New York Online Colleges & Universities – Top Online Schools for 2014

AC Online: Ranking the Most Affordable Online Colleges in New York

Students have always flocked to New York to seek higher education. Now, New York boasts another reason to consider this state for your educational needs. Online schools in New York offer some of the very best degree programs through their fully online four-year schools. Online degree programs in New York streamline the process of higher education, without substituting any of the benefits found in similar on-campus programs. These online colleges are accredited and often utilize the same professors and curriculum requirements in order to grant equivalent degrees as earned those on campus. We’ve cataloged all of the exceptional online programs in New York and ordered them from lowest tuition to highest for your convenience. Each program is individual but all are offered by a superior New York online college.

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CUNY School of Professional Studies

CUNY School of Professional Studies

119 W. 31st Street, New York, NY 10001

The CUNY School of Professional Studies originated the first fully accredited online college degree program at the City University of New York (CUNY). Founded in 2003, CUNY SPS was developed to cater to the demands of the job market, and its programs were designed to meet the educational needs of working adults, organizations, and employers. CUNY SPS is also the first CUNY school to feature entirely online undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Students engage with each other and faculty by email, ePortfolios, blogs, instant messaging, and discussion boards. Bachelor’s and master’s degree programs include Disability Studies, Business, Data Analytics, Health Information Management, Nursing and more.


SUNY Empire State College

One Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866-4391

All SUNY Empire State College graduate programs are conducted through online college. A few graduate courses also require some in-person attendance at meetings or brief residencies. Students interface with online classes through Moodlerooms, the online course management system. Online graduate degree programs are offered in Business, Education, Liberal Studies, Policy Studies and Nursing.


SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome

100 Seymour Rd, Utica, New York 13502

SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome offers several online college degree programs administered through the SUNY Learning Network. Degrees issued for online programs are fully accredited by SUNYIT Utica-Rome. Hybrid courses are also available in which students participate both in campus classes and using online instructional components. You can obtain a listing of online programs offered by contacting the campus.


SUNY College at Plattsburgh

101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901-2681

SUNY College at Plattsburgh offers many online college course options as well as a fully-online RN-to-BSN program. Enrolled students and adult learners alike enjoy the flexible scheduling and added intellectual interaction that online participation provides. Courses are administered through Moodle, an online course management system. Students with self-discipline, strong written communication and Internet navigation skills are good candidates for online study.


SUNY College at Oswego

7060 State Route 104, Oswego, New York 13126

SUNY College at Oswego offers online college programs to fit your schedule. Although not self-paced, the online format allows you to log on any time of day, but you must meet guidelines of how frequently you participate. Degree programs online include Vocational Teaching degrees, an MBA program and completion of a bachelor’s in Broadcasting.


SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

Alfred State College, Alfred, New York 14802

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred provides online college instruction for a number of degree and certificate programs. Earn a certificate as a Coding and Reimbursement Specialist or in Court Reporting and Captioning. Pursue an associate degree in Court and Realtime Reporting or Health Information Technology. Study for a bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Business Administration.


SUNY College at Oneonta

Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, New York 13820-4015

Known as a good value, SUNY Oneonta serves 5,800 undergraduate students on campus located halfway between Albany and Binghamton, NY. Among its graduate offerings, the Literacy Education B-5 and Literacy Education 5-12 are hybrid programs delivered partially through online college and partially in the classroom.


SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

2 Main Street, Delhi, New York 13753-1100

No campus residency is required for SUNY College of Technology at Delhi’s online degree programs. Study online for an RN to BSN. Earn an associate degree in Electrical Construction and Instrumentation or a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice online. All three programs are administered through the school’s virtual learning environment of online, hybrid and web-enhanced instructional courseware known as Vancko Hall.


SUNY at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12222

The University at Albany in New York State, formerly SUNY at Albany offers a number of degree programs through online college or on-campus programs including a Master of Science in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education, and Reading as well as the Master’s in Public Health Practice. These courses are intended for professionals already working in these fields.


