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2020 Guide to Colleges in New York

If you’re looking for a great school where you can get a quality education, you may want to consider one of the many colleges and universities in New York. The state is home to several institutions of higher learning, 132 of which are ranked in College Factual’s 2020 analysis.

Best Colleges in New York

crest image Cornell University

Located in Ithaca in what is generally considered a city setting, Cornell is ranked #1 in the state of New York. Cornell supports roughly 14,800 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Learn more about Cornell University.

crest image Hamilton College

Located in Clinton in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Hamilton is ranked #2 in the state of New York. Hamilton supports roughly 2,000 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Learn more about Hamilton College.

crest image Columbia University in the City of New York

Located in New York in what is generally considered a city setting, Columbia is ranked #3 in the state of New York. Columbia supports roughly 8,500 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Learn more about Columbia University in the City of New York.

crest image Colgate University

Located in Hamilton in what is generally considered a small town setting, Colgate is ranked #4 in the state of New York. Colgate supports roughly 3,000 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Learn more about Colgate University.

crest image University of Rochester

Located in Rochester in what is generally considered a city setting, University of Rochester is ranked #5 in the state of New York. University of Rochester supports roughly 6,900 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Learn more about University of Rochester.

crest image Union College New York

Located in Schenectady in what is generally considered a city setting, Union College Schenectady is ranked #6 in the state of New York. Union College Schenectady supports roughly 2,200 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Learn more about Union College New York.

crest image Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Located in Troy in what is generally considered a city setting, RPI is ranked #7 in the state of New York. RPI supports roughly 6,400 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Learn more about Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

crest image Vassar College

Located in Poughkeepsie in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Vassar is ranked #8 in the state of New York. Vassar supports roughly 2,600 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Learn more about Vassar College.

crest image Skidmore College

Located in Saratoga Springs in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Skidmore is ranked #9 in the state of New York. Skidmore supports roughly 2,800 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Learn more about Skidmore College.

crest image St Lawrence University

Located in Canton in what is generally considered a small town setting, St. Lawrence is ranked #10 in the state of New York. St. Lawrence supports roughly 2,500 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Learn more about St Lawrence University.

See the full list of ranked colleges in New York.