Colleges in New York City

Colleges in New York City

Whether you call it New York City, NYC, The Big Apple, The Empire State, or the Five Boroughs, the city of New York in the state of New York is a global city, one of the world’s largest megacities, and the largest and most densely populated in the US. It’s home to more than 120 institutions of higher education, both public, private, for-profit, nonprofit, graduate, and everything in between. As the headquarters for the US financial industry, or Wall Street, as well as the home of NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange, the financial industry plays a large role in NYC’s economics, along with its growing tech and biotech industries.  

The state of New York maintains two university systems, the City University of New York system, or CUNY, and the State University of New York system, or SUNY. CUNY is comprised of 25 institutions, including junior colleges, graduate schools, senior colleges, and even an honors college, CUNY William E. Macaulay Honors College, all of which reside in NYC. SUNY is the largest collection of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the US and caters to more than half a million students. There are five located in NYC, including the SUNY Maritime College and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

New York University is the largest in the city, which is also home to big-name institutions such as Columbia University, Fordham University, and campuses for Cornell University. With Broadway passing directly through NY Times Square, the Big Apple features a number of drama schools, including the American Academy for the Dramatic Arts, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, the Juilliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, and more. With New York’s Jewish community the largest outside of Israel, several theological seminaries have been established, as well, such as Yeshiva University, which has four campuses in and around NYC that offer a combination of an academic curriculum with study on the Torah.
 

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New York University, more commonly referred to as NYU, is a private university with campuses and academic centers all over the world, including Abu Dhabi, Shanghai, Africa, and Europe. As one of the largest private universities in the US, it’s...

“…The learning portion is inevitable, isn’t it? NYU has various schools underneath its purple umbrella – College of Arts and Science, Tisch School of the Arts, Stern School of Business, Steinhardt School of Culture/Education/Human Development, College...” – Lana from Tenafly, NJ

Rutgers University is a public research university, one of the first nine original colonial colleges, and a land grant institution, as well. The largest university in New Jersey, Rutgers maintains 29 schools and colleges between its three campuses...

“…Rutgers University is an excellent school because it offers various majors and minors to accommodate every student. Their Pharmacy, Engineering, as well as Business schools are widely acclaimed and their challenging programs drastically prepare you...” – Lawrenceville, NJ

Originally founded as a one room accounting school, Pace University is a 4-year research institution in Manhattan. Pace is home to six colleges and schools conferring bachelor’s degrees in over 65 academic majors. In addition, the Manhattan campus...

“…Pace University is a place where people go to get their degree for what they want to become in life, but in pursuit they also find out who they are as a person. The atmosphere of the school is very tight nit and comfortable to the point it makes you...” – Javon from Dorchester, MA

Founded in 1841 by the Catholic Diocese of New York, Fordham University is a Jesuit institution in New York City and the oldest Catholic university in the northeast. With three campus locations throughout the city, Fordham is home to four...

“…With the benefits of the most culturally diverse and intellectually-stimulating city in the world at your fingertips, as well as a curriculum following the Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person, Fordham University offers the best education...” – Taylor from Girard, KS

Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, CUNY Hunter College is a public college and the largest school in the City University of New York System. Hunter is home to six colleges and schools conferring degrees in over 170 fields of study. In addition...

“…The college itself seems like a fantastic deal. The only problem is that there is extremely limited student dorm space, and the cost of renting an apartment in NYC is very expensive, so I'm sure that will add a lot to my yearly expenses. That's one...” – Allison from Oswego, NY

Montclair State University is a 4-year public institution in northern New Jersey and the second largest university in the state. Montclair State is home to 11 colleges and schools conferring over 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees and the...

“…Montclair State University's student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1, and class size is not large. The environment is just right for learning, and it is put together for your academic success. ” – Elisha from Blackwood, NJ

One of five colleges affiliated with The New School, The Parsons School of Design is a college of art and design in New York City. Parsons is home to five schools of Art & Design History, Media, Constructed Environments, Design Strategies, and...

“…I attend the summer intensive course this year (2011), I worked hard,long hours, but loved every second . My drawings from day one to the last day improved 1000%, recieved a B+” – Brittany from Boca Raton, FL

The Pratt Institute is a private college based in Brooklyn, NY. Pratt offers more than 25 undergraduate degree programs and concentrations, more than 26 graduate degree programs, and six programs leading to an Advanced Certificate award. The 25-acre...

“…When i visited Pratt in Brooklyn i was late for the regular group tour, i was worried that this would reflect badly on me but ithe effect was quite the opposite. A student from the fine arts major took me and my mother on a personal and much more...” – Amanda from Glenmont, NY

Adelphi University is a private university that calls Garden City, NY, home. On top of the main campus, AU also provides learning hubs in Manhattan, Hudson Valley, and Suffolk County, as well as online programs.The Princeton Review lists Adelphi...

“…adelphi university has been with me every step of the way the minute i had interest in attending there amazing school. they have been taking good care of me, every question/concern i have had they are right there to answer me. adelphi university has...” – carolina from clifton, nj

Founded in 1856, Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university and a member of the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium located in South Orange, New Jersey. The suburban, 58-acre campus features 10 schools and colleges that offer upwards of...

“…Seton Hall is a mainstream college meaning it is a college that specializes in every single major that is possible and that there is no specific major that they cater to. It is more for those who want a traditional college experience since this is...” – Luis from Union City, NJ

Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph, St. Joseph’s College is a Catholic liberal arts college with campuses in Brooklyn and Long Island. St. Joseph’s offers undergraduate degrees in 28 academic fields of study. In addition, all new students are...

“…This college is in an urban area and well-suited for students seeking a smaller sized school. Current enrollment is estimated to be 2,000 students on the Brooklyn campus (there is also a Long Island campus). BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) offers...” – Christopher from Brooklyn, NY

Queens College, City University of New York is a 4-year liberal arts college in New York City and part of the CUNY system. Queens College hosts four academic divisions of Arts & Humanities, Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Education conferring...

“…Queens definitely does not get the rep for being an amazing school because it is part of the CUNY system... but believe me, you will not be disappointed in the quality of education here. Being a second generation Queens College student, I've only...” – Julie from Garden City, NY

Formed by the merger of Parsons Design School and Eugene Lang Liberal Arts College, The New School is a progressive research university in New York City. The New School consists of colleges and schools of Design, Liberal Arts, Performing Arts, Social...

“…I am currently a student at the Parsons division of The New School, and my major is Fashion Design. The thing that sets me apart from my section (during the first semester you will be a part of a section that you have almost all of your classes with;...” – Briana from Corpus Christi, TX

The Fashion Institute of Technology is a public college of design, fashion, and art in New York City and part of the State University of New York system. FIT offers undergraduate programs in 29 fashion and artistic disciplines such as Menswear,...

“…The teachers are all well experienced and have been in the industry for a minimum of ten years before teaching. They all held high positions related to the fashion industry so they bring their knowledge into the classroom. They give hands-on...” – Tina from Quincy, MA

Founded in 1855, Kean University is a public school in northeast New Jersey and the state’s first public post-secondary institution of higher learning. Kean grants undergraduate degrees in over 50 areas of study and graduates the most teachers in the...

“…Kean University is a great school to attend if you like diversity, a beautiful campus, and a great education.” – Brianna from Piscataway, NJ

Founded by The Congregation of Christian Brothers, Iona College is a Catholic school in the New York City metro area. Iona confers bachelor’s degrees in over 40 academic fields of study and the college also offers 5-year dual degree majors. As a...

“…Small classes so it makes it easier to learn. Professors are always willing to help.” – Michelle from Saint James, NY

Founded in response to neighboring Columbia University’s all-male admission policy, Barnard College is one of the oldest women’s colleges in the United States and a member of the Seven Sisters colleges. Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Barnard...

“…Barnard college is one of the most unique college experiences that exist- partly because of it's location in NYC, partly because of the affiliation with Columbia, and partly because of its existence as a women's college. Being a part of Columbia is...” – Cassie

Situated on a hilltop across the river from New York City, the Stevens Institute of Technology is a technological and engineering university in northeast New Jersey. Stevens is home to four schools conferring bachelor’s degrees in 35 academic majors...

“…Stevens provides a challenge, yet most of the learning is practical or hands on. I feel exceptionally prepared for real world work in the future!” – Angela from Sparta, NJ

Manhattanville College is liberal arts institution located in Purchase, NY, that confers bachelor's and graduate degrees, as well as programs for adult undergraduates. Manhattanville provides an accelerated program called “Jump Start” and the Castle...

“…There are a lot of compelling lectures given on campus. Professors are active and promote student activism and involvement in the community. I've learned so much this past fall semester and I've made interesting connections with like-minded...” – Karen from Yonkers, NY

Marymount Manhattan College is a private institution located in New York, New York, that offers a liberal arts and sciences curriculum. Marymount features 30 majors, including its industry-noted performance program, in its three academic buildingers...

“…Marymount Manhattan College is in an ideal location for students interested in all kinds of studies. The college is incredibly helpful in ensuring students get everything they need from tutoring to finding an internship in the city. The professors...” – Brittany from Leonardo, NJ

St. John’s University is a private Catholic university in New York City, in the neighborhood of Queens. The urban, 102-acre campus offers more than 100 degree programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels within six schools and...

“…Thanks to the professors, St. John's is a school that helps students for their particular career field. Many of the teachers have had experience in your field, so they are willing to give you tips that go a long way. This college is not for the...” – MusicStudent

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a 4-year college comprised of four schools: the School of Architecture, School of Art, School of Engineering, and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Since it was founded by Peter...

“…I think the small class sizes will ensure maximum teacher/student interactions” – Suhaibu from St.thomas, VI

Originally founded as the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, LIM College is a private school in New York City with a focus on the business of fashion. LIM confers undergraduate degrees in seven fields of study such as Fashion Media and Fashion...

“…Choosing to attend LIM College has been the best decision I have ever made. I love the tight-knit community and industry experience that LIM offers. Every one is a familiar face to me, and I like that! ” – Maura from Maspeth , NY

With campus overlooking the Hudson River, Mercy College is a 4-year private school in the New York City metro area and a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. Mercy hosts schools of Business, Education, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social...

“…Ive talked to a lot of professors, fellow students and even sat in on a couple classes. It was wonderful they are small in number this allows you the opportunity to get to know your teachers and your fellow classmates and obtain the one on one help...” – SHAUNTE from SAINT ALBANS, NY

Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY

Molloy College is a coeducational Catholic institution on Long Island. Molloy confers degrees in over 50 undergrad and graduate programs and the college is home to one of the largest nursing programs in the United States. As a Catholic college,...

“…At Molloy, you have to be try to not get involved in the campus life. There is always a ton of events going on and although it is a small school, the campus life is easily comparable to any larger school. I have been given opportunities here that I...” – Robert from Smithtown, NY

Caldwell University is a 4-year liberal arts institution located in Caldwell, New Jersey. Founded by the Dominican sisters, the university has a strong Catholic identity which students will experience through the Enriched Core, which requires a...

“…i got a stellar education at caldwell college. the school is more than friendly towards seniors citizens. more schools should follow cc's external degree program. the saturday orientations are worth attending.” – Hilda from Caldwell, NJ

Wagner College is a private liberal arts institution located in Staten Island, New York City. The school provides personalized academic programs for undergraduates under the “Wagner Plan.” Wagner requires that students complete internships and/or...