SUNY at Binghamton

4400 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, New York 13850-6000

Binghamton University, formerly SUNY at Binghamton, offers a completely online college graduate degree program through Watson School’s graduate distance learning program, EngiNet. Stream digitally-encoded lectures recorded live on campus at your convenience. The Master of Engineering is offered in Computer, Electrical, Industrial and Systems Engineering. Access the same excellent, academic education that traditional, on-campus students receive in the classroom.


Maria College of Albany

700 New Scotland Ave, Albany, New York 12208

Maria College of Albany in addition to its conveniently scheduled courses for adult learners now includes online formats for additional access to coursework. Coursework submission, class discussion, communication among students and between students and faculty and access to instructional and library materials are administered through Blackboard. Students are responsible for completing work on time as they would in on-campus classes.

Approach to Online Learning

How would you describe your institution's approach to online learning?

The key aspect to Maria College’s online learning approach is having instructors who are certified in a ten week Blackboard training program that requires them to create an online course while also participating in one. This certification contributes to student success in an online environment. All online courses at Maria College are designed and built on a foundation of best practices in online course content and pedagogy.

What makes your online programs so valuable to students?

Maria College’s mission and values are integrated into each online course. Online courses are individually created providing students with the same warm and caring environment that they experience in face-to-face courses. Each online course is developed so students feel like they are part of the Maria College community. The online course offerings are designed following best practices in both online course design and delivery.

Where do you see your online programs in the next five years? Beyond?

In the next five years, the goal at Maria College is to double the course offerings in both online and hybrid formats. Plus, develop online degree programs. Long-term objectives are to continuously adapt to technological and programmatic advancements, as the college implements additional online offerings, thus enabling students to have instruction uniquely tailored to their needs.


Touro College

27-33 W 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

All Touro College students in good standing can register for courses online. Both undergraduate and graduate classes leading to degrees in education and psychology are offered online. Classes are conducted via Blackboard, Touro’s online course management system, which can be accesses from anywhere with a computer and an Internet connection.


Mercy College

555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522

Mercy College offers an array of classes online. Many undergraduate and graduate programs may be taken completely online including Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Care, English, Mathematics, Psychology and Sociology. Certificate programs in Nursing are also available for distance learners and a number of other popular programs offer more than 50% of the classes online.

Approach to Online Learning

How would you describe your institution's approach to online learning?

Mercy's approach to online learning is based on flexibility and access. Mercy is committed to offering quality programs that meet student's needs and interests.

Mercy College currently supports nearly 3,700 unique students (these are students who are taking one or more fully online course(s) and nearly 1,400 students who are taking all their courses fully online. We trained over 500 Faculty and Adjuncts (teaching fully online, blended or web-enhanced courses) on our Blackboard Learning Management.

New areas of growth are blended, "flipped" and web-enhanced courses. Mercy Online supports the expanding number of blended courses (for example, the entire School of Education now offers only blended courses, and other areas of the College offer many blended courses).

Top Online Programs:

  • Master’s Degree in English Literature
  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Master’s Degree in School Building Leadership
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

What makes your online programs so valuable to students?

Mercy Online Learning mirrors the same academic support and college services for online students as we do for our traditional on-site students. Mercy Online provides the following college services tailored to distance learners:

  • Dedicated online learning academic advisor
  • Dedicated online learning student support/tech support
  • Virtual Librarian
  • Online Tutoring Services
  • Online Career Services
  • Online Counseling Services

Mercy's online students are set up for success with a Blackboard Learning Management System Orientation video and follow-up Readiness Quiz. The Mercy Online staff monitors the quiz results and reaches out to students that may need additional assistance.

Mercy Online students receive a comprehensive targeted "Welcome" email communication that provides important links, contact information, instructions and an animated tutorial to ensure a successful semester start. Blackboard 101 workshops and drop-in clinics are offered virtually and at all campuses.

