Top New York County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 14 top community colleges in New York County, New York, serving 45,745 students.
  • For New York County, NY private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,881 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • New York County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 26:1.

Top New York County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 619 West 54th Street - 2nd Floor
    New York NY  10019

    449 students
  • 120 Madison Ave
    New York NY  10016

    253 students
  • Berkeley College-New York
    Private, for profit
    3 East 43 Street
    New York NY  10017

    4,525 students
  • Boricua College
    Private, non-profit
    3755 Broadway
    New York NY  10032

    1,163 students
  • 199 Chambers St
    New York NY  10007

    26,606 students
  • 227 W 27th St
    New York NY  10001

    9,764 students
  • 500 7th Ave
    New York NY  10018

    490 students
  • 24 East 120th Street
    New York NY  10035

    444 students
  • 254 W 54th St
    New York NY  10019

    707 students
  • New York Career Institute
    Private, for profit
    11 Park Place 4th Floor
    New York NY  10007

    545 students
  • 766 The Avenue of the Americas 4th Floor
    New York NY  10001

    278 students
  • 408 Broadway 2nd Floor
    New York NY  10013

  • 80 Eighth Ave Rm 400
    New York NY  10011

    110 students
  • Wood Tobe-Coburn School
    Private, for profit
    8 E 40th St
    New York NY  10016

    411 students
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