“…The professors are great at Wagner. They are really dedicated to learning more in their specific field of study and to teaching their students what they have learned as a result of their research. Of course, there will be professors that you will and...” – Amy from Morrisville, PA

The College of Staten Island is a 4-year public school in New York City and a senior college in the City University of New York system. CSI is home to five divisions and schools offering undergrad degrees in over 55 academic majors. In addition to...

“…Just finished my first semester and I am ready for the next one” – Troy from New York, NY

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is a Catholic liberal arts college in New York City. From its campus overlooking the Hudson River, the Mount offers undergrad degrees in over 70 academic programs. As a...

“…It is a wonderful school with great people who I know are forever friends. The school fosters education to its max as well as intergrating sports and socialization in. It is everything I dreamed a college to be.” – Colleen from Manchester Center, VT

New Jersey Institute of Technology is the state’s public polytechnic university and is located in the University Heights neighborhood of downtown Newark, NJ. NJIT offers 126 programs across its six specialized schools for a population of more than 11...

“…NJIT is a fantastic university. It will take a year to get used to all of the things that happen on campus; however, once you're set, everything goes smoothly. Plus, they've got some great food that is served here!” – Ayrton from Newark, NJ

Bergen Community College is a public, 2-year institution located primarily in Paramus, New Jersey. The college also maintains a number of satellite locations throughout the region in Hackensack and Lyndhurst. Students attending BCC have the...

“…Bergen is a state of the art school among community colleges. The environment, atmosphere, and curriculum is on par with established universities. This school offers the best transition to a four year financial institution. ” – ITZIK from SADDLE BROOK, NJ

Middlesex County College is a public community college based in Edison, New Jersey, with academic centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. The school confers degrees and certifications and offers workforce training, transfer programs, and continuing...

“…I definitely feel that I learned a lot at MCC. I enrolled right after high school and it allowed me to really find my learning style which I had not thoroughly established in high school. My GPA almost doubled from that with which I graduated high...” – NK

Founded in 1868, Bloomfield College is a private liberal arts school based in Bloomfield, New Jersey, affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Bloomfield offers several programs for students, including an Honors Program, the McNair Scholarship...

“…Bloomfield College has taught me many things thus far both inside and outside the classroom.” – Ashley from Camden, NJ

St. Francis College is a private institution located in Brooklyn Heights, New York, and was founded in 1884. It is a Franciscan college that provides a Christ-centered curriculum focused on the theology and philosophical teachings of St. Francis. It...

“…everyday you learn new things that are beneficial plus you have very helpful people here to inform how to achieve your goal and the college experience is challenging but great.” – Karimah from Brooklyn, NY

Manhattan School of Music is a music conservatory based in the Upper West Side of New York City offering degrees in musical theatre, jazz, and classical music. Students study with recording artists, opera companies, jazz musicians, and professional...

“…All of the faculty are extremely learned and passionate, eager to pass their knowledge on to students, even if you're not so interested. There are classes in pretty much every musical subject you might want - theory, aural skills, composition, injury...” – Mariya from New Paltz, NY

Yeshiva University is a private, Jewish institution established in New York City. The college consists of four campuses throughout Manhattan and the Bronx, with an additional campus located in Israel. All of YU’s campuses are home to facilities...

“…With Judaic studies in the morning and secular courses in the afternoon, your day is filled with inspiring and useful information.” – Adam from Brooklyn, NY

Founded in 1882, Nyack College is a Christian college with campuses in New York City and upstate New York affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Nyack is home to seven colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 30...

“…Nyack College is a great school that seeks to be a welcoming and diverse campus. Although it is a small community, Nyack College offers much opportunity for students to grow in terms of their Christian faith, leadership skills, and in expasion of...” – TESOL major at Nyack College

Brookdale Community College is a public institution located in Lincroft, New Jersey. Along with the main campus, the college also includes five additional campuses throughout Monmouth county. For students over the age of 18, a high school diploma is...

“…I have learned so much here at Brookdale!For the first time in my life I have recieved all straight A's because the teachers teach very well and the classes are easy.Thats what I love about college!You can pick your own classes.Their are many majors...” – Daniella from Tinton Falls, NJ

Touro College is a private institution under Jewish sponsorship based in New York City with selective admissions. The school operates multiple programs in Chicago, Nevada, California, Israel, Berlin, and Moscow. TC houses the Lander College of Arts...

Essex County College is a 2-year community college in Newark, New Jersey, offering 49 degrees across seven departments. On top of being a short 20 minute train ride from New York City, ECC ranks first among all New Jersey 2-year schools in students...

“…I've learned alot here, especially from my math and science classes. Well, all of my classes actually. The professors certainly know a great deal about the topics they teach, and since they're truly interested in it, they can explain it all really...” – Girl from NJ

Union County College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of New Jersey. The school consists of four separate campuses located in Cranford, Elizabeth, Plainfield, and Scotch Plains. All students enrolled at Union County College...

CUNY Brooklyn College is a public liberal arts college and part of the City University of New York system. Brooklyn College is home to schools of Business, Arts, Education, Humanities, and Sciences conferring degrees in over 175 fields of study. Most...

“…Brooklyn college has great professors and provides an incredible learning experience. The tuition is very affordable and the quality of education I have received so far is very good. Sometimes there are issues with finding help, mostly because most...” – Jonathan from Brooklyn, NY

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School is a liberal arts institution in New York City. Lang confers undergraduate degrees in 20 academic majors and courses are held in a small seminar format utilizing primary source texts. Additionally...

