New York Colleges List

As a large and populous state is no surprise that many of the best establishments in the list of New York colleges are ranked highly in the University Review top 100 college Ranking List.

The highest ranked colleges in NY state are as follows: Columbia University (Ranks 8th best in the USA); Cornell University (10th); New York University (21st); University of Rochester (34th); Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (56th); Yeshiva University (68th); Syracuse University (72nd); and SUNY Stony Brook (85th).

Tuition Fee information updated 2nd March 2023.

List of New York Colleges Part 1

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Adelphi University1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530Private5040$42,090$42,09068%1896
Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences106 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208-3492Private1071$38225$382251881
Albany Medical College47 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208Private$57,723$57,7231939
Alfred University1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802-1205Private1960$22,310 to $38,270 plus $1,260 fee.$38,270 plus $1,260 fee.70%1836
Bank Street College of Education610 W 112th St, New York, NY 10025PrivateN/A$1,761 per credit ( graduate study)1916
Bard College30 Campus Rd, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504Private2022$59,800$59,80038%1860
Barnard College3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Private2489$62,525$62,52521%1889
Boricua College3755 Broadway, New York, NY 10032Private1200$12,025$12,02556%1973
Briarcliffe College1055 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714Private$33,998$33,9981966
Canisius College2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208-1098Private3084$33,045$33,04573%1870
Cazenovia College22 Sullivan Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035-1804Private1077$36,668$36,66878%1824
Christ the King Seminary711 Knox Rd, East Aurora, NY 14052Private$14,750 (historical graduate fees, no longer taking admissions)1857
City University of New York (CUNY) System
(CUNY) Baruch College1 Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010Public14082$7,464 $15,41427%1919
(CUNY) Brooklyn College2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210Public13596$7,440 - Local$15,390 - Domestic34%1930
(CUNY) City College160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031Public12629$6,930$18,60034%1847
(CUNY) College of Staten Island2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314Public13456$7,490$15,440 100%1976
(CUNY) Graduate School & University CenterPublicN/A$5,545 / semester for Master's students$855 / credit1961
(CUNY) Hunter College695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021Public16689$6,930$18,60031%1870
(CUNY) John Jay College of Criminal Justice524 West 59 Street, New York, NY 10019Public13217$7,470$15,42053%1965
(CUNY) Lehman College250 Bedford Park Boulevard W, Bronx, NY 10468Public9886$7,409$15,360 25%1968
(CUNY) Medgar Evers College1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225Public6491$7,250$18,920100%1969
(CUNY) New York City College of Technology300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201Public16860$7,320$15,270 71%1946
(CUNY) Queens College65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11367Public15351$7,538$15,48837%1937
(CUNY) York College94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11451Public8259$6,930$620 per Credit65%1966
Clarkson University8 Clarkson Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13699Private3110$56,258.$56,25864%1896
Colgate University13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346Private2890$63,904$63,90427%1819
College of Mount Saint Vincent6301 Riverdale Avenue, Riverdale, NY 10471Private1649$40,980$40,98091%1847
College of New RochelleCastle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805-2338Private6800$36,152$53,49457%1904
College of Saint Rose432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-1490Private2891$36,398$36,39878%1920
Columbia University2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Private6084$65,524 (plus new student fees of $615)$65,524 (plus new student fees of $615)7%1754
Concordia College - Bronxville171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, NY 10708Private887$34,500 $34,500 72%1881
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art30 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003Private868$44,550$44,5508%1859
Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY 14850Private and Public14393$62,456
$41,958 in State Contract Colleges
Culinary Institute of America1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499Private and Public2814$33,850 ($16,925 per semester) plus $835 general fee$33,8501946
Daemen College4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226-3592Private and Public2156$32,090$32,09049%1947
Davis College400 Riverside Dr, Johnson City, NY 13790Private and Public329$17,150$17,1501900
