The Best Value New York Colleges

Best Value Colleges in New York for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in New York based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in New York is Columbia University in the City of New York. The highest value public state college is CUNY Hunter College. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


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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

#1 Best Value in New York

  • 30,135enrollment
  • $22,126net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Hamilton College
H
Clinton, NY
Hamilton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value in New York

  • 1,902enrollment
  • $23,936net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1510SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA

Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Value in New York

  • 3,054enrollment
  • $25,935net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Value in New York

  • 23,620enrollment
  • $27,522net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in New York

  • 2,435enrollment
  • $26,028net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in New York

  • 2,744enrollment
  • $30,572net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1518SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in New York

  • 2,582enrollment
  • $26,995net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1403SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

CUNY Hunter College
H
New York, NY
CUNY Hunter College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in New York

  • 24,052enrollment
  • $4,014net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in New York

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

Applications Due Jan 5

St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY
St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in New York

  • 2,319enrollment
  • $31,578net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in New York

  • 6,851enrollment
  • $21,912net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1290SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Yeshiva University
Y
New York, NY
Yeshiva University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in New York

  • 5,524enrollment
  • $35,603net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1410SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Saint Joseph's College New York
S
Brooklyn, NY
 
Saint Joseph's College New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in New York

  • 5,012enrollment
  • $16,290net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Clarkson University
C
Potsdam, NY
Clarkson University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#14 Best Value in New York

  • 4,025enrollment
  • $30,308net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
B
New York, NY
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Value in New York

  • 19,740enrollment
  • $3,897net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#16 Best Value in New York

  • 26,782enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica Rome
S
Utica, NY
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica Rome

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in New York

  • 3,044enrollment
  • $14,586net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1350SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Value in New York

  • 1,118enrollment
  • $30,891net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1300SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1