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132 Colleges
21,761 Yearly Graduations
$92,883 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,036 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

New York ranked #2 in the nation for teaching degrees handed out in 2019. Around 21,761 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $23,221 per year to get their degree at a college in New York, while out of state students will pay an average of $26,418 per year.

An estimated 50% of college students in New York take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,759 per year.

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Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,181 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 35 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#2

Hunter College

New York, New York
Public Public vs. Private
1,112 Yearly Degrees
$7,382 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,193 students at Hunter in total, 17,121 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,991 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 40%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

5% of Hunter students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,176 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hunter is $35,200.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,064 Yearly Degrees

The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Teachers College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $60,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

The College of Saint Rose

Albany, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,047 Yearly Degrees
$33,386 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,004 students at Saint Rose in total, 2,433 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,363 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,824 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Saint Rose with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Queens College

Queens, New York
Public Public vs. Private
962 Yearly Degrees
$7,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,866 undergraduates at QC, of which 12,532 are full-time, and there are 19,923 students altogether. It takes the average QC undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 43%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,337 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from QC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Touro College

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
832 Yearly Degrees
$18,663 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,689 undergraduates at Touro, of which 3,830 are full-time, and there are 11,631 students altogether. It takes the average Touro undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Roughly 21% of students at Touro take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,046 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Touro is $32,000.

#7

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York
Public Public vs. Private
792 Yearly Degrees
$7,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,811 students at Brooklyn College in total, 14,970 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,189 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 40%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

5% of Brooklyn College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,551 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Brooklyn College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

LIU Post

Brookville, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
697 Yearly Degrees
$38,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at LIU Post is 15,546, of which 10,707 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,630 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,216 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,900 during the early-career years.

#9

New York University

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
593 Yearly Degrees
$53,308 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 52,885 students at NYU in total, 26,981 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 25,872 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at NYU. The freshman retention rate is 93%.

About 28% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

31% of NYU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,683 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NYU is $48,900.

#10

St John's University - New York

Queens, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
507 Yearly Degrees
$42,478 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,718 students at STJ in total, 17,086 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,525 are full-time. For undergraduates at STJ, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

57% of STJ students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,553 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,100 during the early-career years.

#11

SUNY Cortland

Cortland, New York
Public Public vs. Private
486 Yearly Degrees
$8,806 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,295 undergraduates at SUNY Cortland, of which 6,170 are full-time, and there are 6,834 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at SUNY Cortland take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,423 a year. SUNY Cortland has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SUNY Cortland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

The City College of New York

New York, New York
Public Public vs. Private
463 Yearly Degrees
$7,340 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The City College of New York is 15,816, of which 13,030 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,196 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at CCNY is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 46%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,164 a year. CCNY has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CCNY with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Lehman College

Bronx, New York
Public Public vs. Private
426 Yearly Degrees
$7,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,143 students at Lehman in total, 13,002 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,066 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 35%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 6% of students at Lehman take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,487 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,400 during the early-career years.

#14

Niagara University

Niagara University, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
424 Yearly Degrees
$34,510 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,808 undergraduates at Niagara, of which 2,692 are full-time, and there are 3,723 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Niagara is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at Niagara take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,455 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Niagara with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
421 Yearly Degrees
$47,510 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,804 students at Hofstra in total, 6,498 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,156 are full-time. For undergraduates at Hofstra, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

53% of Hofstra students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,705 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hofstra is $39,900.

#16

Buffalo State

Buffalo, New York
Public Public vs. Private
398 Yearly Degrees
$8,472 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,647 undergraduates at Buffalo State, of which 6,916 are full-time, and there are 8,658 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Buffalo State is 4.5 years.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

68% of Buffalo State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,507 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Buffalo State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

St. Joseph's College - Long Island

Patchogue, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
382 Yearly Degrees
$29,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,022 undergraduates at St. Joseph’s College - Long Island, of which 2,611 are full-time, and there are 3,959 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

61% of St. Joseph’s College - Long Island students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,354 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#18

University at Albany

Albany, New York
Public Public vs. Private
377 Yearly Degrees
$10,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,286 undergraduates at UAlbany, of which 12,568 are full-time, and there are 17,544 students altogether. It takes the average UAlbany undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,172 a year. UAlbany has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAlbany is $38,700.

#19

SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz, New York
Public Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees
$8,502 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,757 students at SUNY New Paltz in total, 6,807 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,291 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 44%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at SUNY New Paltz take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,988 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from SUNY New Paltz with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
Public Public vs. Private
340 Yearly Degrees
$10,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stony Brook University is 26,814, of which 17,909 students are undergraduates and of those, 16,697 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at SUNY Stony Brook. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

About 42% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,384 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SUNY Stony Brook is $39,300.