“…I absolutely adore the open-mindedness of the courses offered here, as well as the candor of the professors. All students have advisors that are ready and willing to meet and help students meet their academic goals. The dorms are awesome.” – Meg from Stamford, CT

Rutgers University-Newark is a public research university and a campus of the Rutgers system. Rutgers Newark is home to seven colleges granting undergrad degrees in over 40 academic majors. Additionally, the Newark campus hosts research facilities...

“…rutgers newark located in the inner city. small size school. the school has great professors to work with” – Ebenezer from Irvington, NJ

Felician University is a private liberal arts institution and is the only Franciscan universities in the state of New Jersey. Built in 1869, Iviswold House, located in Rutherford’s campus, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and...

“…felician college is a wonderful school to attend. academically, this college is higher then a good margin of others schools. especially the nursing program; a very tough course to get into and go through but it is all worth it in the end.” – Justin from Clifton, NJ

The City College of New York is a public senior college in upper Manhattan and the oldest institution of higher learning in the City University of New York system. CCNY is home to 10 academic divisions and schools conferring undergraduate degrees as...

“…There will always be hard to understand professors wherever you go, but there are lots of places at the college that offer help, and in my experience, many fellow students are willing to group together to ace a class.” – Denise from New York, NY

The College of New Rochelle is a private, Catholic institution based in the city of the same name about 16 miles outside of New York City. CNR maintains two schools that confer undergraduate degrees for traditional students, the School of Art &...

“…The College of New Rochelle is a unique and refreshing college offering adults entering/re-entering school an alternative learning experience. ” – Stacy from Brooklyn, NY

Originally founded as part of a protest by Columbia faculty and students, New York Law School is a legal institution in lower Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood. The JD program features a 3-year curriculum and is taught by a full-time staff of 60...

New York Medical College is a private, medical education institution established in Valhalla, New York. Academics at NYMC are rooted in scientific research and experiential learning, both of which students can take part in through their work at the...

CUNY York College is a public college based in Queens, New York. It is a member of the Thurgood Marshall Fund and part of the City University of New York system. Popular areas of study include social work, business, and psychology, as well as their...

“…this is a noble institution that provide students with excellent educational, social and moral opportunities to help them to become better citizens in our society. york is a home away from home for many international students and they are known for...” – janell from Jamaica, NY

SUNY at Purchase College is a 4-year public school in the New York City metro area and part of the State University of New York system. SUNY Purchase is home to schools of The Arts, Liberal Arts & Humanities, and Liberal Studies granting bachelor’s...

“…This is a great college for anyone studying any of the Visual Arts. There are endless resources available. ” – Kara from Purchase, NY

With a campus just north of New York City, Concordia College New York is a Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran church. Concordia is home to 14 academic majors and an Interdisciplinary Program that challenges students to create...

Named for the surrounding Ramapo Mountains, Ramapo College of New Jersey is a 4-year public liberal arts college in northern New Jersey. Ramapo hosts five schools conferring undergrad degrees in 36 academic programs. To provide a safe space for LGBTQ...

“…Being a nursing major, I knew it was not going to be easy. I started my first semester by taking 5 classes which is not recommended but I knew I had to. At RCNJ, you learn ALOT. You may think oh this class is going to be easy, but once you get into...” – Khadijah from Union, NJ

The King's College is a nondenominational Christian institution focused on a liberal arts curriculum. It is located in the Financial District in New York City. All students must sign an honor code to not “lie, steal, cheat, or turn a blind eye to...

“…~Get in the habit of wearing business casual. ~Attend the Inviso event. ” – Student from NY

Located next to LaGuardia Airport,Vaughn College is a school of aeronautics and aviation in New York City. Vaughn confers bachelor’s degrees in 14 aviation and engineering-related fields and is the only college in New York State to offer a degree in...

“…Most Defeinitely because it specifies in my interest, Aeronautical Engineering.” – Devyn from Baltimore, MD

The United States Merchant Marine Academy is a service academy based in the suburban town of Kings Point, New York. All students enter the school as “plebe candidates” and must complete an intense regimen of physical training, customs, drills, and...

“…Is a very rigorous school that will prepare students for their role in the military or maritime service. There is no other school like this, with regards to traditions and experiences. Even though your time here will be rough and studious it is...” – Neil from Kings Point, NY

The New York Academy of Art is a private, graduate education institution established in lower Manhattan. The college’s 2-year, 60-credit MFA program revolves around the practice of progressive and metaphorical art, with concentrations in painting,...

Originally founded as the only liberal arts college in the United States with a focus on Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, the CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York system in Manhattan....

“…I learn a lot from this school because the professors are willing to help if you ask. We also are given a lot of readings and if that is not done, the professors provide class discussions to encourage me and my fellow classmates to learn.” – Jsmilez from Brooklyn, NY

Founded in 1855, William Paterson University of New Jersey is 4-year public school in northern New Jersey. Set on a 370-acre wooded campus, William Paterson is home to colleges of Arts & Communication, Business, Education, Science, and Humanities...

“…William Paterson University offers an education of tremendous value in a learning community that is committed to providing academic excellence. ” – Deziree from Paterson, NJ

The New York School of Interior Design is a private institution offering concentrations in interior design. The school offers certifications, associate, bachelor, and master programs, including fine arts degrees. NYSID offers joint programs working...

SUNY College at Old Westbury is a public liberal arts college on Long Island and part of State University of New York System. SUNY Old Westbury is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Professional Studies offering...

“…-Professors teach way differently from high school teachers. -Professors tend to go at a quick pace, but as long as you do your work, you'll be fine. -NEVER PROCRASTINATE!!” – BHS

Berkeley College is a for-profit college with three campuses in and around New York City as well as four campuses in New Jersey. Berkeley is home to schools of Business, Professional Studies, and Health Studies conferring 14 bachelor’s degrees. In...

CUNY Lehman College is a public institution affiliated with the City University of New York system and based in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City. The school offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum. Lehman College is part of the College...

