Average Tuition & Fees $19,742
Average Acceptance Rates 65.91 %
Total Student Population 1,286,276
Average Graduation Rates 58.54 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.25 to 1

New York Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 464 colleges and universities in New York State - 114 public and 350 private schools. By school level, there are 248 4 Year or high, 87 2-4 years, and 129 less than 2 years schools in New York. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

New York Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)211
Private (for-profit)139
4 Year or High248
2-4 Year87
Less than 2 year129

Average Academic Statistics for New York Colleges

The average acceptance rate for New York colleges is 65.91% and the average graduation rate is 58.54% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 1,286,276 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended New York colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.25:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in New York.

[Chart] New York Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for New York colleges is 24.40404040404 %
Average Retention Rate for New York colleges is 75.353424657534 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For New York Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for New York colleges are $19,082 for New York residents and $19,742 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $20,566 for in-state students and $23,010 for out-of-state students.

New York 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] New York State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at New York Colleges

New York colleges and universities are offering 15,629 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at New York State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate33228
One but less than two years certificate97965
Associate's Degree2,276181
Two but less than four years certificate602
Bachelor's Degree5,658209
Post Bachelor's Degree56293
Master's Degree3,758337
Post Master's Degree89968
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship95115
Doctor's degree - professional practice13911
Doctor's degree - other151

Special Learning Opportunities at New York State

In New York, 2 colleges offer all programs online completely. 169 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 110 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 68 colleges have the ROTC programs and 158 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of New York schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at New York State
Online Completely2 out of 464 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes169 out of 464 Schools
Graduate Online Classes110 out of 464 Schools
ROTC68 out of 464 Schools
Weekend/Evening College172 out of 464 Schools
Teacher certificate101 out of 464 Schools
Study Abroad158 out of 464 Schools