Top New York Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 97 top community colleges located throughout New York (48 public colleges and 49 private colleges), serving 422,699 students.
  • For New York community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67% (view national acceptance rates).
  • New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 51% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
Asian
6%
Hispanic
19%
Black
17%
White
49%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
4%
Unknown
4%

Top New York Community Colleges by Town (2018-19)

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