“…This is a truly beautiful campus that somehow makes you think you are way out of the city. And...only a street away from the #4 Subway and 3 away from the D. It offers such a wide variety of programs and degrees: the arts, sciences, humanities,...” – Ahamed from Elmhurst, NY

Rockefeller University is a private, research-centered education institution established in Upper East Side, Manhattan. As a world-leading biomedical research university, Rockefeller offers the KL2 Clinical Scholars Master's Degree Program, the...

Hudson County Community College is public, 2-year institution established in New Jersey, with two campuses located in Union City and Jersey City. HCCC offers more than 60 academic programs, including its prominent Culinary and Nursing programs, which...

“…Hudson County Commmunity College has a lot to offer for students who are interested in starting college. Clean facilities, state-of-the-art laboratories and computer labs, affordable tuition, and complete your general eduation courses within 2 years?...” – Joseph from Jersey City, NJ

Passaic County Community College is a 2-year institution offering 60 degrees and certificates. The college’s four northern New Jersey campuses include the Public Safety Academy which houses PCCC’s Firefighter Training program and features an indoor...

CUNY New York City College of Technology is a public institution located in the Brooklyn borough. The school offers professional certifications as well as bachelor’s and associate’s degrees. CUNY New York City College of Technology provides tech...

“…I haven't started the credit course classes but I attended the summer classes. The professors really know how to teach you. If your professor isn't the best teacher then there is a tutor who will work with you until you understand your work. You will...” – Kristine from Brooklyn, NY

Located in downtown Brooklyn Heights, just a short subway ride from Manhattan, Brooklyn Law School is a legal institution combining coursework with professional skills training and maintains law centers in 9 fields of the legal profession. The...

Fairleigh Dickinson University operates two campuses in New Jersey, a metropolitan campus in Teaneck, and a suburban campus in Florham, which makes FDU the largest private university in the state. FDU offers a Two Worlds degree programs, which allow...

“…FDU offers many majors/minors, and has exceptional programs available for prospective and current students. Many of the professors here are highly qualified and challenge students to get the most out of their education. The small class sizes allow...” – Sandra from Avenel, NJ

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College is a public institution located in New York City. The school awards 2-year certificates and associate degrees in 15 different fields. Popular fields of study include teaching, community organization and...

“…I definitely learned a lot from BMCC and this amazing college experience thus far.” – Emily from Corona, NY

The Institute of Culinary Education is a bicoastal culinary school with two campuses in New York City and Los Angeles. ICE offers 6 to 13-month training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Restaurant Management, and Hospitality...

Established in 1860, SUNY Downstate Medical Center is a private, medical education institution and urban service center established in Brooklyn, New York. The college offers over 30 health-centric degree programs through the colleges of Medicine,...

Pace University Westchester is a 4-year, liberal arts institution in New York City’s metropolitan area. Founded in 1906, Pace has three campuses, the original in downtown NYC, and then ones in Lower Manhattan and Pleasantville (Westchester), and all...

“…Pace University - Westchester Campus is a small campus. Its warm and welcoming environment will make you feel right at home. The clubs and many organizations at Pace University will provide life long experiences you will never forget.” – Bryan from Mount Vernon, NY

Named after the famed civil rights activist, Medgar Evers College is a senior college of the City University of New York system in Brooklyn. Medgar Evers encompasses schools of Business, Education, Professional Development, Liberal Arts, and Science...

“…i would rate my college a 10 . the reason is that the campus provides help to their students. and getting information to improve oneself. the staff and the environment is satisfactory to my knowledge. the professor goes in great depth in educating...” – Revati from OZONE PARK, NY

The Florham campus of the Fairleigh Dickinson University is a 4-year liberal arts college in northern New Jersey. A campus of the FDU system, the Florham campus grants undergraduate degrees in over 60 academic majors. The FDU-Florham campus is...

“…The professors are great! And I haven't had any large lectures, all small classes with real professors.” – Student from FDU

Founded in 1964, the American Musical and Dramatic Academy is a conservatory of the performing arts in New York City. AMDA is the only such school to offer bachelor’s degrees and conservatory programs in Acting, Music Theatre, Dance Theatre, and...

“…AMDA is a great school for performers of all types; acting, musical theater, or dancing. It's a small school and classes are small sized which is all the better for you due to many performance activities. AMDA students care about one another and the...” – Haley from Los Angeles, CA

Teachers College at Columbia University is a private, graduate institution established in New York City. Despite the college’s name, academics at TC are focused primarily on the fields of health, psychology, and education. Students attending the...

LaGuardia Community College is a 2-year community college in New York City and a component institution of the City University of New York system. LaGuardia confers associate degrees and certificates in over 60 academic fields of study. In addition,...

“…laguardia community college is student-oriented. it has so many student resources for any issue or need imaginable. the professors are very knowledgeable and passionate about what they teach.” – Doris from South Richmond Hill, NY

CUNY Kingsborough Community College is a 2-year public institution based in Brooklyn, NY. The school overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and has its own private beach that is open for students in the summer. Many students choose to major in data processing,...

“…I just finished my first semester and I have learned a lot in just 12 weeks. From the beginning to the end you get everything done on time without any problem. The professors are very helpful and teach you everything you need to know within your...” – Lashima from Bronx, NY

Established in 2011, Guttman Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in New York City. Students enrolling at Guttman can choose programs of study related to liberal arts, human services, business, urban studies, and information...

LIU Post
Brookville, NY

Named for breakfast cereal magnate C.W. Post, LIU Post is a private school on Long Island’s north shore and the largest campus of Long Island University. LIU Post grants bachelor’s degrees in over 50 academic majors. In addition, LIU Post is home to...

