Top Rated New York Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in New York for 2022

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in New York. Leading the rankings for 2022 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.


46 results

Iona College
I
New Rochelle, NY
Iona College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#37 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,590enrollment
  • $29,103net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 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

#38 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,209enrollment
  • $24,208net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 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

#39 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 3,544enrollment
  • $19,172net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 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

#40 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,125enrollment
  • $25,959net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 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

#41 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,779enrollment
  • $21,139net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 900-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Concordia College New York
C
Bronxville, NY
Concordia College New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#42 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 1,129enrollment
  • $16,641net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

St. Francis College
S
Brooklyn Heights, NY
St. Francis College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#43 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,735enrollment
  • $15,817net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

College of Mount Saint Vincent
M
Bronx, NY
College of Mount Saint Vincent

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#44 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,663enrollment
  • $20,778net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 910-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.14Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Mercy College
M
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Mercy College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#45 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 9,547enrollment
  • $15,721net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Nyack College
N
Nyack, NY
Nyack College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#46 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,063enrollment
  • $18,349net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 845-1075SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA