Top Rated New York Private Colleges

The The Best Private Colleges in New York for 2020

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in New York. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the highest ranked private college in New York is Cornell University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

131 results found

Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#19 Best Colleges in America

  • 23,600enrollment
  • $31,449net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
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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

#22 Best Colleges in America

  • 31,077enrollment
  • $22,824net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Hamilton College
H
Clinton, NY
Hamilton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#25 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,005enrollment
  • $22,139net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.87*Avg GPA
Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,969enrollment
  • $22,182net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
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Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in New York

  • 2,562enrollment
  • $23,736net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $36,256net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,456enrollment
  • $23,763net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
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Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,613enrollment
  • $25,254net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 11,817enrollment
  • $37,064net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Yeshiva University
Y
New York, NY
Yeshiva University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 6,479enrollment
  • $31,873net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1400SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
R
Troy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 7,895enrollment
  • $37,648net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Sarah Lawrence College
S
Bronxville, NY
Sarah Lawrence College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,709enrollment
  • $39,371net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Fordham University
F
Bronx, NY
Fordham University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 16,515enrollment
  • $38,503net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
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Hobart William Smith Colleges
H
Geneva, NY
Hobart William Smith Colleges

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,241enrollment
  • $42,206net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
St Lawrence University
S
Canton, NY
St Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,522enrollment
  • $34,174net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 27-30ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
A
Albany, NY
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,331enrollment
  • $30,359net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1310SAT range
  • 24-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
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The New School
N
New York, NY
The New School

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 10,544enrollment
  • $45,601net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.59*Avg GPA
Syracuse University
S
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 22,803enrollment
  • $35,306net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA