The Best Rochester Private Colleges

Rochester, New York area Colleges

There are 4 ranked private colleges within the Rochester city limits and 5 private colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 35,048 students. If you're looking for a large school, Rochester Institute of Technology enrolls the most students with 1,706 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Roberts Wesleyan College offers the lowest tuition for private colleges in the Rochester area at $32,322 per year.

The top rated private college in the area is University of Rochester which is ranked #50 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

The Rochester area is home to popular nationally ranked private institutions like University of Rochester, Hobart William Smith Colleges, Rochester Institute of Technology and Saint John Fisher College.


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University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

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#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,741enrollment
  • $36,254net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

3 miles from Rochester

Hobart William Smith Colleges
H
Geneva, NY
Hobart William Smith Colleges

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,833enrollment
  • $38,247net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1340SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

39 miles from Rochester

Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,158enrollment
  • $36,514net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

6 miles from Rochester

Saint John Fisher College
S
Rochester, NY
 
Saint John Fisher College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,610enrollment
  • $29,722net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

6 miles from Rochester

Roberts Wesleyan College
R
Rochester, NY
 
Roberts Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,706enrollment
  • $23,359net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

10 miles from Rochester