Top Rated Mid Atlantic Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in the Mid Atlantic for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in the Mid Atlantic as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in the Mid Atlantic is Rutgers University New Brunswick. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


57 results

Rowan University
R
Glassboro, NJ
Rowan University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 19,678enrollment
  • $24,810net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Rutgers University Newark
R
Newark, NJ
Rutgers University Newark

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 13,231enrollment
  • $13,832net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ
Rutgers University Camden

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in New Jersey

  • 7,076enrollment
  • $15,381net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

SUNY at Purchase College
P
Purchase, NY
SUNY at Purchase College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 3,685enrollment
  • $16,538net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

CUNY Brooklyn College
B
Brooklyn, NY
CUNY Brooklyn College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 17,735enrollment
  • $4,736net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1180SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

CUNY Queens College
Q
Flushing, NY
CUNY Queens College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $5,594net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

SUNY College at Cortland
C
Cortland, NY
SUNY College at Cortland

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 6,832enrollment
  • $17,743net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1220SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

SUNY College at Brockport
B
Brockport, NY
SUNY College at Brockport

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 7,592enrollment
  • $16,076net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.25Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

SUNY Maritime College
S
Throggs Neck, NY
SUNY Maritime College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 1,671enrollment
  • $18,496net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1230SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

SUNY College at Oswego
O
Oswego, NY
SUNY College at Oswego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 7,636enrollment
  • $16,398net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

SUNY College at Plattsburgh
P
Plattsburgh, NY
SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 5,109enrollment
  • $15,760net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

SUNY College at Oneonta
O
Oneonta, NY
SUNY College at Oneonta

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 6,718enrollment
  • $16,635net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 910-1121SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

SUNY at Fredonia
F
Fredonia, NY
SUNY at Fredonia

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 4,055enrollment
  • $14,549net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
R
Galloway, NJ
 
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 9,893enrollment
  • $20,526net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1013-1190SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

Farmingdale State College
F
Farmingdale, NY
Farmingdale State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 10,018enrollment
  • $7,948net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
W
West Chester, PA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 17,719enrollment
  • $19,336net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
J
New York, NY
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 15,766enrollment
  • $4,221net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1160SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 16

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
P
Johnstown, PA
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 2,356enrollment
  • $17,574net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1190SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.57Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1