“…LIU Post is an exquisite school equipped with a full recreational center, gourmet food, and a club for everybody. Like all schools the work is diifficult but there are upperclass tutors and teachers available to assist in any problems you may have. I...” – Khadija from Brooklyn, NY

The Dominican College of Blauvelt is a private, 4-year institution established in Orangeburg, New York. Dominican College is situated in a suburb just 17 miles outside of New York City, giving students the opportunity to access everything the city...

From its campus a quick subway ride from midtown Manhattan, CUNY School of Law is a public interest law school in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City. The CUNY law curriculum encompasses three years and culminates in a one or two semester...

CUNY Bronx Community College is a public institution situated in University Heights. The school has an open admissions policy and administers the SUNY Bronx Educational Opportunity Center. BCC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and the first community...

“…Bronx Community College is a great option for a two year college, wide variety of mayors, mix ethnicity and very flexible hours schedule.” – Rosa from Bronx, NY

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York was founded in 1884 and is the oldest acting school in the nation. The private academy is a nonprofit and located in the Manhattan borough of New York City. AADA offers an Associate’s of Occupational...

“…I attended the Summer Program in 2010.” – Valentina from Peru

Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Drew University is a 4-year liberal arts institution in northern New Jersey. The University’s College of Liberal Arts offers bachelor’s degrees in 47 fields of study. Additionally, Drew is home to the...

“…There is no doubt in my mind that I am learning a lot at Drew. This college is on the Princeton Review's list of top universities and top liberal arts colleges for a reason! The topics are very engaging and intense, and although I've had a couple of...” – Eve from North Bergen, NJ

SUNY Westchester Community College is a 2-year public community college in upstate New York. WCC offers over 60 associate degree programs as well as the biggest Continuing Education Department in the entire SUNY system. In order to make accessing the...

“…All there is to be learnt and more. The program is interesting so far. Very high expectations and faculty who go out of their way to lend a hand.” – Dona from E-Elmhurst, NY

The School of Jazz at the New School is a conservatory of music and performing arts in New York City. The School of Jazz offers a curriculum in Contemporary Music and Jazz featuring concentrations in vocal performance as well as eight instruments....

“…This program is simply amazing. So many incredible teachers and fellow students you will meet; the community is just wonderful. Highly recommended for students seeking to develop their own voice in the Jazz capital of the world!” – James from Milton, DE

Originally founded as the Dramatic Workshop, The New School’s School of Drama is a college of theater and performing arts in New York CIty. The School of Drama hosts a Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Dramatic Arts featuring a series of core classes...

“…I have never met a more empathetic school. If you want to become an artist with passion professors wanting you to succeed in your future this is the school for you! ” – Julia from New York, NY

The New York College of Health Professions is a school of holistic health and wellness instruction with a main campus on Long Island as well as three NYC locations. Academic programs at New York College consist of five schools specializing in Massage...

“…well since i attended this college, i've enjoyed every bit of it. i've made my own schedule at different times and its is going good. and i love my class: anatomy & physiology, fundamental holistic health, swedish technique and physical art (tai chi)...” – tiffany from NEW YORK, NY

Founded with an emphasis on serving a Puerto Rican and Hispanic student body, Boricua College is a 4-year private institution in New York City with campuses in Washington Heights, The Bronx, and Brooklyn. In addition to lecture style courses, Boricua...

“…Since i have entered Boricua College I have learned a lot based on the new way they teach which no other college has. ” – Glendalisse from Bronx, NY

CUNY Hostos Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Bronx, New York, and it is a member of the City University of New York system. Hostos utilizes a unique Student Success Coach program, which equips students with...

“…The teachers really do care about you. They simplify the information so you can understand and so you can pass the class but also challenges you.”

Founded in 1916, The Mannes School of Music at the New School is a music conservatory in New York City. Mannes confers undergraduate degrees in 11 musical fields of study including Voice, Conducting, Composition, and seven instrumental concentrations...

“…Sounded like a wonderful place to study music when I visited. Great location in NYC and wonderful faculty members!” – Garrett from Medway, ME

From its campus overlooking NYC’s Bryant Park and the New York Public Library, the SUNY College of Optometry is a graduate school of optical studies in midtown Manhattan. SUNY College of Optometry offers a 4-year Doctor of Optometry program as well...

The Helene Fuld College of Nursing is a nursing school in Harlem. HFCN offers three degree programs to train nursing students: a 1-year associate degree program to train for the NCLEX-RN exam and two bachelor’s degree curricula. Beyond the lecture...

The Ailey School is a professional dance training academy in Manhattan’s Midtown West neighborhood. Ailey’s Professional Division is open to students age 17-25 and offers a 1-year independent study, 3-year certificate program, and a full-time...

Montefiore School of Nursing is a 2-year institution located in Bronx, New York. The college offers only one degree program, which is for an Associate of Science in Nursing. The program is available for daytime or evening learners, with these options...

Affiliated with the Jewish Theological Seminary, List College is a Conservative Jewish college in New York City. All List College students enroll in a Jewish Studies curriculum and choose from eleven Jewish theological majors such as Talmud &...

“…List College of The Jewish Theological Seminary is a dynamic, Jewish learning environment. With its dual-degree program with Columbia University's School of General Studies or its Double Degree Program with Barnard College, List College provides a...” – Nicole from Golden Beach, FL

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, Circle in the Square Theatre School is the only conservatory of acting affiliated with an operational Broadway theatrical company. Circle in the Square offers 2-year training programs in professional theatre...

The Center for Allied Health Education is a private, medical education institution located in Brooklyn, New York. Programs at CAHE include Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMT, Medical Assistant, Paramedic, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, and Surgical...

Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, New Brunswick Theological Seminary is a Christian graduate school in central New Jersey and the first seminary established in the United States. New Brunswick offers master’s degrees in Divinity and...

The Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing at Holy Name Medical Center is a Catholic nursing institution in eastern New Jersey. Tynan’s RN curriculum includes courses in a diverse array of medical subjects such as Basic Pharmacology and Lifespan...

Rabbinical College of America is a Chabad Lubavitch Hasidic Jewish yeshiva in northern New Jersey dedicated to training rabbis. The yeshiva offers a Rabbinical Ordination Program as well as a Jewish higher  education program for teachers and communal...

Established in 1915, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater is a private, 2-year institution located in New York City. The Neighborhood Playhouse offers a 2-year certificate program in Professional Actor Training, as well as a 6-week Summer...

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is an institution of Reform Judaism and the oldest Jewish seminary in the United States. HUC-JIR hosts a number of academic training programs for rabbis, cantors, leaders in Jewish education, and...

LIU Hudson at Westchester is a branch campus of Long Island University, a private, graduate education institution, and is located in Purchase, New York. The college provides over 70 degree and certificate programs throughout its five schools of...

Founded by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Assumption College for Sisters is a Roman Catholic institution in northern New Jersey dedicated to training women for service to the church. Assumption College offers two associate degrees in Arts and...

Located in the midst of Columbia University’s campus in Harlem, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York is a non-denominational Christian grad school dedicated to providing a theological education to address the issues facing NYC and the...

Bais Binyomin Academy is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in southern New York State focused on students seeking to learn the Torah. Bais Binyomin Academy is home to a 5-year Talmudic Studies program encompassing classes on the original text as well as...

Originally founded as a vocational school for returning World War I soldiers, the School of Professional Horticulture at New York Botanical Garden is a horticulturist training academy in The Bronx. The School offers a 2-year degree program in...

Named for a former Chief Rabbi of New York’s Association of American Orthodox Hebrew Congregations, Rabbi Jacob Joseph School is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Staten Island and northern New Jersey. RJJS hosts a degree-granting Talmudic Studies...

Cooper University Health Care is an academic facility in south New Jersey dedicated to educating allied health professionals. Cooper partners with Rowan University to oversee the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Additionally, Cooper offers...

Merkaz Bnos Career Institute is a private, 2-year institution located in Brooklyn, New York. MBS Career Institute offers 10 career-oriented academic programs, many of which are offered in additional ESL and Comprehensive ESL formats. Each program at...

Yeshiva Derech Chaim is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. The yeshiva hosts a Bais HaMedrash and Kollel featuring a Talmudic Studies program. In addition to classes in Jewish history and culture, Derech Chaim offers lessons in professional...

The Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz is a Hasidic Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn centered around sacred Tomchei Tmimim standards. The yeshiva features a Talmudic Studies program with a focus on fostering appreciation for the Torah and Yiddishkeit....

The United Talmudical Seminary is a Hasidic Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. The seminary is home to Talmudic Study and Halakhah Study programs and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees. All of the yeshiva’s academic programs are centered around training...

Associated Beth Rivkah Schools is a Chasidic Jewish school for women in Brooklyn dedicated to training future Jewish leaders and teachers. The Beth Rivkah Division of Higher Learning offers certificates in Intensive Teacher Training and Intensive...

Memorial Sloan Kettering School of Radiation Therapy is a medical training school of x-ray technology in New York City. The Memorial Sloan Kettering School offers a 2-year Radiation Oncology Therapy program dedicated to training professional...

Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnei Zion is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn dedicated to training students in interpreting classical Jewish texts and pursuing rabbinic training. The yeshiva features an undergraduate program in Talmudic...

The Rabbinical College of Long Island is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva on southwest Long Island dedicated to training future rabbis and community leaders. The yeshiva is home to a Judaic Studies program with a foundation in Talmud scholarship. For...

Beth Hamedrash Shaarei Yosher Institute is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. The institute offers a Talmudic Studies program with an emphasis on training students to become rabbis. As an Orthodox institution, the institute is home to an all...

Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem of America is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva and one of the oldest yeshivas in New York City. Mesivtha Tifereth is home to a Talmudic Studies program dedicated to training future Jewish community leaders. The yeshiva features...

Yeshiva Karlin Stolin is a Jewish rabbinical school in Brooklyn. The school is home to a Talmudic and Rabbinical Studies program and utilizes the moral and ethical lessons of the Talmud to teach a Judaism-centered worldview. The yeshiva is open to...

Yeshivat Mikdash Melech is a Sephardic Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Mikdash Melech offers a Torah Studies curriculum with an emphasis on applying Torah lessons to the Sephardic community. The program is designed to train students to become rabbis, lay...

Originally founded in 19th century Belarus, Mirrer Yeshiva Central Institute is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Mirrer Yeshiva features a Talmudic Studies program with a focus on training future rabbis. In addition to its New York City...

Established in 1827, The General Theological Seminary is a private, Christ-centered institution located in New York City. General offers two certificate programs, a diploma program in Anglican Studies, and five master’s degree programs including a...

Torah Temimah Talmudical Seminary is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn patterned after pre-World War II Eastern European Yeshivos. Torah Temimah offers a First Talmudic Degree program with a concentration on Torah law, ethics, and ideology. The...

Originally founded by the dean of a Polish yeshiva, Beth Hatalmud Rabbinical College is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Beth Hatalmud offers a Talmudic Studies program available in undergraduate and postgraduate divisions. All academic...

Yeshivas Novominsk is a Chassidic Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn dedicated to training future rabbis, Jewish educators, and community leaders. Patterned after pre-World War II Eastern European yeshivas, Yeshivas Novominsk offers a 4-year Talmudic Studies...

Rabbinical Academy Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Rabbi Chaim Berlin features a Talmudic Studies program available in undergraduate and graduate divisions. In addition to classes on the Talmud, the yeshiva...