Dominican College470 Western Highway, Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210Private and Public1527$31,200 ($15,610 per semester)$15,610 per semester72%1952
Dowling CollegeIdle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale Long Island, NY 11769Private and Public2298$29,100$29,10074%1955
D'Youville College320 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201Private1620$31,190$31,19079%1908
Elmira College1 Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901Private1408$35,270 plus $1,734 fee$35,270 plus $1,734 fee80%1855
Excelsior College7 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203Private35100$510 to $550 per credit hour.$510 to $550 per credit hour.1971
Five Towns College305 N. Service Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746-5871Private752$12,450 (per semester)$12,450 (per semester)55%1972
Fordham University113 W. 60th Street, New York, NY 10023Private8345$58,467$58,46747%1841
Hamilton College198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323Private1926$62,050$62,05027%1812
Hartwick College1 Hartwick Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820-4020Private1615$50,254 (plus $1,055 fee)$50,254 (plus $1,055 fee)84%1797
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of ReligionBrookdale Center, One West 4th Street New York, NY 10012-11Private$27,5001922
Hilbert College5200 S. Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075-1597Private1089$26,373$26,3731957
Hobart & William Smith Colleges337 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14456Private2368$60,350$60,35050%1822
Hofstra University100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549Private6826$53,310$53,31059%1935
Houghton College1 Willard Avenue, Houghton, NY 14744Private1081$16,690 ($28,100 including food and board, and other fees)$16,690 ($28,100 all in)92%1883
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai1428 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029Private516 (Grad)$33,600 in the first year ($1,200 per Credit (variable, this example is for an MS in Biomedical Sciences)$1,200 per Credit (variable)1963
Iona College715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801Private3539$44,328$44,32892%1940
Ithaca College953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-7000Private6234$49,880$49,88067%1892
The Jewish Theological Seminary of America3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Private$1,335 to $1,670 per credit$1,335 to $1,670 per credit1886
The Juilliard School60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-6588Private850$52,500$52,5001905
Keuka College141 Central Avenue, Keuka Park, NY 14478Private1829$36,500$36,50088%1890
The King's College56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004Private516$35,000$35,00071%1938
Le Moyne College1419 Salt Springs Road, Syracuse, NY 13214-1301Private2785$37,450$37,45062%1946
LIM College12 E. 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022Private1513$30,610$30,6101939
Long Island University (System)720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548-1300Private7983$39,458 (general)$39,45881%1954
Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences75 Dekalb Ave, New York, NY 11201Private1886
LIU Brentwood1001 Crooked Hill Rd, Brentwood, NY 11717Private1976
LIU Brooklyn1 University Plaza, New York, NY 11201Private1926
C.W. Post Campus (LIU Post)720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548-1300Private7983$39,458$39,45881%1954
LIU Hudson70 New York 340, Orangeburg, NY 10962Private
LIU Riverhead121 Speonk Riverhead Road, Long Island University Building, Riverhead, NY 11901-3499Private2006
Manhattan CollegeManhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10471Private3403$46,100$46,10066%1853
Manhattan School of Music120 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10027Private$50,840$50,8401917
Manhattanville College2900 Purchase St, Purchase, NY 10577Private1700~$41,210 ($20,425 per semester plus fees)~$41,2101841
Maria College of Albany700 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208Private859~$16,250 ($7,990 per semester = $265 fee)~$16,250 ($7,990 per semester = $265 fee)1958
Marist College3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601Private5566$44,900$44,90038%1929
Marymount Manhattan College221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021Private1833$38,718$38,71875%1936
Medaille College18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, NY 14214Private1,728$33,000$33,00054%1937
Mercy College555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522Private8154$21,058 ($10,529 per semester) plus fees$10,529 per semester63%1950
Metropolitan College of New York75 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013Private911~$19,338 ($9,669 per semester)($9,669 per semester)52%1964
Molloy College1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570Private3375$36,030$36,03073%1955
Monroe CollegeMonroe College Way, Bronx, NY 10468Private6794$15,432 ($7,716 per semester)($7,716 per semester)44%1933
Mount Saint Mary College330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550Private2203$37,938$37,93886%1959

