Top New York Colleges Comparison

New York Colleges Rankings and Academic Comparison

Next table compares the 2020 Top New York Colleges in perspective of admission rate, college costs, completion rates, test scores, and more academic characteristicsThe schools are ranked and selected by our ranking method and only qualified schools are included in the ranking. See our ranking methodology for State best schools
There are 31 public and 71 private schools in 2020 Top New York Colleges. The average acceptance rate of 2020 Top New York Colleges is 60.91% and the average admission yield is 24.08%.The average tuition & fees of the 2020 Top New York Colleges is $34,122 based on out-of-state rate. The average graduation rate is 64.10% and the average student to faculty ratio is 12.87:1 (7.77%). In average, 8,011 students are attending to one of the schools.
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2020 Top New York Colleges Comparison Table
RankNameScoreAcceptance RateYieldTuition & FeesTest ScoresStudent PopulationStudent: Faculty
1 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years96.1 5.9 % 62.0 % $61,788 1,505 SAT
102 ACT
31,077 6:1
2 Ithaca, NYPrivate, 4 Years92.3 10.6 % 60.5 % $57,222 1,465 SAT
100 ACT
23,600 9:1
3 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years90.5 13.9 % 55.1 % $57,668 1,415 SAT
95 ACT
2,562 9:1
4 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years89.3 20.0 % 43.0 % $53,308 1,410 SAT
32 ACT
51,847 9:1
5 Clinton, NYPrivate, 4 Years88.7 21.3 % 36.2 % $56,530 1,430 SAT
33 ACT
2,005 9:1
6 Poughkeepsie, NYPrivate, 4 Years88.6 24.6 % 33.6 % $58,770 1,440 SAT
96 ACT
2,456 8:1
7 West Point, NYPublic, 4 Years88.4 11.5 % 85.5 % - 1,245 SAT
90 ACT
4,589 7:1
8 Hamilton, NYPrivate, 4 Years88.3 24.9 % 33.6 % $58,045 1,415 SAT
96 ACT
2,969 9:1
9 Rochester, NYPrivate, 4 Years88.1 29.4 % 24.3 % $56,030 1,410 SAT
96 ACT
11,817 10:1
10 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years88.1 60.3 % 59.2 % $44,900 1,270 SAT
80 ACT
6,479 7:1
11 Troy, NYPrivate, 4 Years87.5 43.0 % 20.3 % $55,378 1,415 SAT
31 ACT
7,895 13:1
12 Saratoga Springs, NYPrivate, 4 Years87.1 26.9 % 23.3 % $54,270 1,312 SAT
87 ACT
2,613 8:1
13 Bronx, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.7 46.0 % 10.8 % $54,393 1,340 SAT
90 ACT
16,515 15:1
14 Syracuse, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.6 49.9 % 20.6 % $53,849 1,275 SAT
84 ACT
22,803 15:1
15 New York, NYPublic, 4 Years86.6 39.3 % 20.1 % $15,412 1,305 SAT 18,029 18:1
16 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.4 56.7 % 32.0 % $50,994 1,255 SAT
80 ACT
10,544 10:1
17 Bronxville, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.4 55.8 % 22.9 % $57,520 1,330 SAT
89 ACT
1,709 9:1
18 Queens, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.2 73.1 % 15.6 % $43,000 1,170 SAT
76 ACT
21,635 17:1
19 Rochester, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.2 66.0 % 22.3 % $45,890 1,300 SAT
86 ACT
16,463 13:1
20 Stony Brook, NYPublic, 4 Years86.1 42.0 % 21.3 % $27,845 1,325 SAT
86 ACT
26,256 18:1
21 Geneva, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.1 57.2 % 24.0 % $57,030 1,245 SAT
82 ACT
2,241 10:1
22 Rockville Centre, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.0 81.0 % 16.7 % $32,600 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
4,929 10:1
23 Canton, NYPrivate, 4 Years86.0 46.1 % 21.5 % $56,765 1,273 SAT
29 ACT
2,522 11:1
24 Buffalo, NYPublic, 4 Years86.0 55.9 % 24.5 % $28,194 1,245 SAT
80 ACT
31,503 13:1
25 New York, NYPublic, 4 Years85.9 36.4 % 23.0 % $15,332 1,240 SAT 23,202 13:1
26 Vestal, NYPublic, 4 Years85.8 39.8 % 19.1 % $27,791 1,375 SAT
30 ACT
17,768 19:1
27 Schenectady, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.8 38.7 % 22.0 % $57,324 - 2,197 10:1