#21

SUNY Oswego

Oswego, New York
Public Public vs. Private
301 Yearly Degrees
$8,717 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,830 students at SUNY Oswego in total, 6,920 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,561 are full-time. For undergraduates at SUNY Oswego, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

71% of SUNY Oswego students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,229 a year. SUNY Oswego has a 4.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SUNY Oswego is $33,200.

#22

The College at Brockport

Brockport, New York
Public Public vs. Private
297 Yearly Degrees
$8,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The College at Brockport is 7,924, of which 6,673 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,960 are full-time. For undergraduates at SUNY Brockport, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

71% of SUNY Brockport students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,926 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SUNY Brockport is $34,000.

#22

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
297 Yearly Degrees
$52,255 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,850 students at Syracuse in total, 15,275 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,727 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 47% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

46% of Syracuse students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,398 a year. Syracuse has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Syracuse with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Pace University - New York

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
297 Yearly Degrees
$46,446 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,395 students at Pace University in total, 8,528 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,837 are full-time. For undergraduates at Pace University, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,550 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pace University is $42,400.

#25

Manhattanville College

Purchase, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$39,570 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Manhattanville College is 2,535, of which 1,541 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,474 are full-time. For undergraduates at Manhattanville, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

56% of Manhattanville students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,759 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Manhattanville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other New York Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 SUNY Oneonta 279
27 Adelphi University 274
28 Mercy College 266
28 Bank Street College of Education 266
30 University at Buffalo 261
31 Seminar L’moros Bais Yaakov 251
32 SUNY Empire State College 226
33 SUNY Plattsburgh 225
34 SUNY Potsdam 220
35 College of Staten Island CUNY 216
36 University of Rochester 210
37 Alfred University 208
37 SUNY Geneseo 208
39 Canisius College 198
40 Fordham University 196
41 Molloy College 190
42 SUNY Fredonia 186
43 Concordia College - New York 182
44 Borough of Manhattan Community College 173
45 Nazareth College 162
46 Daemen College 154
47 New York Institute of Technology 128
48 Boricua College 126
49 Medaille College 124
50 Manhattan College 117
51 Binghamton University 114
52 St. Bonaventure University 112
53 SUNY Old Westbury 107
54 Le Moyne College 105
55 The Sage Colleges 104
56 Hostos Community College 100
57 St. John Fisher College 94
58 Roberts Wesleyan College 91
59 St. Thomas Aquinas College 78
60 Ithaca College 76
61 Medgar Evers College 70
62 Utica College 50
63 Elmira College 49
64 St. Joseph’s College - New York 48
65 Iona College 47
66 Kingsborough Community College 46
67 Baruch College 45
68 Niagara County Community College 44
69 Dominican College of Blauvelt 43
69 Columbia University in the City of New York 43
71 Wagner College 42
72 Bronx Community College 38
73 Hudson Valley Community College 37
73 Yeshiva University 37
73 Erie Community College 37
76 St Lawrence University 35
77 Colgate University 34
78 Nyack College 30
78 Houghton College 30
80 Bard College 29
80 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 29
82 Mount Saint Mary College 28
83 Keuka College 27
84 Clarkson University 26
84 Genesee Community College 26
86 Pratt Institute - Main 24
87 St. Francis College 23
87 Herkimer County Community College 23
89 College of Mount Saint Vincent 22
90 Suffolk County Community College 21
91 York College 20
91 The New School 20
93 Monroe College 19
93 Marist College 19
93 The Graduate Center, CUNY 19
96 SUNY Cobleskill 18
97 LaGuardia Community College 17
98 Cazenovia College 16
99 Skidmore College 14
99 Metropolitan College of New York 14
101 New York City College of Technology 13
101 Rochester Institute of Technology 13
103 Five Towns College 9
103 Sarah Lawrence College 9
105 Nassau Community College 8
106 School of Visual Arts 7
106 Vassar College 7
106 Columbia-Greene Community College 7
109 Finger Lakes Community College 6
110 Wells College 5
110 Adirondack Community College 5
110 Siena College 5
113 Bryant & Stratton College - Online 4
114 Monroe Community College 3
114 Cornell University 3
114 SUNY Westchester Community College 3
114 Jefferson Community College 3
118 Corning Community College 2
118 Orange County Community College 2
118 SUNY Schenectady County Community College 2
118 Jamestown Community College 2
118 Mohawk Valley Community College 2
123 Hartwick College 1
123 Fulton-Montgomery Community College 1
123 D’Youville College 1
126 Excelsior College 0
126 Onondaga Community College 0
126 Purchase College 0
126 Queensborough Community College 0
126 Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion 0
126 Davis College 0
126 Rockland Community College 0

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