List of New York Colleges and Universities Part 2

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Nazareth College4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618-3790Private2034$39,310$39,31068%1924
The New School66 W. 12th Street, New York, NY 10011Private6874~53,100 ($25,950 per semester plus $600 fees)$25,950 per semester plus $600 fees67%1919
New York Chiropractic College2360 New York 89, Seneca Falls, NY 13148Private826$18,144$18,1441919
New York Institute of Technology1855 Broadway, New York, NY 10023Private4456$39,960$39,96074%1955
New York Medical College40 Sunshine Cottage Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595Private1,660 (grad)$29,175 per term$29,175 per term1860
New York University70 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012Private22615$60,438$60,43832%1831
Niagara University5795 Lewiston Rd, Niagara Univ, NY 14109Private3327$37,180$37,18066%1856
Nyack College1 South Boulevard, Nyack, NY 10960-3698Private3318$25,050$25,05097%1882
Pace University1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038Private8289$48,152$48,15281%1906
Paul Smith's College7777 New York 30, Brighton, NY 12970Private1000$31,080$31,08075%1946
Pratt Institute200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205Private3149$55,575 (plus plus $1,793 per extra credit in excess of 18).$55,57567%1887
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute110 Eighth Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590Private5452$55,600$55,60041%1824
Roberts Wesleyan College2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624-1997Private1415$34,788 (plus $1,636 fee)$34,788 (plus $1,636 fee)73%1866
Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College2265 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624-1997Private$10,940 to $47,825
Certificate / Masters: Credit Hour: $555
Doctor of Ministry: Credit Hour: $580
$10,940 to $47,8251998
Rockefeller University1230 York Ave, New York, NY 10065Private$6,000 to $27,7001901
Rochester Institute of Technology1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623Private13880$54,176 (plus fees)$54,176 (plus fees)60%1829
The Sage Colleges65 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180-4115Private1699$33,851$33,85157%1916
Saint Bonaventure University3261 West State Road, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778Private1826$37,620$37,62080%1858
Saint Francis College180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201Private2764$27,298$27,29864%1884
Saint John Fisher College3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618Private2959$37,748$37,74863%1948
Saint John's University8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439Private15733$47,830$47,83053%1870
Saint Joseph's College245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688Private4529$49,410$49,41075%1916
Saint Joseph's Seminary201 Seminary Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704Private$37,450 (including board and lodging)$37,450 (including board and lodging)1896
Saint Lawrence University23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617Private2414$61,600$61,60046%1856
Saint Thomas Aquinas College125 New York 340, Sparkill, NY 10976Private1801$36,920$36,92082%1952
Sarah Lawrence College1 Meadway, Bronxville, NY 10708-5999Private1471$60,700$60,70077%1926
School of Visual Arts209 E. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010-3994Private3636$46,800$46,8001947
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception440 W Neck Rd, Huntington, NY 11743Private1926
Siena College515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, NY 12211Private3161$40,945$40,94558%1937
Skidmore College815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866Private2684$62,398$62,39835%1903
State University of New York System
SUNY Albany1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222Public12822$10,407$28,24856%1844
Alfred State University (SUNY College of Technology - Alfred)10 Upper College Dr, Alfred, NY 14802Public3549 $8,862$13,11255%1908
SUNY Binghamton4400 Vestal Pkwy E, Binghamton, NY 13902Public12997$10,390$28,23042%1946
SUNY Buffalo3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214Public19831$10,856$28,77657%1846
Buffalo State College1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222Public9335$8,486$16,99749%1871
SUNY Stony BrookStony Brook, NY 11790Public15992$10,559$28,48040%1957
College at Brockport - SUNY350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420Public7090$8,734 $18,64448%1835
College at Cortland - SUNY38 Graham Ave, Cortland, NY 13045Public6400$8,850$18,76047%1868
College at Fredonia - SUNY280 Central Ave, Fredonia, NY 14063Public5103$8,766$18,67752%1826
College at Geneseo - SUNY1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454-1401Public5504$8,966$18,87653%1871
College at New Paltz - SUNY1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561-2443Public6570$8,525$18,43544%1828
College at Old Westbury - SUNY223 Store Hill Rd, Old Westbury, NY 11568Public4158$8,379$18,28958%1965
College at Oneonta - SUNYRavine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820Public5820 $8,786$18,69643%1889
College at Oswego - SUNY7060 State Route 104, Oswego, NY 13126Public7328 $8,768$18,67949%1861
College at Plattsburgh - SUNY101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2697Public5639$9,303$19,20546%1889