28 Riverdale, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.8 74.5 % 13.9 % $44,560 1,165 SAT
74 ACT
4,232 13:1
29 Hempstead, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.8 63.2 % 8.9 % $47,510 1,240 SAT
81 ACT
10,871 13:1
30 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.7 53.8 % 13.5 % $37,690 1,215 SAT
80 ACT
554 15:1
31 Syracuse, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.5 68.8 % 13.3 % $35,230 1,175 SAT
76 ACT
3,356 12:1
32 Potsdam, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.4 71.1 % 16.3 % $51,128 1,255 SAT
79 ACT
4,274 14:1
33 Queens, NYPublic, 4 Years85.4 47.6 % 21.7 % $15,488 1,140 SAT 19,746 15:1
34 Garden City, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.4 74.2 % 12.9 % $40,300 1,175 SAT
72 ACT
8,146 12:1
35 Syracuse, NYPublic, 4 Years85.4 61.4 % 31.2 % $19,040 1,215 SAT
76 ACT
2,220 14:1
36 Brooklyn, NYPublic, 4 Years85.3 44.3 % 18.9 % $15,390 1,150 SAT 18,161 16:1
37 Sparkill, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.3 76.0 % 20.4 % $33,050 1,015 SAT
22 ACT
2,000 14:1
38 New York, NYPublic, 4 Years85.3 48.3 % 17.2 % $15,290 1,155 SAT 16,043 14:1
39 Niagara University, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.3 86.6 % 19.1 % $34,510 1,110 SAT
69 ACT
3,763 11:1
40 Rochester, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.1 64.5 % 20.3 % $35,150 1,165 SAT
71 ACT
3,712 12:1
41 New York, NYPublic, 4 Years85.1 40.6 % 27.9 % $15,420 1,060 SAT 15,394 17:1
42 Oneonta, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.1 83.3 % 11.7 % $46,926 1,130 SAT
24 ACT
1,176 10:1
43 New Rochelle, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.1 88.2 % 9.6 % $40,172 1,080 SAT
23 ACT
3,926 16:1
44 Nyack, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.1 98.3 % 44.4 % $25,500 988 SAT
20 ACT
2,351 12:1
45 Buffalo, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.1 78.7 % 17.4 % $29,428 1,160 SAT
24 ACT
3,244 12:1
46 New York, NYPublic, 4 Years85.0 52.7 % 56.5 % $16,490 - 8,767 16:1
47 Bronx, NYPrivate, 4 Years85.0 77.8 % 17.5 % $40,980 1,015 SAT
60 ACT
1,861 13:1
48 Bronx, NYPublic, 4 Years84.9 39.7 % 16.5 % $15,360 1,045 SAT 14,787 16:1
49 Brooklyn, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.9 69.8 % 13.5 % $29,190 1,105 SAT
69 ACT
1,179 9:1
50 Geneseo, NYPublic, 4 Years84.8 64.8 % 19.6 % $18,837 1,210 SAT
26 ACT
5,612 18:1
51 Albany, NYPublic, 4 Years84.8 52.1 % 19.2 % $27,766 1,180 SAT
25 ACT
17,944 19:1
52 New Paltz, NYPublic, 4 Years84.8 41.3 % 18.0 % $18,412 1,180 SAT
78 ACT
7,608 15:1
53 Newburgh, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.8 93.8 % 11.5 % $32,772 1,095 SAT
63 ACT
2,352 14:1
54 Annandale-On-Hudson, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.7 64.6 % 14.6 % $56,036 - 2,207 9:1
55 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.7 - - - - 239 -
56 Throggs Neck, NYPublic, 4 Years84.7 71.7 % 36.1 % $18,418 1,168 SAT
25 ACT
1,734 15:1
57 Buffalo, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.6 63.5 % 37.7 % $30,450 975 SAT
58 ACT
2,146 12:1
58 Purchase, NYPublic, 4 Years84.5 65.0 % 27.8 % $18,833 1,165 SAT
74 ACT
4,234 14:1
59 Old Westbury, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.4 75.7 % 12.8 % $38,010 1,160 SAT
74 ACT
7,173 12:1
60 Ithaca, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.3 68.5 % 15.9 % $45,274 - 6,517 10:1
61 Utica, NYPublic, 4 Years84.3 64.8 % 19.4 % $18,413 1,175 SAT
78 ACT
3,023 13:1
62 Poughkeepsie, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.3 46.2 % 25.1 % $42,500 - 6,624 16:1
63 Brookville, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.3 75.5 % 8.9 % $38,368 1,160 SAT
71 ACT
15,196 13:1
