Most Selective Community Colleges in New York

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is approximately 73% per year (2021-22).
The most selective college in New York is currently Plaza College, with an acceptance rate of 30%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in New York (2021-22)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Plaza College
    Plaza College Photo
    Private for-profit
    30%
    118-33 Queens Boulevard
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    (718) 779-1430
  • Rank: #22.
    Maria College of Albany
    Maria College of Albany Photo - Learning takes place inside and outside classrooms with frequent professor and student interactions.
    Public
    40%
    700 New Scotland Ave
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 438-3111
  • Rank: #33.
    Five Towns College
    Private for-profit
    41%
    305 North Service Road
    Dix Hills, NY 11746
    (631) 424-7000
  • Rank: #44.
    Belanger School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    42%
    650 McClellan St
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 243-4471
  • Rank: #55.
    Monroe College
    Private for-profit
    44%
    2501 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10468
    (718) 933-6700
  • Rank: #66.
    Farmingdale State College
    Public
    46%
    2350 Broadhollow Road
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
    (631) 420-2000
  • Rank: #77.
    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: #88.53%
    227 W 27th St
    New York, NY 10001
    (212) 217-7999
  • Rank: #99.54%
    10 Upper College Drive
    Alfred, NY 14802
    (800) 425-3733
  • Rank: #1010.
    Trocaire College
    Private not-for-profit
    58%
    360 Choate Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14220
    (716) 826-1200
  • Rank: #1111.64%
    454 Delhi Drive
    Delhi, NY 13753
    (607) 746-4000
  • Rank: #1212.
    Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital
    Private not-for-profit
    66%
    765 Irving Ave
    Syracuse, NY 13210
    (315) 470-7481
  • Rank: #1313.
    Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    Private not-for-profit
    67%
    766 Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10001
    (212) 614-6114
  • Rank: #1414.
    SUNY Morrisville
    Public
    72%
    80 Eaton Street
    Morrisville, NY 13408
    (315) 684-6000
  • Rank: #1515.
    Long Island Business Institute
    Private for-profit
    74%
    136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor
    Flushing, NY 11354
    (718) 939-5100
  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Villa Maria College
    Villa Maria College Photo
    Private not-for-profit
    75%
    240 Pine Ridge Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14225
    (716) 896-0700
  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.75%
    300 Jay St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 260-5500
  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
    Private not-for-profit
    75%
    86-01 23rd Avenue
    Flushing, NY 11369
    (718) 429-6600
  • Rank: #1919.77%
    State Route 7
    Cobleskill, NY 12043
    (518) 255-5525
  • Rank: #2020.78%
    34 Cornell Drive
    Canton, NY 13617
    (315) 386-7011
  • Rank: #2121.
    New York College of Health Professions
    New York College of Health Professions Photo - New York College Library
    Private not-for-profit
    81%
    6801 Jericho Tpk
    Syosset, NY 11791
    (800) 922-7337
  • Rank: #2222.
    Cazenovia College
    Public
    82%
    22 Sullivan St
    Cazenovia, NY 13035
    (800) 654-3210
  • Rank: #2323.
    American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York
    Private not-for-profit
    84%
    120 Madison Ave
    New York, NY 10016
    (212) 686-9244
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Jamestown Business College
    Private for-profit
    90%
    7 Fairmount Ave
    Jamestown, NY 14701
    (716) 664-5100
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.90%
    115 South St
    Middletown, NY 10940
    (845) 341-4030
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Wood Tobe-Coburn School
    Private, for profit
    92%
    8 E 40th St
    New York, NY 10016
    (212) 686-9040
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    CUNY Medgar Evers College
    Public
    92%
    1650 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11225
    (718) 270-4900
  • Rank: #2828.
    The College of Westchester
    Private for-profit
    97%
    325 Central Ave
    White Plains, NY 10606
    (914) 948-4442
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    North Country Community College
    North Country Community College Photo - College Hall: Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, & Veteran Services
    Public
    98%
    23 Santanoni Avenue
    Saranac Lake, NY 12983
    (518) 891-2915
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    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: #31-3431.- 34.
    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: #31-3431.- 34.
    Memorial College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    100%
    600 Northern Blvd
    Albany, NY 12204
    (518) 471-3260
  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    St. Joseph's College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    100%
    206 Prospect Ave
    Syracuse, NY 13203
    (315) 448-5040
  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    100%
    1300 Massachusetts Avenue
    Troy, NY 12065
    (518) 268-5130
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