College at Potsdam - SUNY44 Pierrepont Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13676Public3707$8,87318,78168%1816
College at Purchase - SUNY735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577Public4265$8,953$18,86333%1967
College of Agriculture & Technology at Cobleskill - SUNYState Route 7, Cobleskill, New York 12043Public2470$8,676$18,58673%1911
College of Agriculture & Technology at Morrisville (Morrisville State College)80 Eaton St, Morrisville, NY 13408Public3028$8,740$18,65159%1908
College of Environmental Science & Forestry - SUNY1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210Public1798 $8,741$18,65151%1911
College of Optometry - SUNY33 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036Public362 $11,775$23,56516%1971
College of Technology at Canton - SUNY34 Cornell Drive, Canton, NY 13617Public3550$8,689$13,11979%1906
College of Technology at Delhi - SUNY2 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753Public3426$8,830 $12,60059%1913
SUNY Downstate Medical Center450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203Public1,738 (Grad)$7,869$19,5251860
Empire State College2 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866Public10851$11,870$23,66082%1971
Farmingdale State College2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735-1021Public8126$10,642$21,24551%1912
Fashion Institute of TechnologySeventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York, NY 10001-5992Public9566$6,169$16,75045%1944
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome100 Seymour Road, Utica, NY 13502Public1807$8,561$19,32148%1966
Maritime College at Fort Schuyler6 Pennyfield Avenue, Throggs Neck, NY 10465Public1601$8,570$18,48064%1874
SUNY Upstate Medical University766 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210Public1,542 (Grad)Per term:
Baccalaureate: $3,535
Medicine: $21,835.00
Per term:
Baccalaureate: $8,490
Medicine: $32,580.00
Syracuse University900 S Crouse Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210Private15097$60,135$60,13559%Touro College1870
Touro College27-33 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010Private6805$21,170$21,17065%1971
Unification Theological Seminary30 Seminary Dr, Barrytown, NY 12507Private$8,120$8,1201975
Union College807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308Private2246$63,954$63,95437%1795
Union Graduate College80 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308Private$36,120 plus fees$36,120 plus fees1873
Union Theological Seminary3041 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Private300$23,670$23,6701836
United States Merchant Marine Academy300 Steamboat Road, Kings Point, NY 11024Public958Midshipman fees $520 to $780 per annumMidshipman fees $520 to $780 per annum18%1943
United States Military Academy600 Thayer Road, West Point, NY 10996-2101Public4591$0$09%1802
University of RochesterWilson Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14627Private6177$63,150$63,15036%1850
Utica College1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502Private2881$23,208 plus fees ~$1,100$23,208 plus fees ~$1,10085%1946
Vassar College124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604Private2477$64,800$64,80024%1861
Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology86-01 23rd Avenue, Flushing, NY 11369Private1725$26,550$26,55077%1932
Villa Maria College240 Pine Ridge Rd, Buffalo, NY 14225Private$26,960$26,9601961
Wagner College1 Campus Road, Staten Island, NY 10301Private1838$49,460$49,46070%1883
Webb Institute298 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, NY 11542-1398Private82$58,150$58,15030%1889
Wells College170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026Private534$49,100$49,10060%1868
Yeshiva University500 W. 185th Street, New York, NY 10033Private2885$48,800$48,80082,2%1886

Size wise the largest colleges by student body are the New York University (22,615 UG students) and SUNY Buffalo (19,831 students). While the smallest establishments include the Webb Institute (82 students) and Wells College (534 students).

Cost wise, and excluding schools such as the United States Military Academy (free tuition) and the United States Merchant Marine Academy ($1,032), the main public higher education establishments the lowest in-state tuition fees are offered by SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology (In-state tuition: $6,169; Out of state fees: $16,750) and the CUNY Medgar Evers College (In-state: $7,250; Out of state: $18,920). Conversely the highest priced public college in New York State are SUNY Stony Brook ($10,559 In-state tuition fees and $28,480 Out of state fees) and SUNY Binghamton (In-state: $10,390; Out of state: $28,230).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishments are Boricua College ($12,025) and the Maria College of Albany ($16,250), whilst the most expensive universities in New York state are Columbia ($65,524), Cornell ($62,456), Colgate ($63,904), Barnard ($62,525), and the Sarah Lawrence College ($61,234).

The most selective colleges are Columbia (7% acceptance rate) and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art (8%). The oldest college in the state is Columbia, established in 1754, followed by Union College (1795).

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