Top Rated New York Public Colleges

The The Best Public Colleges in New York for 2020

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in New York. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the highest ranked public college in New York is United States Military Academy. The CollegeSimply rankings factor academic difficulty, acceptance rate and graduation outcomes. Ranking methodology is detailed on our data discussion page.


40 results found

United States Military Academy
A
West Point, New York
United States Military Academy

Public 4 Year

11% acceptance rate

  • 4,589enrollment
  • -net price
  • $0tuition
  • 1140-1350SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.6*Avg GPA
SUNY at Binghamton
B
Vestal, NY
SUNY at Binghamton

Public 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 17,768enrollment
  • $16,775net price
  • $9,853tuition
  • 1310-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

42% acceptance rate

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $14,330net price
  • $9,625tuition
  • 1230-1420SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
State University of New York at New Paltz
S
New Paltz, NY
State University of New York at New Paltz

Public 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 7,608enrollment
  • $14,496net price
  • $8,254tuition
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.57*Avg GPA
University at Buffalo
U
Buffalo, NY
University at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 31,503enrollment
  • $16,120net price
  • $10,099tuition
  • 1160-1330SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
SUNY at Geneseo
G
Geneseo, NY
SUNY at Geneseo

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 5,612enrollment
  • $16,958net price
  • $8,651tuition
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 24-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
o
Syracuse, NY
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 2,220enrollment
  • $18,166net price
  • $8,874tuition
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
SUNY at Albany
A
Albany, NY
SUNY at Albany

Public 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 17,944enrollment
  • $16,100net price
  • $10,011tuition
  • 1100-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
SUNY College at Cortland
C
Cortland, NY
SUNY College at Cortland

Public 4 Year

44% acceptance rate

  • 6,858enrollment
  • $17,958net price
  • $8,536tuition
  • 1060-1200SAT range
  • 22-25ACT range
  • 3.42*Avg GPA
SUNY College at Oneonta
O
Oneonta, NY
SUNY College at Oneonta

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 6,543enrollment
  • $15,687net price
  • $8,421tuition
  • 910-1180SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
SUNY College at Oswego
O
Oswego, NY
SUNY College at Oswego

Public 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 7,986enrollment
  • $16,315net price
  • $8,440tuition
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
SUNY College at Brockport
B
Brockport, NY
SUNY College at Brockport

Public 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 8,287enrollment
  • $14,960net price
  • $8,412tuition
  • 1020-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
P
Plattsburgh, NY
SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Public 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 5,704enrollment
  • $13,299net price
  • $8,369tuition
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
SUNY at Purchase College
P
Purchase, NY
SUNY at Purchase College

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 4,234enrollment
  • $18,142net price
  • $8,698tuition
  • 1060-1270SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
o
Alfred, NY
SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

Public 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 3,737enrollment
  • $15,304net price
  • $8,570tuition
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica Rome
S
Utica, NY
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica Rome

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 3,023enrollment
  • $14,380net price
  • $8,238tuition
  • 1000-1350SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.44*Avg GPA
SUNY at Fredonia
F
Fredonia, NY
SUNY at Fredonia

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 4,655enrollment
  • $15,704net price
  • $8,488tuition
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
SUNY Maritime College
S
Throggs Neck, NY
SUNY Maritime College

Public 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 1,734enrollment
  • $16,291net price
  • $8,283tuition
  • 1080-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.48*Avg GPA