Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- New York -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s New York Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - New York -

Excelsior College tops our New York list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Excelsior College charges tuition and fees of $12,240. The college has an acceptance rate of 100.0%. The average salary for recent graduates is $77,000.

The total ranking includes 90 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $12,240 to $50,953 (in-state from $12,240 to $50,953). Acceptance rates range from 15.1% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,090 to 1,480 and average salaries of graduates range from $57,000 to $104,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Excelsior CollegeAlbany, New York$12,240
2New York UniversityNew York, New York$49,062
3Utica CollegeUtica, New York$19,996
4Cornell UniversityIthaca, New York$50,953
5Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, New York$38,568
6Adelphi UniversityGarden City, New York$35,740
7Syracuse UniversitySyracuse, New York$45,022
8Marist CollegePoughkeepsie, New York$35,110
9Pace University - New YorkNew York, New York$42,772
10Saint Joseph's College - New YorkBrooklyn, New York$25,114
View the Full List of 90

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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