Best New York Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 96 community colleges serving 383,878 students in New York (49 public colleges and 47 private colleges).
For New York community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,858 per year for in-state students and $10,539 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,365 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73% (view national acceptance rates).
New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 59% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
Asian
7%
Hispanic
23%
Black
19%
White
41%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
6%
NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top New York Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 120 Madison Ave
    New York NY  10016
    (212) 686-9244

    270 students
  • Belanger School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    650 McClellan St
    Schenectady NY  12304
    (518) 243-4471

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

    3,696 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

    107 students
  • 2350 Broadhollow Road
    Farmingdale NY  11735
    (631) 420-2000

    9,970 students
  • 227 W 27th St
    New York NY  10001
    (212) 217-7999

    8,767 students
  • Five Towns College
    Private for-profit
    305 North Service Road
    Dix Hills NY  11746
    (631) 424-7000

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

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

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

    298 students
  • 700 New Scotland Ave
    Albany NY  12208
    (518) 438-3111

    912 students
  • Memorial College of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    600 Northern Blvd
    Albany NY  12204
    (518) 471-3260

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

    6,386 students
  • Montefiore School of Nursing
    Private not-for-profit
    53 Valentine Street
    Mount Vernon NY  10550
    (914) 361-6537

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

    17,406 students
  • 766 Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor
    New York NY  10001
    (212) 614-6114

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

    902 students
  • 765 Irving Ave
    Syracuse NY  13210
    (315) 470-7481

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1,542 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

    3,727 students
  • 619 West 54th Street - 2nd Floor
    New York NY  10019
    (212) 757-1190

    454 students
  • ASA College
    Private for-profit
    81 Willoughby Street
    Brooklyn NY  11201
    (718) 522-9073

    4,356 students
  • 99 church street
    White Plains NY  10601
    (914) 694-1122

    625 students
  • Boricua College
    Private not-for-profit
    3755 Broadway
    New York NY  10032
    (212) 694-1000

    731 students
  • 1259 Central Ave
    Albany NY  12205
    (518) 437-0000000

    419 students
  • 3650 Millersport Highway
    Getzville NY  14068
    (716) 625-6300

    317 students
  • 465 Main Street, Suite 400
    Buffalo NY  14203
    (716) 884-9120

    499 students
  • 854 Long Pond Road
    Rochester NY  14612
    (585) 720-0660

    223 students
  • Show 61 more community colleges in New York (out of 96 total colleges)
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