Top Erie County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 top community colleges in Erie County, New York, serving 16,462 students.
  • Erie County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Top Erie County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 3650 Millersport Highway
    Getzville NY  14068
    (716)625-6300

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

    800 students
  • Sterling Park - 200 Redtail Rd.
    Orchard Park NY  14127
    (716)677-9500

    561 students
  • 121 Ellicott St
    Buffalo NY  14203
    (716)842-2770

    12,733 students
  • 360 Choate Ave
    Buffalo NY  14220
    (716)826-1200

    1,467 students
  • Villa Maria College
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    Private, non-profit
    240 Pine Ridge Rd
    Buffalo NY  14225
    7168960700

    545 students
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