Yeshivath Viznitz is an Chasidic Jewish yeshiva and rabbinical training institution in southern upstate New York. The yeshiva offers an undergraduate degree program in Talmudic and Rabbinical Studies. This program’s curriculum revolves around the...

Yeshiva D’monsey Rabbinical College is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in southern upstate New York. The yeshiva offers degrees in Talmudic Studies with a focus on Jewish morality. In addition to classroom space, Yeshiva D’monsey features on-campus...

St. Paul’s School of Nursing is an academy of nursing and health science professions with locations in Queens and Staten Island. St. Paul’s confers associate degrees in Nursing as well as academic programs in Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting....

Machzikei Hadath Rabbinical College is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Machzikei Hadath offers a bachelor’s degree in Talmudic Studies and students are also enrolled in several Rabbinical Studies courses. As an Orthodox institution, the...

Yeshiva and Kollel Harbotzas Torah is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Harbotzas Torah offers a Talmudic Studies program that also features classes on rabbinic literature. As an Orthodox institution, Yeshiva and Kollel Harbotzas Torah only...

Utilizing pre-World War II European Talmudic seminaries as a model, Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah is a Chasidic Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Oholei Torah offers a Talmudic Studies program that incorporates the seminary’s Departments of Chasidic...

Yeshiva and Mesivta Torah Vodaath is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva with a main campus and two satellite locations in Brooklyn. Torah Vodaath is home to a Beis Medrash and Kollel featuring a Torah Studies program personalized for every student....

Rabbinical College Beth Shraga is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in southeast upstate New York dedicated to providing a Jewish education in a setting removed from big city life. Beth Shraga offers a 5-year First Talmudic Degree program consisting of...

Originally founded by the Roshei Hayeshivah, Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Leyma is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in northeast New Jersey. The Yeshiva offers a Torah studies program through its Beis Midrash. With an all-male student body, all Yeshiva Gedolah...

Patterned after the yeshivas of eastern Europe, Mesivta of Eastern Parkway-Yeshiva Zichron Meilech is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Zichron Meilech offers a Talmudic Studies program dedicated to passing Jewish culture and instruction along...

Located a short distance from Bannister Bay, Sh’or Yoshuv Institute is a Haredi Jewish yeshiva on Long Island. The yeshiva offers a Torah Study program featuring a Beis Medrash, Kollel, and Introductory Studies course for students with minimal...

Yeshiva Gedolah Kesser Torah is an Orthodox Jewish Yeshiva in southern upstate New York. The Yeshiva offers a degree program in Talmudic Studies and its curriculum encompasses departments of Talmud, Bible, Ethics, and Jewish Codes of Law. The Yeshiva...

Talmudical Seminary of Bobov is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. The yeshiva offers a Talmudic Studies program with a focus on training future rabbis. As an Orthodox institution, Talmudical Seminary of Bobov is home to an all-male student body...

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel is an Orthdox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Ohr Shimon Yisroel hosts a training program for future rabbis featuring a degree in Talmudic Studies. As an Orthodox institution, Ohr Shimon Yisroel’s student body is...

The Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine is a graduate school of medical research on Long Island. Dedicated to training students to translate research into medical diagnosis, the Elmezzi Graduate School features a Molecular Medicine...

Yeshiva Gedolah Imrei Yosef D’spinka is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. The yeshiva offers a Talmudic Studies curriculum dedicated to training future rabbis, Jewish scholars, and community leaders. Yeshiva Gedolah Imrei Yosef D’spinka’s...

Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary is an Orthodox Christian seminary in the New York City metro area dedicated to preparing future priests, bishops, and lay leaders. Saint Vladimir’s confers master’s degrees in Divinity, Arts, and...

The Yeshiva of Far Rockaway Derech Ayson Rabbinical Seminary is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva and rabbinical training institution in Queens. The yeshiva features a Talmudic Studies program and hosts a number of Musar Jewish lectures led by the rosh...

Yeshivas Be’er Yitzchok is a Jewish institution of Talmudic and Judaic studies in northeast New Jersey. All students at the Yeshiva engage in oral and written Torah study with a focus on the Talmud and Responsa for Jewish observance. In addition to...

The Yeshiva of Machzikai Hadas is an Orthodox Jewish Yeshiva in Brooklyn with an emphasis on training future rabbis. Machzikai Hadas offers a 5-year Talmudic and Rabbinical Studies program. As an Orthodox rabbinical training institution, the Yeshiva...

With campus bordering Canarsie Park, Rabbinical College Ohr Yisroel is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. Ohr Yisroel offers a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies and a First Talmudic Degree. The college’s academic programs are geared toward...

Yeshiva Gedola Ohr Yisrael is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn. The yeshiva offers bachelor’s degrees in Torah Studies and a Smicha Program to prepare students for rabbinic ordination. Additionally, Yeshiva Gedola Ohr Yisrael partners with...

Beth Medrash Meor Yitzchok is a yeshiva located in Monsey, New York, with the goal of training complete Torah Jews. Beth Medrash Meor Yitzchok trains male postsecondary students to earn a First Talmudic degree through a Lithuanian-style study...

Yeshiva Sholom Shachna is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn dedicated to providing individual attention to every student. Yeshiva Sholom Shachna hosts a Talmudic Studies curriculum consisting of courses in Talmud Analysis, Jewish Legal Codes,...

Central Yeshiva Beth Joseph is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Brooklyn with a focus on scholarship and character development. Beth Joseph is home to a Talmudic Studies program conferring Intermediate and First Talmudic Degrees. In addition to classes...

Partnering with Brookdale Community College, Georgian Court University in Hazlet, New Jersey, offers 4-year degree programs as well as graduate degrees. Located within of the community college, GCU Hazlet’s location and class times are designed to be...