Best New York Community Colleges (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 99 community colleges serving 344,173 students in New York (48 public colleges and 51 private colleges).
For New York community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,507 per year for in-state students and $10,195 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,274 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Cochran School of Nursing, Saint Elizabeth College of Nursing and CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College.
The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 57% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
Asian
8%
Hispanic
23%
Black
17%
White
43%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
4%
Unknown
3%
NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked New York Community Colleges (2023)

College
Location
Students
Belanger School of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
650 McClellan St
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 243-4471
| 143 students
Berkeley College-New York
Private for-profit
3 East 43 Street
New York, NY 10017
(212) 986-4343
| 2,376 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Albany
Private for-profit
1259 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(866) 948-0571
| 384 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Southtowns
Private, non-profit
Sterling Park - 180 Redtail Rd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 677-9500
| 195 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse
Private, non-profit
953 James St
Syracuse, NY 13203
(315) 472-6603
| 413 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse North
Private for-profit
7805 Oswego Rd
Liverpool, NY 13090
(315) 652-6500
| 542 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
| 94 students
The College of Westchester
Private for-profit
325 Central Ave
White Plains, NY 10606
(914) 948-4442
| 934 students
199 Chambers St
New York, NY 10007
(212) 220-8000
| 22,496 students
Farmingdale State College
Public
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(934) 420-2000
| 10,018 students
227 W 27th St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 217-7999
| 8,191 students
Five Towns College
Private for-profit
305 North Service Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 424-7000
| 632 students
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
24 East 120th Street
New York, NY 10035
(212) 616-7200
| 525 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
| 284 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
| 864 students
Monroe College
Private for-profit
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 933-6700
| 6,541 students
Montefiore School of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
53 Valentine Street
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(914) 361-6537
| 88 students
Nassau Community College
Public
One Education Dr
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 572-7501
| 13,864 students
New York Career Institute
Private, for profit
11 Park Place 4th Floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 962-0002
| 545 students
Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Private not-for-profit
766 Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 614-6114
| 254 students
Plaza College
Plaza College Photo
Private for-profit
118-33 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 779-1430
| 914 students
Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital
Private not-for-profit
765 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-7256
| 245 students
Saint Elizabeth College of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
2215 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 801-8253
| 155 students
St. Joseph's College of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
206 Prospect Ave
Syracuse, NY 13203
(315) 448-5040
| 383 students
St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens
Private for-profit
97-77 Queens Blvd
Rego Park, NY 11374
(718) 357-0500
| 747 students
St Paul's School of Nursing-Staten Island
Private for-profit
2 Teleport Drive, Corporate Commons Two, Suite 203
Staten Island, NY 10311
(718) 517-7700
| 746 students
St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
714 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 525-6850
| 135 students
Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
1300 Massachusetts Avenue
Troy, NY 12065
(518) 268-5130
| 152 students
SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown
Private, for profit
320 S. Service Road
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 370-3300
| 240 students
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Private not-for-profit
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369
(718) 429-6600
| 1,442 students
Wood Tobe-Coburn School
Private, for profit
8 E 40th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-9040
| 411 students
1501 Broadway, 11th Floor, Suite 1102
New York, NY 10036
(212) 757-1190
| 463 students
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York
Private not-for-profit
120 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-9244
| 159 students
ASA College
Private for-profit
151 Lawrence Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-9073
| 2,965 students
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Community Colleges in New York (Closed)

School
Location
Students
218-232 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
(212) 226-5500
| 898 students
99 church street
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 694-1122
| 625 students
69-30 Austin St
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 261-5800
| 641 students
134 S Central Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
(516) 561-0050
| 24 students
141 Willoughby St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 855-3661
| 93 students
450 W 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 399-0093
| 2,827 students
13 Airline Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 452-9300
| 232 students
2295 Millersport Hwy
Getzville, NY 14068
(716) 689-2200
| 326 students
235 Greenfield Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 461-8000
| 215 students
50 West 40 Street
New York, NY 10018
(212) 867-9300
| 655 students
350 Henry Street, 7 Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11201
| 138 students
320 W 31st St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 594-4000
| 2,762 students
201 Bleecker St
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 733-2307
| 282 students

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