Mercy Online has partnered with the College's Vitale Center for Academic Excellence and Innovation to provide online students access to a virtual learning center that includes a Virtual Writing Tutor who works with students remotely with a web-conferencing tool, providing the same support as the traditional face-to-face learning center model. Mercy College plans to expand these tutoring services to Math and Science.

Mercy Online allows students the ease, flexibility and affordability to complete their degree fully online. Mercy Online provides the personalized support, guidance, information and attention to ensure a successful online experience.

Mercy College offers 40 online programs, representing every school.

  • 20 bachelor’s degrees
  • 19 master’s degrees
  • One advanced certificate

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Where do you see your online programs in the next five years? Beyond?

Mercy expects to grow the number of online courses and programs and increase student support services. Credit for prior learning will become a more integral part of our programs. The College is a national leader in adopting free or low cost online textbooks and learning resources to reduce the costs for our students. We will be integrating new forms of instruction into our programs including game based learning and other interactive models.


St. Francis College

180 Remsen St, Brooklyn Heights, New York 11201-9902

St. Francis University, the oldest Franciscan University in the U.S., offers a Master’s in Health Science degree program online for healthcare professionals who want to move into positions of leadership in their field. The convenience and affordability of an online program coupled with the values of the University’s Franciscan tradition offer full-time, employed students a unique education opportunity.


Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

86-01 23rd Avenue, Flushing, New York 11369

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology offers convenient online degree programs for aviation professionals. Earn an associate or bachelor’s degree in Aviation Maintenance or Airport Management. Study online for a bachelor’s in Aviation Maintenance Management or a certificate in Airport or Airline Management. Online courses make use of EPSILEN and WebCT, videoconferencing and streaming and lectures on DVD.


D'Youville College

320 Porter Ave, Buffalo, New York 14201-1084

The D'Youville College Nursing program online is fully accredited by CCNE. Registered nurses can receive up to a 50 percent credit towards tuition. Courses are taught completely online and no classroom attendance is required, yet you can expect the same concerned attention from faculty as an online student as you would on campus.


Medaille College

18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, New York 14214-2695

Medaille College has a selection of online degree programs to accommodate busy working adults. Participate in all of your classes from wherever you have Internet access. Medaille’s online programs use a collaborative approach taught by faculty working in their respective fields. Pursue an associate degree, or bachelor’s or master’s in fields that include Business Administration, Homeland Security and Organizational Leadership.


New York School of Interior Design

170 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021

New York School of Interior Design offers online college classes for students unable to participate in onsite classes. Taught by NYSID faculty, the coursework is no different from what is available in campus classes. Students can access online classes, participate in discussions, view recordings and demonstrations just as if they were attending class, only at their convenience.


Dominican College of Blauvelt

470 Western Highway, Orangeburg, New York 10962-1210

Dominican College of Blauvelt has four degree programs available to students in a fully-online format. Pursue a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Communications Studies or Management. Choosing an online format is an affordable and convenient way to advance your career plans. Dominican upholds its established reputation for a strong academic tradition in these online programs.


Mount Saint Mary College

330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, New York 12550

Mount Saint Mary College supports students’ learning needs through the use of the latest online technology and teaching methods. Their online learning approach stresses collaboration across disciplines, hybrid on-campus classes, and faculty who are trained in online education methodology. Online courses and programs are administered by the Office of Online Learning at Mount Saint Mary College.


Roberts Wesleyan College

2301 Westside Dr, Rochester, New York 14624

Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, N.Y. is a private institution established in 1866, but today’s students require the opportunity to take advantage of the latest instructional technology. Roberts’ degree programs now offer online college options in some of the most sought-after fields--Business, Health Administration and Nursing—where working professionals want convenience and accessibility to help them pursue their educational goals.


Alfred University

One Saxon Drive, Alfred, New York 14802-1205

Alfred State gives working adults the opportunity to study online while they attend to their work and family responsibilities. The school offers two online certificate programs, four online degree programs and a selection of credit and non-credit courses all taught online. Course materials are available whenever you are. Interact with faculty and students worldwide.


Cazenovia College

22 Sullivan St, Cazenovia, New York 13035

Cazenovia College is a small, private college established in 1824 in the village of Cazenovia, N.Y. They offer a few online college classes to accommodate their students who need or want to participate in courses using an online format. Classes that are available online can be found by searching the course offerings on the Cazenovia website.


Saint Bonaventure University

3261 W. State Road, Saint Bonaventure, New York 14778

Saint Bonaventure University offers two online, graduate programs that students can potentially complete in one year by attending classes online. Saint Bonaventure is a fully accredited university and all online classes are taught by faculty trained in the latest methods of online instruction. Choose from either the master’s degree program in Strategic Leadership or Integrated Marketing Communication.


Adelphi University

South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530-0701

Adelphi University understands that a diverse student body requires the flexibility and convenience of distance learning. They offer the same high-quality education to all students whether attending traditional on-campus classes, online or a combination of both. Adelphi’s online programs are taught by faculty who can translate in-person energy to distance learning, preparing students to function in today’s online-driven work environment.


Marist College

3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Pursue a bachelor’s in Liberal Arts online at Marist College. Using iLearn, an interactive distance learning environment, you can also complete core and elective courses in a 10-week accelerated program. Graduate programs are conducted online in Communication, Integrated Marketing Communication, Business Administration, Public Administration, Information Systems and Technology Management. An Educational Psychology degree program blends online and classroom instruction.

Utica College - Online

Utica College

1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica, New York 13502-4892

Utica College offers online bachelor’s and advanced degree and certificate programs in Business and Justice Studies and Health Professions and Education. Earn a certificate in Financial Crimes Investigation or a graduate certificate in Gerontology. Pursue a bachelor’s in Nursing, Cybersecurity or Economic Crime. Study for a master’s in Economic Crime Management, Cybersecurity—Intelligence and Forensics, or in Health Care Administration.


Canisius College

2001 Main St, Buffalo, New York 14208-1098

Canisius College offers thirteen online degree programs. Their online offering include complete online programs, hybrid programs with limited residency required, hybrid classes requiring a combination of online and campus classes, and blended programs requiring campus class attendance using some online technology. These programs provide flexibility combined with Canisius’s Jesuit values, experienced faculty, and attention to educational rigor.


Long Island University-C W Post Campus

720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

Long Island University-C W Post Campus grants the same accredited LIU degree to students graduating from its online college programs as it does to those attending on campus. Pursue a BS in Health Information Management, a Master of Social Work or an Advanced Certificate in Mobile GIS Applications Development online or in a blended program of online and on-campus classes.


Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

Rochester Institute of Technology embraces the concept of online college education, offering most of its online college courses and degree programs in its College of Applied Science and Technology. RIT provides non-traditional students with fully-online or blended courses. Exclusively online graduate programs include Environmental, Health and Safety Administration; Facility Management; Human Resource Development; Service Leadership & Innovation; and Telecommunications Engineering Technology.

St John's University-New York - Online

St John's University-New York

8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439

St John's University-New York offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs online. Earn your online college degree from a school that is accredited by Middle States, Sloan-C Consortium and the New York State Department of Education. Ranked no. 1 by U.S. News and World Report, St. John’s University offers the only New York State-approved, online M.S. program in School Building Leader.


Yeshiva University

500 W 185th St, New York, New York 10033-3299

The Azrieli Graduate School of Yeshiva University offers an online master’s degree program for Jewish educators who have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Students use 21st-century technology to collaborate and receive instruction from world-class professors. Internet access, email, fluency in English and proximity to an Azrieli-approved Jewish day school or yeshiva is required for teaching practicum.


Pace University-New York

1 Pace Plaza, New York, New York 10038-1598

Pace University-New York has one of the best online college bachelor’s degree programs according to U.S. News and World Report. Earn your degree fully online or in combination with on-campus courses. Pace University faculty, admissions and advising team are available to help you even as a distance learner. Your online college degree has the same credibility as one earned in the classroom.


The New School

66 W 12th Street, New York, New York 10011-8603

Parsons The New School for Design and The New School for Public Engagement offer associate, bachelor’s and master’s online degree programs from anywhere in the world. Choose from Liberal Arts, Fashion, Graphic Design, Media and more. The New School and its online programs are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States of Colleges and Secondary Schools.


Fordham University

441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, New York 10458

Fordham University offers two online college programs leading to graduate degrees, the MA in Pastoral Care and the MA in Religious Education through the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education. Fordham’s online programs stress a collaborative approach among students and faculty. Online classes provide the same degree of academic excellence for which the school’s traditional programs are known.


New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091

New York University-School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers two bachelor’s degree programs for online college students who already have credits toward a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college. They also offer an M.S. in Human Resource Management and Development; Management and Systems; Professional Writing; and Translation, as well as graduate certificate programs relevant to today’s working professional.


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St, Troy, New York 12180-3590

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers blended classes and a Mobile Computing Program for resident students to use with in their on-campus classes. They issue laptops to all students to enhance their campus experience. Adult learning does not offer distance learning, but classes are conveniently scheduled for working adults to attend weekly.

Finding an Affordable Higher Education in New York

The Empire State is famous for many things. One of the largest and most diverse cities in the world is seated in the state’s southernmost portion, and that is what many people think of when they consider New York. However, a number of town large and small make up the Upstate New York region. Residents of the state know that education is highly important whether they are in Manhattan, Albany, or one of the small hamlets in the rural areas. 84.7% of the population has a high school degree, and 32.4% have a bachelor’s degree or higher. 14% even have an advanced degree. Seeing the importance of education for those who make New York their home is easy, and students will have many options when it comes to schooling, from traditional classes to affordable online schools in New York.

Pursuing a Degree in New York

Going to school in New York is going to present you with a number of different choices. First, you will find a plethora of traditional brick and mortar schools from which you can choose. The state has 104 two-year or more schools, and they have an amazing 234 four-year or more schools. You do have plenty of choices, but you do not have to choose only the traditional schools. In fact, you will find that many students today are excited about the prospects of affordable online colleges in New York. The quality of education that one can receive through online schooling today is great thanks to the technology, and now it is easy for anyone to receive an education. You can earn an associate’s degree, a bachelor’s degree, and even a master’s degree or doctorate with online classes.

Benefits of Choosing Online Classes in New York

Going to school with affordable online colleges in New York is going to present you with some benefits that traditional schools simply cannot provide. First, they are going to be able to help you when it comes to convenience. No longer worry about getting to class on time since you are going to be able to take your lessons on your own time. This should help you keep up with your school, you family, and your job. The quality of the education offered through the top online schools is outstanding as well. Best of all, you can choose from many different types of degrees and fields of study. It is going to be possible to get a degree in education, as well as in business, art, computer science, criminal justice and other areas.

Saving Money with Online Education

Are you worried that you might not be able to afford a traditional school? If so, then you certainly are not alone in this worry. In fact, the fear of not being able to afford school without going deep into debt is what pushes many students away. The cost of a traditional two-year public school in New York is $4,452 on average, and a four-year public school is $6,560 on average. This is for the tuition and fees only, and does not include room and board. It is easy to see why many fear the cost of college. Fortunately, affordable online colleges in New York are a solution.

You know that you need to have a good education, and you know that getting a degree is going to make quite a difference in your life. You have to start looking for a quality school today. Make sure that the school has accreditation, a good reputation, and the course of study that you want to take. You can succeed.

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AC Online: Ranking the Highest ROI Colleges in New York
AC Online: Ranking the Highest ROI Colleges in New York

Choosing a college involves a series of choices, including how much you spend. Another part of the equation is how much you earn afterward. To help students understand which schools mean business, we’ve highlighted the top colleges in New York with low net costs (tuition + fees), and whose graduates enjoy the highest lifetime earnings when compared to non-degree holders. Statistics come exclusively from the National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System,, and the Carnegie Foundation. See which colleges made our exclusive list:

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New York Colleges Analyzed: 472
New York Colleges Ranked: 84
# College Name City ROI Tuition Type Photo
1 Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Brooklyn $1,622,000 $39,566 Private not-for-profit
2 SUNY - Maritime College Throggs Neck $1,586,000 $6,782 Public (In-State)
3 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Troy $1,254,000 $44,475 Private not-for-profit
4 Manhattan College Riverdale $1,216,000 $32,535 Private not-for-profit
5 Columbia University New York $1,175,000 $47,246 Private not-for-profit
6 Cornell University - Ithaca, NY Ithaca $1,117,000 $43,413 Private not-for-profit
7 Clarkson University - Potsdam, NY Potsdam $1,100,000 $38,610 Private not-for-profit
8 Touro College - New York, NY New York $1,070,000 $14,850 Private not-for-profit
9 Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art New York $1,037,000 $40,250 Private not-for-profit
10 Hamilton College - Clinton, NY Clinton $1,030,000 $44,350 Private not-for-profit
11 Stony Brook University Stony Brook $1,023,000 $7,560 Public (In-State)
12 Colgate University Hamilton $1,023,000 $44,640 Private not-for-profit
13 Iona College New Rochelle $958,700 $31,540 Private not-for-profit
14 Long Island University - Brooklyn Brooklyn $924,600 $32,818 Private not-for-profit
15 CUNY - Bernard M Baruch College New York $924,100 $5,910 Public (In-State)
16 Union College - Schenectady, NY Schenectady $919,500 $45,219 Private not-for-profit
17 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Old Westbury $885,900 $28,940 Private not-for-profit New-York-Institute-of-Technology-(NYIT)
18 SUNY - Binghamton University Vestal $861,700 $7,645 Public (In-State)
19 Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Rochester $842,800 $33,258 Private not-for-profit
20 Fordham University Bronx $837,100 $42,057 Private not-for-profit
21 University of Rochester Rochester $835,600 $43,666 Private not-for-profit
22 Hofstra University Hempstead $825,100 $35,950 Private not-for-profit
23 Pace University - New York, NY New York $822,000 $36,614 Private not-for-profit
24 New York University (NYU) New York $801,300 $43,204 Private not-for-profit
25 Wagner College Staten Island $773,300 $37,540 Private not-for-profit Wagener-College
26 Adelphi University Garden City $760,600 $29,320 Private not-for-profit
27 St. John's University - Queens, NY Queens $758,000 $35,520 Private not-for-profit
28 Alfred University Alfred $732,300 $27,794 Private not-for-profit
29 University at Buffalo (UB) Buffalo $724,500 $7,989 Public (In-State)
30 Farmingdale State College Farmingdale $686,500 $6,793 Public (In-State)
31 CUNY - Queens College Flushing $664,000 $5,907 Public (In-State)
32 SUNY - Albany Albany $663,100 $7,525 Public (In-State)
33 Pratt Institute Brooklyn $654,400 $41,092 Private not-for-profit
34 Syracuse University Syracuse $653,500 $39,004 Private not-for-profit
35 SUNY - Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) Utica $651,300 $6,764 Public (In-State)
36 Barnard College - Columbia University New York $641,000 $43,502 Private not-for-profit
37 SUNY - College at Old Westbury Old Westbury $623,400 $6,624 Public (In-State) SUNY---College-at-Old-Westbury
38 SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) Syracuse $616,200 $6,593 Public (In-State)
39 CUNY - Hunter College New York $611,800 $5,829 Public (In-State)
40 Hobart William Smith Colleges Geneva $592,000 $44,438 Private not-for-profit
41 Utica College Utica $563,700 $31,930 Private not-for-profit
42 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs $563,100 $44,170 Private not-for-profit
43 Siena College Loudonville $548,700 $30,200 Private not-for-profit
44 Dowling College Oakdale $542,200 $27,124 Private not-for-profit
45 Marist College Poughkeepsie $524,500 $30,090 Private not-for-profit
46 Daemen College Amherst $514,500 $23,130 Private not-for-profit
47 St. Thomas Aquinas College Sparkill $512,600 $25,110 Private not-for-profit
48 Hartwick College Oneonta $507,800 $37,460 Private not-for-profit
49 SUNY - College of Technology at Alfred Alfred $499,600 $6,874 Public (In-State)
50 D'Youville College Buffalo $498,800 $22,240 Private not-for-profit
51 SUNY - Geneseo Geneseo $489,100 $7,068 Public (In-State)
52 St. Francis College - Brooklyn Heights, NY Brooklyn Heights $478,100 $19,200 Private not-for-profit
53 Ithaca College Ithaca $471,600 $37,000 Private not-for-profit
54 SUNY - College at Oswego Oswego $470,900 $6,841 Public (In-State)
55 Canisius College Buffalo $459,000 $32,030 Private not-for-profit
56 St. Lawrence University Canton $432,300 $44,400 Private not-for-profit
57 The New School New York $425,500 $39,368 Private not-for-profit
58 SUNY - College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh $425,300 $6,828 Public (In-State)
59 Long Island University - C W Post Campus Brookville $425,200 $32,862 Private not-for-profit
60 Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester $410,700 $26,324 Private not-for-profit
61 SUNY - College at Oneonta Oneonta $401,000 $6,896 Public (In-State)
62 Mercy College Dobbs Ferry $400,600 $17,556 Private not-for-profit
63 Keuka College Keuka Park $392,200 $26,505 Private not-for-profit
64 SUNY - College at Cortland Cortland $382,900 $6,942 Public (In-State)
65 Bard College Annandale-On-Hudson $374,700 $44,798 Private not-for-profit
66 Marymount Manhattan College New York $370,900 $25,648 Private not-for-profit
67 Le Moyne College Syracuse $362,800 $29,460 Private not-for-profit
68 SUNY - Purchase College Purchase $356,800 $7,230 Public (In-State)
69 St. John Fisher College - Rochester, NY Rochester $331,500 $27,370 Private not-for-profit St-John-Fischer-College---Rochester-NY
70 Elmira College Elmira $331,500 $38,150 Private not-for-profit
71 Niagara University Niagara University $330,700 $27,230 Private not-for-profit
72 SUNY - New Paltz New Paltz $330,300 $6,758 Public (In-State)
73 SUNY - College at Potsdam Potsdam $303,100 $6,842 Public (In-State)
74 SUNY - College at Brockport Brockport $300,200 $6,881 Public (In-State)
75 SUNY - Fredonia Fredonia $264,500 $7,058 Public (In-State)
76 College of New Rochelle New Rochelle $252,100 $30,380 Private not-for-profit
77 Dominican College - Orangeburg, NY Orangeburg $245,800 $23,970 Private not-for-profit
78 Saint Bonaventure University Saint Bonaventure $243,300 $28,727 Private not-for-profit
79 SUNY - College at Buffalo Buffalo $192,200 $6,694 Public (In-State)
80 Houghton College Houghton $171,800 $26,924 Private not-for-profit
81 The College of Saint Rose Albany $169,400 $26,622 Private not-for-profit
82 Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville $164,200 $46,924 Private not-for-profit
83 SUNY - College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill Cobleskill $157,500 $8,262 Public (In-State)
84 Nazareth College Rochester $101,200 $28,330 Private not-for-profit