Best New York Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 96 community colleges serving 385,969 students in New York (50 public colleges and 46 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 best top ranked community colleges in California include St Paul's School of Nursing-Staten Island, Jamestown Business College and Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing.
The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73% (view national acceptance rates).
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 Ranked New York Community Colleges (2021-22)

  • 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
    (866) 948-0571

    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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