Colleges in New York

Colleges in New York

New York, the Empire State, with the motto “Ever Upward,” is a Northeastern state that’s home to the Statue of Liberty, the US symbol of freedom, democracy, and opportunity. New York City, The Big Apple, has, likewise, become known as a place of entrepreneurship, social tolerance, cinemas, and Broadway, and claims more than 40% of the state’s population. There are more than 200 colleges in New York, dozens of which are a part of either the State University of New York (SUNY) or the City University of New York (CUNY) systems. The oldest institution in the state is Columbia University, which was originally chartered as King’s College, and it’s also the most selective. New York has two federal service academies, Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Judaism institutions. Financial services claims the top industry spot in NY, but its closely followed by health care, professional and technical services, and retail trade. Standard attractions for New York include the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and the Empire State Building, as well as Watkins Glen State Park, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, and the Enchanted Mountain region.
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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...

“…the professors i had so far at York college are very nice and they work hard to ensure that each of their students understand the topics they are discussing in class. They will help you if you have any questions after class in their office and are...” – khursheda from Brooklyn, NY

SUNY at Purchase College

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...

“…Purchase really embodies their slogan "think wide open". It brings your mind to a different level and opens up your eyes. It makes you think about who you really want to be. ” – Marissa from Newington, CT

Medaille College is a private, liberal arts institution located in Buffalo, New York. The college promotes interdisciplinary work as well as experiential learning, with classes geared toward interactive lab work and real-life problem solving. Every...

“…I am starting classes in the fall and I hope to learn alot that will help me on the road to becoming a veterinarian.” – Kelly from Hamburg, 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...

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a 4-year public technology-focused university with two primary locations in upstate New York and a campus of the State University of New York system. SUNY Poly hosts six colleges conferring undergrad degrees in 54 fields...

“…SUNY Poly is a smaller, tightly knit school and on your way to class you'll see a lot of the same faces. The campus is beautiful, and the social cliques on campus are extremely friendly. Most Teachers are good at their job and will even meet you...” – Nicolae from Maspeth, NY

Rockland Community College is a 2-year institution in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley and a part of the State University of New York system. SUNY Rockland offers 40 associate degree programs and 10 certificates and the college partners with area...

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Baruch College is a member of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, the nation’s largest urban public university with over 24 campuses. Located in New York City, the college offers 30 undergraduate degrees along with 60 minors for its...

“…It's a very competitive school, you need to be on top of your game at all times and DO NOT procrastinate!” – SK

Niagara County Community College is a 2-year community college in western New York State and part of the State University of New York system. NCCC confers associate degrees in over 60 academic fields of study. Additionally, the college makes 10...

“…Great place to start a degree program, and get the general education requirements out of the way. It is very economical to attend and the instruction is high quality. There are also plenty of majors to choose from.” – Samantha from Lockport, NY

The King's College

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...

“…All of the classes are challenging but doable. The professors are easily accessible and extremely helpful. ” – Audrey from PA

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

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...

“…Faculty members are beyond helpful. Small class rooms, thus be able to understand a lot better. Accredited by ABET for it's Engineering Courses. ” – Mohamed from New York, NY

United States Merchant Marine Academy

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,...

State University of New York at New Paltz

The State University of New York at New Paltz is 4-year public liberal arts institution in the Hudson Valley region of New York State and the area’s only residential public university. SUNY New Paltz is home to seven degree-granting colleges and...

“…SUNY New Paltz is the perfect environment for those who love the idea of being away from home, but close enough to give your family a visit. It is such a beautiful campus with astonishing views every time the season changes. Almost everyone you meet...” – Emmitt from Bronx, NY

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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 learned so much in this college. I was only attending for a semester and I feel so much more educated than before I attended. The classes are not too big and the teachers focus on their students rather than getting paid. They have a lot of computer...” – Priscilla from Kissimmee, FL

St. Thomas Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a private, 4-year institution located in Sparkill, New York. Students enrolled at St. Thomas have access to a wide variety of modern facilities, including an HD Television Studio, a video game lounge, and the Innovation...

“…The classes at STAC are amazing, the teachers are very welcoming especially for a student who isn't even enrolled yet.” – Anonymous

New York School of Interior Design

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...

Jefferson Community College is a 2-year college in northern upstate New York and part of the State Universities of New York system. SUNY Jefferson maintains over 30 academic programs offering associate degrees and certificates as well as the chance...

“…I enjoyed every single one of my classes at JCC. The professors are very knowledgeable and helpful.” – Karissa from Shaw A F B, SC

SUNY College at Old Westbury

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

SUNY College at Oswego

With campus situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, SUNY College at Oswego is a public university in northern New York State. SUNY Oswego is home to schools of Education, Liberal Arts, Communication, and Business conferring degrees in over 60 fields...

“…A great place for teaching, broadcasting, and sciences. The winters are brutal, it snows all the time! A great place for extra curricular activities!” – Jessica from Bridgewater, NJ

Berkeley College-New York

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

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...

Albany Medical College

Established in 1839, Albany Medical College is a medical education institution located in the state of New York, and is a member of the Union University association. Albany Med is the only health sciences center in its region that focuses on...

Webb Institute

Webb Institute is a private, 4-year institution established in Glen Cove, New York. Academics at Webb Institute are engineering-based, and students at the college learn in the fields of both Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Students are...

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private institution that operates two campuses, one in Colchester, Vermont, and and one in Albany, New York. Undergraduates can pursue bachelor and dual degree programs. The college...

“…There's a lot of work to be done, as well as a lot of studying and memorizing. It's great, if you can keep on top of the workload. The professors are brilliant as well. They're nice, smart, approachable, and really knows what they're doing.” – Jennifer from Manlius, NY

Davis College
Johnson City, NY

Davis College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Johnson City, New York, with 13 satellite teaching sites throughout New York, Maryland, and Ohio. Davis offers two certificates in Bible and Teaching English as a Second Language,...

SUNY College at Potsdam

With campus a few miles from the Canadian border, the State University of New York at Potsdam is one of the oldest colleges in the United States. Located in the Adirondack region of northern New York State, SUNY Potsdam features schools of Arts &...

“…Great school full of friendly people. I was nervous about being so far away from home, but all the people here can be truly wonderful. The programs that are set up for freshman are brilliant. ” – Stephanie from Macedon, NY

Corning Community College, a member of the State University of New York system, is a 2-year college serving three counties in upstate New York. Corning confers degrees and certificates in over 40 academic programs in the liberal arts and technical...

With a campus adjacent to downtown Syracuse, Upstate Medical University is a medical school in the State University of New York system. SUNY Upstate features bachelor’s degrees in five medical subjects and all undergraduates enter as rising juniors....

SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime College is an institution based in the Bronx borough of NYC that prepares students to join the Navy or Marine Corps. It is the largest maritime college in the US and is one of only seven maritime academies in the nation that can confer...

“…I am a current freshman at Maritime College and recently finished my first semester. I feel like so far i have learned more than the average college. When I returned home for Christmas break i shared the things i have learned and experienced and a...” – Devon from Erie, PA

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is an environmental studies institution in Syracuse and the oldest forestry-related college in the United States. SUNY ESF grants bachelor’s and associate degrees in 27 ecological fields of study and...

“…The friendliest people are at ESF. Everyone is very nice and excepting of each other. The professors are close to their students and I couldn't have picked a better school for environmental education. ” – Alexandria from Syracuse, NY

CUNY New York City College of Technology

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...

“…City Tech is a big city family with very diverse students and very cooperative faculty. The school presently is improving its curriculum and education however, our school is very welcoming for all types of people from every walks of life. The school...” – Brooklyn, NY

Herkimer County Community College

Featuring scenic views overlooking the nearby Mohawk River, Herkimer County Community College is one of the largest residential 2-year colleges in New York State. Herkimer features over 40 academic majors and offers numerous transfer agreements to...

