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Most Favored New York Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in New York. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Columbia University in the City of New York, has the highest yield rate of 65.02% for academic year 2021-2022 in New York. Barnard College is positioned second with 64.51% yield and Cornell University follows them with 64%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in New York.
Most Favored New York Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Columbia University in the City of New York
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
65.02% 61,110 2,524 1,641 4.13%
2Barnard College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
64.51% 10,395 1,192 769 11.47%
3Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsIthaca, NY
63.53% 67,380 5,852 3,718 8.69%
4Yeshiva University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
56.11% 1,410 884 496 62.70%
5New York University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
49.25% 95,517 12,380 6,097 12.96%
6Touro College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
44.41% 1,592 1,225 544 76.95%
7Nyack College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
40.99% 284 283 116 99.65%
8Hamilton College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClinton, NY
40.38% 9,380 1,320 533 14.07%
9Vassar College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
30.96% 10,884 2,193 679 20.15%
10Medaille College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBuffalo, NY
30.37% 1,656 1,159 352 69.99%