Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies

2021 Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New York

8 Colleges
2,854 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,619 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New YorkWith 2,854 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, multi / interdisciplinary studies is the #14 most popular major in New York. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 5.0% of all the multi / interdisciplinary studies bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New York ranking analyzed 8 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in multi / interdisciplinary studies. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent multi / interdisciplinary studies programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the multi / interdisciplinary studies program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in New York

The following schools top our list of the Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Columbia University in the City of New York tops the 2021 list of our schools in New York that are best for non-traditional multi / interdisciplinary studies students. Located in the city of New York, Columbia is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. Columbia not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York list.

About 1.8% of Columbia students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 1,138 students at Columbia that take at least one class online. 5,005 students are part time.

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#2

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Marist College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Marist is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Poughkeepsie. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Marist has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York ranking.

About 3.0% of Marist students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 1,054 students at Marist that take at least one class online. About 1,184 of the students at Marist are attending part time. Marist does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#3

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Cornell University. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Ithaca. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Cornell has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.0%. Approximately 309 students take at least one class online at Cornell. There are roughly 101 part time students in attendance at Cornell.

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Touro College

New York, NY

Touro College comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Touro is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York. Touro also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York rankings.

The student loan default rate at Touro is lower than is typical, just 6.1% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,320 students take at least one class online at Touro. About 4,315 of the students at Touro are attending part time. Touro does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Our rankings recognize Hofstra University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Hempstead, Hofstra is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. Hofstra also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York rankings.

About 2.4% of Hofstra students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 960 students at Hofstra that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,540 part time students in attendance at Hofstra. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#6

Nyack College

Nyack, NY

Nyack College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 best multi / interdisciplinary studies schools for non-traditional students. Located in the large city of Nyack, Nyack is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Nyack has also earned the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York ranking.

There are approximately 753 students at Nyack that take at least one class online. About 827 of the students at Nyack are attending part time. Nyack does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University landed the #7 spot in our 2021 best multi / interdisciplinary studies schools for non-traditional students. Fordham U is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Bronx. Fordham U also made our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York list, coming in at #7.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.6%. 946 students at Fordham U are exclusively online. There are roughly 2,779 part time students in attendance at Fordham U. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Hunter College

New York, NY

Hunter College earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Hunter is a very large public school located in the large city of New York. Hunter not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies in New York list.

About 3.3% of Hunter students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 976 students at Hunter that take at least one class online. 8,567 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,799
New Jersey 1,109
Maryland 452
Delaware 293
District of Columbia 285

Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 945
Interdisciplinary Studies 440
Human Biology 434
Nutrition Science 353
Biological & Physical Science 342

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 8 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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