Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Rochester (NY) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Rochester (NY) 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 - Rochester (NY) -

Rochester Institute of Technology tops our Rochester (NY) list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. RIT charges tuition and fees of $38,568. The college has an acceptance rate of 57.3%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,300. The average salary for recent graduates is $72,000.

The total ranking includes 7 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $17,778 to $38,568 (in-state from $7,928 to $38,568). Acceptance rates range from 52.7% to 76.7%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,110 to 1,300 and average salaries of graduates range from $55,000 to $72,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, New York$38,568
2Saint John Fisher CollegeRochester, New York$31,880
3Nazareth CollegeRochester, New York$32,424
4SUNY GeneseoGeneseo, New York$8,176 / $18,026
5The College at BrockportBrockport, New York$7,928 / $17,778
6Keuka CollegeKeuka Park, New York$29,421
7Roberts Wesleyan CollegeRochester, New York$29,540

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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