The Best Value New York Colleges

Best Value Colleges in New York for 2021

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 2021 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 2021 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

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in New York

  • 2,969enrollment
  • $23,503net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Value in New York

  • 2,613enrollment
  • $23,589net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in New York

  • 2,456enrollment
  • $24,811net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in New York

  • 2,562enrollment
  • $26,649net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Value in New York

  • 23,600enrollment
  • $28,921net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Hamilton College
H
Clinton, NY
Hamilton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in New York

  • 2,005enrollment
  • $29,117net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87*Avg GPA
University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in New York

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in New York

  • 23,202enrollment
  • $3,957net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Yeshiva University
Y
New York, NY
Yeshiva University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in New York

  • 6,479enrollment
  • $33,953net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1390SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in New York

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Value in New York

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $15,605net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Clarkson University
C
Potsdam, NY
Clarkson University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#13 Best Value in New York

  • 4,274enrollment
  • $29,891net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
B
New York, NY
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Value in New York

  • 18,029enrollment
  • $3,931net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA
Niagara University
N
Niagara University, NY
Niagara University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in New York

  • 3,763enrollment
  • $18,462net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
New York Institute of Technology
N
Old Westbury, NY
New York Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in New York

  • 7,173enrollment
  • $22,197net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1295SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY
St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in New York

  • 2,522enrollment
  • $34,047net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1350SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Saint Joseph's College New York
S
Brooklyn, NY
 
Saint Joseph's College New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in New York

  • 1,179enrollment
  • $16,363net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA