Most Selective Community Colleges in New York

  • The average community college acceptance rate in New York is approximately 67% per year (2020).
  • The most selective college in New York is currently Maria College of Albany, with an acceptance rate of 16%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in New York (2020)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Maria College of Albany
    Maria College of Albany Photo - Learning takes place inside and outside classrooms with frequent professor and student interactions.
    Private, non-profit
    16%
    700 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany NY  12208
    (518)861-2517
  • Rank: #22.
    Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    18%
    766 The Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor
    New York NY  10001
    (212)614-6114
  • Rank: #33.
    Crouse Hospital College of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    25%
    765 Irving Ave
    Syracuse NY  13210
    (315)470-7481
  • Rank: #44.
    Plaza College
    Plaza College Photo
    Public
    30%
    118-33 Queens Boulevard
    Forest Hills NY  11375
    (718)779-1430
  • Rank: #55.
    Belanger School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    42%
    650 McClellan St
    Schenectady NY  12304
    (518)243-4471
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Monroe College
    Private, for profit
    44%
    2501 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx NY  10468
    (718)933-6700
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.44%
    227 W 27th St
    New York NY  10001
    (212)217-7999
  • Rank: #88.
    Farmingdale State College
    Public
    47%
    2350 Broadhollow Road
    Farmingdale NY  11735
    (631)420-2000
  • Rank: #99.
    Hudson Valley Community College
    Hudson Valley Community College Photo - Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies (TEC-SMART), located in Malta, NY
    Public
    51%
    80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy NY  12180
    (518)629-4822
  • Rank: #1010.54%
    10 Upper College Drive
    Alfred NY  14802
    (800)425-3733
  • Rank: #11-1211.-12.
    Five Towns College
    Private, for profit
    56%
    305 North Service Road
    Huntington Station NY  11746
    (631)424-7000
  • Rank: #11-1211.-12.
    Morrisville State College
    Public
    56%
    80 Eaton Street
    Morrisville NY  13408
    (315)684-6000
  • Rank: #1313.
    Trocaire College
    Public
    58%
    360 Choate Ave
    Buffalo NY  14220
    (716)826-1200
  • Rank: #1414.
    American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York
    Private, non-profit
    63%
    120 Madison Ave
    New York NY  10016
    (212)686-9244
  • Rank: #1515.68%
    2 Main Street
    Delhi NY  13753
    (607)746-4000
  • Rank: #1616.70%
    206 Prospect Ave
    Syracuse NY  13203
    (315)448-5040
  • Rank: #1717.73%
    Rt 7
    Cobleskill NY  12043
    (518)255-5525
  • Rank: #1818.
    Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
    Private, non-profit
    75%
    86-01 23rd Avenue
    East Elmhurst NY  11369
    (718)429-6600
  • Rank: #1919.
    Cazenovia College
    Private, non-profit
    76%
    22 Sullivan St
    Cazenovia NY  13035
    (800)654-3210
  • Rank: #2020.77%
    300 Jay St
    Brooklyn NY  11201
    (718)260-5500
  • Rank: #2121.
    Villa Maria College
    Villa Maria College Photo
    Private, non-profit
    80%
    240 Pine Ridge Rd
    Buffalo NY  14225
    (716)896-0700
  • Rank: #22-2322.-23.81%
    34 Cornell Drive
    Canton NY  13617
    (315)386-7011
  • Rank: #22-2322.-23.
    New York College of Health Professions
    New York College of Health Professions Photo - New York College Library
    Private, non-profit
    81%
    6801 Jericho Tpk
    Syosset NY  11791
    (800)922-7337
  • Rank: #24-2524.-25.
    Wood Tobe-Coburn School
    Private, for profit
    92%
    8 E 40th St
    New York NY  10016
    (212)686-9040
  • Rank: #24-2524.-25.
    CUNY Medgar Evers College
    Public
    92%
    1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn NY  11225
    (718)270-4900
  • Rank: #2626.
    Jamestown Business College
    Private, for profit
    94%
    7 Fairmount Ave
    Jamestown NY  14701
    (716)664-5100
  • Rank: #27-2927.-29.
    North Country Community College
    North Country Community College Photo - College Hall: Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, & Veteran Services
    Public
    98%
    23 Santanoni Avenue; PO Box 89
    Saranac Lake NY  12983
    (888)879-6222
  • Rank: #27-2927.-29.
    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Photo - Culinary: This campus takes great pride in the world of culinary and baking. We have an on-campus bakery and restaurant that serves up delicious gourmet meals.
    Private, non-profit
    98%
    State Routes 30 and 86
    Paul Smiths NY  12970
    (518)327-6014
  • Rank: #27-2927.-29.
    The College of Westchester
    Private, for profit
    98%
    325 Central Ave
    White Plains NY  10606
  • Rank: #30-3230.-32.
    SUNY Broome Community College
    SUNY Broome Community College Photo - SUNY Broome enrolls nearly 7,000 students in a wide range of programs, both on campus and online.
    Public
    100%
    907 Upper Front St
    Binghamton NY  13905
    (607)778-5000
  • Rank: #30-3230.-32.
    Memorial School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    100%
    600 Northern Blvd
    Albany NY  12204
    (518)471-3260
  • Rank: #30-3230.-32.
    Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    100%
    1300 Massachusetts Avenue
    Troy NY  12180
    (518)268-5130
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