Community Colleges in New York

For the academic year 2019-2020, 37 community colleges are active in New York. Columbia University in the City of New York has ranked first in New York community college ranking and Cornell University and Barnard College ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at New York community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in New York is $6,713 for New York residents and $10,747 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 286,475 students have enrolled in community colleges in New York and, of that, 12,422 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of New York community colleges is 18.57 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in New York is $5,527.
  • The average graduation rate is 29.84% and the average transfer-out rate is 18.03% at community colleges in New York.

37 Community Colleges in New York Comparison Table

College NameNew York Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Adirondack Community College
Queensbury, NY
$5,832$8,3043,72717230%18%$5,09616 to 1
SUNY Broome Community College
Binghamton, NY
$6,136$11,2246,50775727%26%$5,92020 to 1
Cayuga County Community College
Auburn, NY
$5,884$10,8763,77568929%17%$5,90523 to 1
Clinton Community College
Plattsburgh, NY
$6,831$12,3771,35310527%20%$5,00415 to 1
Columbia-Greene Community College
Hudson, NY
$5,616$10,5841,5846736%16%$4,73717 to 1
SUNY Corning Community College
Corning, NY
$5,824$9,0523,42422833%17%$5,30919 to 1
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
New York, NY
$5,170$8,05026,50624324%16%$5,98926 to 1
CUNY Bronx Community College
Bronx, NY
$5,206$8,08610,5193721%14%$5,97720 to 1
CUNY Hostos Community College
Bronx, NY
$5,208$8,0887,3316123%11%$5,63621 to 1
CUNY Kingsborough Community College
Brooklyn, NY
$5,252$8,13215,0517334%16%$5,96922 to 1
CUNY LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, NY
$5,218$8,09819,3003428%13%$5,26224 to 1
CUNY Queensborough Community College
Bayside, NY
$5,210$8,09015,4111728%18%$5,65621 to 1
Dutchess Community College
Poughkeepsie, NY
$4,896$9,2468,58211432%20%$5,69321 to 1
Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY
$5,722$10,76910,52987525%15%$5,79318 to 1
Finger Lakes Community College
Canandaigua, NY
$5,534$6,5085,94465033%19%$4,98019 to 1
Fulton-Montgomery Community College
Johnstown, NY
$5,718$5,7182,4518632%19%$5,37418 to 1
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY
$5,040$5,6405,53057032%19%$4,85615 to 1
Herkimer County Community College
Herkimer, NY
$5,706$8,9902,39852430%28%$5,82619 to 1
Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, NY
$5,964$10,76410,8961,15832%17%$4,73420 to 1
Jamestown Community College
Jamestown, NY
$6,336$11,5364,47624936%13%$6,24115 to 1
Jefferson Community College
Watertown, NY
$5,688$10,6083,27726431%18%$5,30418 to 1
Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY
$5,500$7,7986,31726435%16%$6,70518 to 1
Monroe Community College
Rochester, NY
$5,662$10,36812,2731,17625%19%$6,01121 to 1
Nassau Community College
Garden City, NY
$6,330$12,13017,40674123%20%$6,08717 to 1
Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY
$5,501$10,2535,04719930%16%$5,17617 to 1
North Country Community College
Saranac Lake, NY
$6,562$13,7341,9781835%19%$5,88413 to 1
Onondaga Community College
Syracuse, NY
$5,754$10,8449,83449120%22%$6,03419 to 1
Orange County Community College
Middletown, NY
$6,094$11,4706,61712523%17%$5,07518 to 1
Rockland Community College
Suffern, NY
$5,618$10,7286,85924329%21%$4,63921 to 1
Schenectady County Community College
Schenectady, NY
$5,524$10,4325,23150022%18%$5,70920 to 1
Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, NY
$6,310$11,5181,5344129%22%$4,65718 to 1
Tompkins Cortland Community College
Dryden, NY
$6,547$12,2022,37334926%26%$5,64315 to 1
Ulster County Community College
Stone Ridge, NY
$5,740$10,6203,55417626%18%$5,56520 to 1
SUNY Westchester Community College
Valhalla, NY
$5,036$12,22611,53531817%16%$5,10814 to 1
Suffolk County Community College
Selden, NY
$5,977$11,44726,07880824%15%$5,36122 to 1
Western Suffolk BOCES
Northport, NY
$43,050$43,050313-77%-$4,42612 to 1
CUNY Stella and Charles Guttman Community College
New York, NY
$5,194$8,074955-40%14%$7,14915 to 1
Average$6,713$10,747286,47512,42230%18%$5,52719 to 1