Average Tuition & Fees $20,468
Average Acceptance Rates 65.87 %
Total Student Population 1,279,039
Average Graduation Rates 61.99 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.04 to 1

New York Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2020-2021, there are 464 colleges and universities in New York State - 115 public and 349 private schools. By school level, there are 248 four(4) Years or high, 86 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 130 less than tow(2) years schools in New York. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in New York.
New York College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public115 schools
Private (not-for-profit)215 schools
Private (for-profit)134 schools
4 Year or High248 schools
2-4 Year86 schools
Less than 2 year130 schools

2021 Average Key Statistics for New York Colleges

The average acceptance rate for New York colleges is 65.87% and the average graduation rate is 61.99% in academic year 2020-2021. Total 1,279,039 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended New York colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.04 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in New York.
[Chart] 2021 New York Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for New York colleges is 23.792079207921 %
Average Retention Rate for New York colleges is 74.49582172702 %

2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees For New York Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for New York colleges are $18,620 for New York residents and $20,468 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $20,369 for in-state students and $23,840 for out-of-state students.
New York 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] New York State 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at New York Colleges

New York colleges and universities are offering 16,027 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 certificate35836
One but less than two years certificate94969
Associate's Degree2,291238
Two but less than four years certificate540
Bachelor's Degree5,891245
Post Bachelor's Degree64696
Master's Degree3,801374
Post Master's Degree87064
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship99416
Doctor's degree - professional practice1568
Doctor's degree - other171

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