New York Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in New York

There are 143 private colleges and universities in New York enrolling 480,757 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at New York private colleges.  New York is home to popular private schools like New York University, Cornell University, Syracuse University and Columbia University in the City of New York.


143 results

New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in America

  • 23,600enrollment
  • $28,921net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $43,111net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY
Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Colleges in America

  • 31,077enrollment
  • $21,828net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,515enrollment
  • $39,558net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 2,969enrollment
  • $23,503net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,817enrollment
  • $32,939net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,562enrollment
  • $26,649net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,456enrollment
  • $24,811net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
St John's University New York
S
Queens, NY
St John's University New York

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#32 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 21,635enrollment
  • $26,993net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Culinary Institute of America
C
Hyde Park, NY
Culinary Institute of America

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,990enrollment
  • $30,095net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
R
Troy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,895enrollment
  • $41,006net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1490SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
The Juilliard School
J
New York, NY
The Juilliard School

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 942enrollment
  • $34,004net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Pace University New York
P
New York, NY
Pace University New York

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#34 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 13,326enrollment
  • $32,492net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Hofstra University
H
Hempstead, NY
Hofstra University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 10,871enrollment
  • $32,975net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Marist College
M
Poughkeepsie, NY
Marist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,624enrollment
  • $38,715net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Rochester Institute of Technology
R
Rochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#21 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,463enrollment
  • $33,744net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Iona College
I
New Rochelle, NY
Iona College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#41 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,926enrollment
  • $28,135net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA