27 Best Rated New York Colleges with High Acceptance Rates

2022 New York Colleges : Easy to Get Into

Getting into a good college doesn't need to be difficult. There are many colleges that are highly rated yet accept most students who apply. These New York four-year colleges all have acceptance rates over 75%. You will have an easy time getting accepted if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. These are colleges ranked by using the methodology for the CollegeSimply.com Best Colleges rankings.

See also, popular New York colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in New York.


27 results

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
A
Albany, NY
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,118enrollment
  • $30,891net price
  • 1130-1300SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

New York Institute of Technology
N
Old Westbury, NY
New York Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#20 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 6,851enrollment
  • $21,912net price
  • 1060-1290SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Clarkson University
C
Potsdam, NY
Clarkson University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#23 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 4,025enrollment
  • $30,308net price
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Adelphi University
A
Garden City, NY
 
Adelphi University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#24 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,584enrollment
  • $29,821net price
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Le Moyne College
L
Syracuse, NY
Le Moyne College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#26 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,409enrollment
  • $23,937net price
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

St John's University New York
S
Queens, NY
St John's University New York

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#27 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 20,143enrollment
  • $26,771net price
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Long Island University C W Post Campus
L
Brookville, NY
Long Island University C W Post Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#29 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 15,066enrollment
  • $25,031net price
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Roberts Wesleyan College
R
Rochester, NY
 
Roberts Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#30 Best Private Colleges in New York

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

Applications Due Feb 1

Canisius College
C
Buffalo, NY
Canisius College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#31 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,820enrollment
  • $18,828net price
  • 1040-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Pace University New York
P
New York, NY
Pace University New York

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#32 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 12,835enrollment
  • $32,886net price
  • 1060-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Saint Bonaventure University
S
Saint Bonaventure, NY
Saint Bonaventure University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#34 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,540enrollment
  • $23,748net price
  • 1030-1228SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Marymount Manhattan College
M
New York, NY
Marymount Manhattan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#35 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,722enrollment
  • $39,928net price
  • 960-1200SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

D'Youville College
D
Buffalo, NY
D'Youville College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#36 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,785enrollment
  • $21,377net price
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Iona College
I
New Rochelle, NY
Iona College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

86% Acceptance Rate

#37 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,590enrollment
  • $29,103net price
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Hartwick College
H
Oneonta, NY
Hartwick College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#38 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,209enrollment
  • $24,208net price
  • 1020-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Niagara University
N
Niagara University, NY
Niagara University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

92% Acceptance Rate

#39 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,544enrollment
  • $19,172net price
  • 1015-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

Mount Saint Mary College
M
Newburgh, NY
Mount Saint Mary College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#40 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,125enrollment
  • $25,959net price
  • 1000-1150SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Saint Thomas Aquinas College
S
Sparkill, NY
 
Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

#41 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,779enrollment
  • $21,139net price
  • 900-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1