List of Universities & Colleges in New York, United States

Universities in New York with Maximum Number of International Students

New York (NY) is ranked #2 among all American states in terms of the number of foreign students studying in its universities & colleges. As of 2015, there were 1,06,758 international students studying in New York out of which 14.1% were Indian students.

Top Universities & Colleges in New York

  1. Cornell University
    Situated in Ithaca, New York, Cornell University is not just the best in the state but among the top universities of USA.
  2. Columbia University
  3. New York University (NYU)
  4. City University of New York (CUNY)
  5. University of Rochester
  6. Colgate University, Hamilton
  7. Hamilton College, Clinton
  8. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie

Top MBA Schools in New York

    1. NYU Stern Business SchoolColumbia Business School
    2. Johnson Graduate School of Management(Cornell University), Ithaca
    3. Buffalo
    4. CUNY Baruch College Zicklin School of Business
    5. Simon Graduate  School of Business (University of Rochester)

List of Public Universities & Colleges in NY

There are 200+ universities, colleges & institutes of higher education in this bustling city. Leading these is a system of public institutes in NY, known as the State University of New York (SUNY) which consists of universities, colleges, technology colleges and community colleges:

University centres/ Institutes granting doctoral degrees

  1. Binghamton University, Vestal
  2. NYS College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ithaca
  3. NYS College of Ceramics, Alfred
  4. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Syracuse
  5. NYS College of Human Ecology, Ithaca
  6. College of Optometry, New York City
  7. NYS College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca
  8. Downstate Medical Center, New York City
  9. School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca
  10. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook
  11. SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica
  12. University at Albany, Albany
  13. University at Buffalo, Buffalo
  14. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse
  15. Dean College, Franklin
  16. Labouré College, Boston
  17. Urban College of Boston, Boston

Comprehensive colleges

  1. Buffalo State College, Buffalo
  2. Empire State College, Saratoga Springs
  3. Purchase College, Purchase
  4. State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo
  5. State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz
  6. State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego
  7. State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam
  8. SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta
  9. SUNY Cortland, Cortland
  10. SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia
  11. SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh
  12. The College at Brockport, Brockport
  13. The College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury

Community colleges

  1. Adirondack Community College, Queensbury
  2. Broome Community College, Binghamton
  3. Cayuga Community College, Auburn
  4. Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh
  5. Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson
  6. Corning Community College, Corning
  7. Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie
  8. Erie Community College, Buffalo
  9. Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua
  10. Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Johnstown
  11. Genesee Community College, Batavia
  12. Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer
  13. Hudson Valley Community College, Troy
  14. Jamestown Community College, Jamestown
  15. Jefferson Community College, Watertown
  16. Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica
  17. Monroe Community College, Brighton
  18. Nassau Community College, East Garden City
  19. Niagara County Community College, Sanborn
  20. North Country Community College, Saranac Lake
  21. Onondaga Community College, Syracuse
  22. Orange County Community College, Middletown
  23. Rockland Community College, Suffern
  24. Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady
  25. Suffolk County Community College, Selden
  26. Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake
  27. Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden
  28. Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge
  29. Westchester Community College, Valhalla

Another public university system that is based in New York city is the City University of New York (CUNY) which consists of senior colleges (grant bachelors, masters, associate degrees), community colleges (associate degrees) and graduate/ professional schools. These are spread through the 5 boroughs of NY (Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens):

  1. Graduate Center, Manhattan
  2. Graduate School of Journalism, Manhattan
  3. Hunter College, Manhattan
  4. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Manhattan
  5. Macaulay Honors College, Manhattan
  6. Manhattan Community College, Manhattan
  7. School of Professional Studies, Manhattan
  8. School of Public Health, Manhattan
  9. Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Manhattan
  10. Bronx Community College, The Bronx
  11. Hostos Community College, The Bronx
  12. Lehman College, The Bronx
  13. Brooklyn College, Brooklyn
  14. College of Technology, Brooklyn
  15. Kingsborough Community College,    Brooklyn
  16. Medgar Evers College,    Brooklyn
  17. College of Staten Island, Staten Island
  18. LaGuardia Community College, Queens
  19. Queens College, Queens
  20. Queensborough Community College, Queens
  21. School of Law, Queens
  22. York College, Queens
  23. Institute for State and Local Governance

List of private universities & colleges in New York

  1. Adelphi University
  2. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  3. Alfred University
  4. ASA College
  5. Bard College
  6. Barnard College
  7. Berkeley College
  8. Canisius College
  9. Cazenovia College
  10. Clarkson University
  11. Colgate University
  12. College of Mount St. Vincent
  13. College of New Rochelle
  14. College of St. Rose
  15. Columbia University
  16. Concordia College
  17. Cooper Union
  18. Cornell University
  19. Culinary Institute of America
  20. D’Youville College
  21. Daemen College
  22. Davis College
  23. Dominican College
  24. Dowling College
  25. Elmira College
  26. Five Towns College
  27. Fordham University
  28. Hamilton College
  29. Hartwick College
  30. Helene Fuld College of Nursing
  31. Hilbert College
  32. Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  33. Hofstra University
  34. Houghton College
  35. Iona College
  36. Ithaca College
  37. Juilliard School
  38. Keuka College
  39. King’s College
  40. Le Moyne College
  41. LIM College (Laboratory Institute of Merchandising)
  42. Long Island University
  43. Manhattan College
  44. Manhattan School of Music
  45. Manhattanville College
  46. Marist College
  47. Marymount Manhattan College
  48. Medaille College
  49. Mercy College (New York)
  50. Metropolitan College of New York
  51. Molloy College
  52. Monroe College
  53. Mount Saint Mary College
  54. Nazareth College
  55. New School
  56. New York Chiropractic College
  57. New York Institute of Technology
  58. New York Film Academy
  59. New York University (New York University School of Law, New York University School of Medicine, New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering)
  60. Niagara University
  61. Nyack College
  62. Pace University
  63. Paul Smith’s College
  64. Pratt Institute
  65. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  66. Roberts Wesleyan College
  67. Rochester Institute of Technology
  68. Russell Sage College
  69. Sarah Lawrence College
  70. Siena College
  71. Skidmore College
  72. St. Bonaventure University
  73. St. Francis College
  74. St. John Fisher College
  75. St. John’s University
  76. St. Joseph’s College
  77. St. Lawrence University
  78. St. Thomas Aquinas College
  79. Syracuse University
  80. The Sage Colleges
  81. Trocaire College
  82. University of Rochester
  83. Union College
  84. Utica College
  85. Vassar College
  86. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  87. Villa Maria College
  88. Wagner College
  89. Webb Institute
  90. Wells College
  91. Yeshiva University

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