Best New York Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 98 community colleges serving 375,404 students in New York (49 public colleges and 49 private colleges).
For New York community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,464 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,522 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Belanger School of Nursing, New York Career Institute and Berkeley College-New York.
The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 72% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 61% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
Asian
8%
Hispanic
24%
Black
19%
White
39%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
5%
NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked New York Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • Belanger School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    650 McClellan St
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 243-4471

    131 students
  • Berkeley College-New York
    Private for-profit
    3 East 43 Street
    New York, NY 10017
    (212) 986-4343

    2,954 students
  • 1259 Central Ave
    Albany, NY 12205
    (866) 948-0571

    418 students
  • Sterling Park - 180 Redtail Rd.
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    (716) 677-9500

    195 students
  • 953 James St
    Syracuse, NY 13203
    (315) 472-6603

    413 students
  • 7805 Oswego Rd
    Liverpool, NY 13090
    (315) 652-6500

    632 students
  • Cochran School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside, HOSP
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 964-4296

    87 students
  • The College of Westchester
    Private for-profit
    325 Central Ave
    White Plains, NY 10606
    (914) 948-4442

    906 students
  • 199 Chambers St
    New York, NY 10007
    (212) 220-8000

    25,500 students
  • 2350 Broadhollow Road
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
    (631) 420-2000

    9,996 students
  • 227 W 27th St
    New York, NY 10001
    (212) 217-7999

    8,726 students
  • Five Towns College
    Private for-profit
    305 North Service Road
    Dix Hills, NY 11746
    (631) 424-7000

    656 students
  • Helene Fuld College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    24 East 120th Street
    New York, NY 10035
    (212) 616-7200

    615 students
  • 80 Vandenburgh Ave
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 629-4822

    10,416 students
  • 1630 Portland Ave
    Rochester, NY 14621
    (585) 922-1400

    207 students
  • 128 Broadway Rte 110
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 691-8733

    86 students
  • Jamestown Business College
    Private for-profit
    7 Fairmount Ave
    Jamestown, NY 14701
    (716) 664-5100

    305 students
  • Maria College of Albany
    Maria College of Albany Photo - Learning takes place inside and outside classrooms with frequent professor and student interactions.
    Private not-for-profit
    700 New Scotland Ave
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 438-3111

    796 students
  • Monroe College
    Private for-profit
    2501 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10468
    (718) 933-6700

    6,517 students
  • Montefiore School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    53 Valentine Street
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 361-6537

    162 students
  • One Education Dr
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516) 572-7501

    16,650 students
  • New York Career Institute
    Private, for profit
    11 Park Place 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10007
    (212) 962-0002

    545 students
  • 766 Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10001
    (212) 614-6114

    261 students
  • Plaza College
    Plaza College Photo
    Private for-profit
    118-33 Queens Boulevard
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    (718) 779-1430

    901 students
  • 765 Irving Ave
    Syracuse, NY 13210
    (315) 470-7256

    216 students
  • 2215 Genesee Street
    Utica, NY 13501
    (315) 801-8253

    181 students
  • St. Joseph's College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    206 Prospect Ave
    Syracuse, NY 13203
    (315) 448-5040

    337 students
  • 97-77 Queens Blvd
    Rego Park, NY 11374
    (718) 357-0500

    592 students
  • 2 Teleport Drive, Corporate Commons Two, Suite 203
    Staten Island, NY 10311
    (718) 517-7700

    598 students
  • 714 New Scotland Ave
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 525-6850

    111 students
  • 1300 Massachusetts Avenue
    Troy, NY 12065
    (518) 268-5130

    136 students
  • 320 S. Service Road
    Melville, NY 11747
    (631) 370-3300

    240 students
  • 86-01 23rd Avenue
    Flushing, NY 11369
    (718) 429-6600

    1,634 students
  • Wood Tobe-Coburn School
    Private, for profit
    8 E 40th St
    New York, NY 10016
    (212) 686-9040

    411 students
  • 640 Bay Rd
    Queensbury, NY 12804
    (518) 743-2200

    3,420 students
  • Show 63 more community colleges in New York (out of 98 total colleges)
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