Founded in 1909 under the leadership of Nobel Prize recipient Guglielmo Marconi, TCI was a leading center for education and development in the communications industry. Later, the school was propelled forward by graduate David Sarnoff, pioneer of American commercial radio and television, and co-founder of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
TCI is located in the heart of New York City, directly across from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station in Manhattan. This provides easy access via train from the five boroughs of New York as well as Northern New Jersey.
For the past 12 years Community College Week has ranked TCI as one of the top 2 year colleges in America. In their most recent survey for the 2009-2010 academic year, TCI ranked in the top 10 in the nation among two-year institutions in the awarding of Associate Degrees in Computer & Information Sciences & Support Services, in Engineering Technologies & Engineering related fields and in Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services.*
TCI offers 14 degree programs in fields such as business, digital media, healthcare, technology, and engineering. Please note that not all programs are available at all times.
- Accounting Technology
- Business Administration
- Security Services and Management
- Paralegal Studies
- Health Information Technology
- Human Services
- Ophthalmic Dispensing
- Automotive Technology
- Electronics Engineering Technology
- Industrial Electronics Technology – Computer Technology Track
- Networking Technology
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology
- Facilities Management Technology
- Digital Media Arts
TCI serves more than 3,600 students in a Fall semester comprised of 82 countries/nationalities.
TCI is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education as well as Middle States Commission on Higher Education** which accredits NYS Colleges & Universities.
Financial aid available for those who qualify.
* Community College Week (Community College Week – 2011 Annual Survey of two-year associate degree-granting institutions. (6-11-12 Issue).
**New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234, (518) 474-5889 as well as the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000).