known as the Tri-Lakes region.

Saranac Lake was named the best small town in New York State and ranked 11th in the United States in The 100 Best Small Towns in America. In 1998, the National Civic League named Saranac Lake an All-America City and in 2006, the village was named one of the "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. 186 buildings in the village are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Schools in and around Saranac Lake, NY

Name
North Country Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,600 average out-state tuition; $3,900 average in-state tuition
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $20,570 average out-state tuition; $20,570 average in-state tuition
Clinton Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,500 average out-state tuition; $3,620 average in-state tuition
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Four or more years; Public; $14,320 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES-Practical Nursing Program
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
CVPH Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit
Word of Life Bible Institute
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $7,100 average out-state tuition; $7,100 average in-state tuition

Saranac Lake, NY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017