New York Colleges Ranked by Highest Percent of Black Students

List of Colleges by Percent of Black Students

List of Colleges by Percent of Black Students

Below is a ranking of the 252 colleges in New York with the highest percent of black students. CUNY Medgar Evers College tops the list with African Americans comprising 78% of the student population.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of New York Colleges Ranked by Highest Percent of Black Students
College % Black
M

Brooklyn, NY

77.8%
B

Buffalo, NY

68.6%
M

New York, NY

56.6%
N

New Rochelle, NY

49.5%
M

New York, NY

45.7%
M

Bronx, NY

44.1%
T

New York, NY

44.3%
G

New York, NY

41.7%
B

Rochester, NY

40.6%
Y

Jamaica, NY

39.3%
W

White Plains, NY

39.0%
B

Syracuse, NY

36.7%
M

Albany, NY

36.8%
B

Rochester, NY

33.4%
G

New York, NY

33.1%
S

Flushing, NY

32.9%
S

New York, NY

32.3%
A

Brooklyn, NY

32.5%
K

Brooklyn, NY

31.7%
P

Jackson Heights, NY

31.3%