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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 62.82% for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. Yeshiva University is positioned second with 60.17% yield and Cornell University follows them with 60%. 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 (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Columbia University in the City of New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
62.82% 42,823 2,332 1,465 5.45%
2Yeshiva University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
60.17% 1,660 919 553 55.36%
3Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
59.83% 49,114 5,330 3,189 10.85%
4Nyack College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
58.72% 223 218 128 97.76%
5Barnard College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
57.61% 9,320 1,097 632 11.77%
6Medaille College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBuffalo, NY
53.09% 1,272 793 421 62.34%
7Touro College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
45.93% 2,070 1,437 660 69.42%
8New York University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
44.68% 79,462 12,873 5,752 16.20%
9Colgate University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHamilton, NY
34.98% 9,951 2,247 786 22.58%
10Hamilton College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, NY
34.60% 8,339 1,367 473 16.39%