64 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.2 75.9 % 12.3 % $46,446 1,140 SAT
25 ACT
13,326 14:1
65 Staten Island, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.2 69.8 % 20.7 % $48,280 - 2,218 15:1
66 Cortland, NYPublic, 4 Years84.2 44.3 % 20.7 % $18,716 1,130 SAT
68 ACT
6,858 16:1
67 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.2 70.5 % 47.2 % $20,550 - 11,800 13:1
68 Brockport, NYPublic, 4 Years84.2 53.3 % 22.6 % $18,590 1,100 SAT
65 ACT
8,287 18:1
69 New Rochelle, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.2 82.5 % 25.9 % $37,732 980 SAT
53 ACT
2,853 14:1
70 Plattsburgh, NYPublic, 4 Years84.2 54.3 % 22.9 % $18,782 1,140 SAT
67 ACT
5,704 16:1
71 Oneonta, NYPublic, 4 Years84.1 50.7 % 19.4 % $18,650 1,045 SAT
68 ACT
6,543 18:1
72 Orangeburg, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.0 76.8 % 18.5 % $29,844 1,030 SAT
21 ACT
1,956 15:1
73 Rochester, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.0 64.6 % 23.4 % $32,494 1,120 SAT
68 ACT
1,739 13:1
74 Houghton, NYPrivate, 4 Years84.0 95.1 % 33.2 % $33,458 - 1,001 11:1
75 Fredonia, NYPublic, 4 Years83.9 76.2 % 25.0 % $18,627 1,070 SAT
24 ACT
4,655 14:1
76 Oswego, NYPublic, 4 Years83.9 53.6 % 20.6 % $18,627 1,155 SAT
24 ACT
7,986 17:1
77 Saint Bonaventure, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.7 72.8 % 23.9 % $35,431 1,140 SAT
71 ACT
2,379 12:1
78 New York, NYPublic, 4 Years83.7 - - $14,880 - 8,041 7:1
79 Old Westbury, NYPublic, 4 Years83.7 77.9 % 17.9 % $18,278 1,002 SAT 5,087 20:1
80 Alfred, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.6 62.7 % 16.2 % $34,770 1,085 SAT
68 ACT
2,302 11:1
81 Amherst, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.6 53.9 % 19.3 % $29,430 - 2,574 12:1
82 Bronxville, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.6 81.3 % 15.1 % $34,600 1,035 SAT
65 ACT
1,737 10:1
83 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.6 78.1 % 10.9 % $35,628 1,125 SAT
72 ACT
2,063 10:1
84 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.6 78.9 % 62.2 % $19,828 - 1,027 10:1
85 Rochester, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.6 63.6 % 20.0 % $35,641 - 2,987 9:1
86 Buffalo, NYPublic, 4 Years83.5 60.5 % 18.3 % $18,182 950 SAT 9,118 15:1
87 Bronx, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.5 43.9 % 42.9 % $15,860 - 6,386 16:1
88 Utica, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.4 84.4 % 16.5 % $22,110 - 5,196 13:1
89 Troy, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.4 93.3 % 16.6 % $31,883 - 2,633 10:1
90 Aurora, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.3 78.7 % 10.1 % $30,900 1,120 SAT
74 ACT
471 9:1
91 Loudonville, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.3 80.1 % 12.6 % $39,030 - 3,221 12:1
92 Dobbs Ferry, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.2 79.4 % 17.1 % $19,594 - 9,031 17:1
93 Staten Island, NYPublic, 4 Years83.0 - - $15,440 - 13,247 18:1
94 Buffalo, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.0 99.6 % 19.9 % $27,880 1,115 SAT
53 ACT
3,045 10:1
95 New York, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.0 - - $40,799 - 4,549 -
96 Patchogue, NYPrivate, 4 Years83.0 76.7 % 35.7 % $29,200 1,110 SAT
66 ACT
4,115 13:1
97 Keuka Park, NYPrivate, 4 Years82.5 85.6 % 16.8 % $33,048 - 1,926 8:1
98 Purchase, NYPrivate, 4 Years82.4 89.9 % 12.2 % $39,570 - 2,494 11:1
99 Albany, NYPrivate, 4 Years82.4 87.4 % 11.0 % $33,386 - 3,983 14:1
100 Potsdam, NYPublic, 4 Years82.3 64.3 % 21.1 % $18,621 - 3,521 12:1
101 Saratoga Springs, NYPublic, 4 Years81.5 - - $17,515 - 10,424 15:1
102 Albany, NYPrivate, 4 Years79.5 - - - - 30,008 18:1
Average85.1 60.9 % 24.1 % $34,122 1,189 SAT
63 ACT
8,011 12.9:1
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