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Largest New York Colleges with Most Enrollment

New York University has the most students of 52,885 for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. University at Buffalo is ranked second with 31,923 students and Columbia University in the City of New York follows them with 31,456 students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most students by gender.
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Largest New York Colleges with Most Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1New York University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
52,88530,38022,505
2University at Buffalo
Public, 4 or more yearsBuffalo, NY
31,92314,77117,152
3Columbia University in the City of New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
31,45616,68614,770
4Stony Brook University
Public, 4 or more yearsStony Brook, NY
26,81413,98312,831
5Excelsior College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAlbany, NY
25,24512,36012,885
6Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
24,02712,32811,699
7CUNY Hunter College
Public, 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
23,19315,7057,488
8Syracuse University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSyracuse, NY
22,85011,84211,008
9St John's University-New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsQueens, NY
21,71812,7139,005
10CUNY Queens College
Public, 4 or more yearsQueens, NY
19,92311,3148,609
11CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
Public, 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
18,6799,0379,642
12Binghamton University
Public, 4 or more yearsVestal, NY
18,1249,0509,074
13CUNY Brooklyn College
Public, 4 or more yearsBrooklyn, NY
17,81110,4187,393
14SUNY at Albany
Public, 4 or more yearsAlbany, NY
17,5449,5278,017
15Fordham University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBronx, NY
16,97210,3246,648
16Rochester Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRochester, NY
16,2545,54110,713
17CUNY City College
Public, 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
15,8168,5377,279
18Long Island University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBrookville, NY
15,54610,3295,217
19CUNY Lehman College
Public, 4 or more yearsBronx, NY
15,14310,2954,848
20Pace University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
13,3958,3635,032