“…If you take bare-minimum classes, that is exactly what you will get out of your experience here. If you take challenging classes, you will be taking classes with other serious students who are looking to learn, and not just to get a degree. ” – Martha from Schenectady, NY

SUNY College at Geneseo

Founded in 1871, the State University of New York at Geneseo is a public liberal arts college in western New York State and a campus of the SUNY system. Geneseo grants bachelor’s degrees in 50 academic majors and 27 interdisciplinary minors. With...

“…Geneseo accepts a lot of academically successful students and education is superb. Geneseo is a liberal arts school so aside from picking from one of many diverse majors, there is a general education requirement. Thus, Geneseo students have an...” – Samantha

SUNY Empire State College

SUNY Empire State College is a public, 4-year institution established in Saratoga Springs, New York. The college is a member of the State University of New York system, and it maintains over 30 locations throughout the region and abroad. Students...

“…I am starting there in the fall, so far out of six people I have spoken with that have attended this college only one has not liked it. I believe this is good odds. The college has a great success rate and graduation rate. I am really looking forward...” – Sherry from Canandaigua, NY

Finger Lakes Community College is a 2-year community college affiliated with SUNY. FLCC offers courses in over 50 departments as well as eight fully-accredited online degree programs. The Finger Lakes athletic department features men’s and women’s...

“…finger lakes community college is a great place to start your education path in college and earn a degree. they have campuses in 3 different counties making it easy to find classes that fit your needs and schedule. so far, my experience has been...” – Hannah from Williamson, NY

Hobart William Smith Colleges

With a campus overlooking Seneca Lake, Hobart & William Smith Colleges are liberal arts colleges in the Finger Lakes region of New York State that operate in a coordinate college system. Originally founded as separate colleges for women and men,...

“…Hobart is a very interesting place with many opportunities available to those students who aren't afraid to go out and get them. The faculty is beyond helpful and will challenge you intellectually if they know you can handle it. Also, the environment...” – Trevor from Geneva, NY

Orange County Community College, also known as SUNY Orange, is a 2-year community college in southern New York state. SUNY Orange grants degrees and certificates in over 35 fields of study across 19 academic departments. Students in the college’s...

“…This college will challenge the mind of any intellectual student that enrolls. The Honors Program at SUNY Orange is much more difficult than many honors high school classes, testing critical thinking and analyzing skills that may have been put by the...” – Britney from Middletown, NY

Mohawk Valley Community College is the first 2-year community college established in New York State. MVCC has two campuses featuring degrees and certificates in over 90 areas of study and is part of the State University of New York system. In order...

“…I visited many colleges and found this one to be the most comfortable fit for me. A small (but not too small) college, where I feel that I will not get lost in the crowd academically. I am looking forward to coming to MVCC! ” – Gabrielle from Parish, NY

SUNY College at Plattsburgh

With campus along the banks of the Saranac River, SUNY Plattsburgh is a 4-year liberal arts college in northeast New York State’s Champlain Valley. Part of the State University of New York system, SUNY Plattsburgh offers bachelor’s degrees in over 70...

“…great school. you will feel right at home. this school offer variety of opportunities and information, you can never feel left out” – tierra

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...

Metropolitan College of New York is a private school with locations in lower Manhattan and The Bronx. MCNY offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs divided among its three schools. All classes are founded on MCNY’s philosophy of purpose...

Jamestown Community College is a 2-year institution and the first community college in the State University of New York system. SUNY Jamestown grants degrees and certificates in over 50 academic programs and its Job Shadow program allows students to...

“…Being a music major, I can't really comment on a large portion of the classes offered at Jamestown Community College. Not to sound full-of-myself, I am a little ahead of where the music classes are, so I'm not learning a lot in them. But, the general...” – Ashley from Campbell, NY

Schenectady County Community College is a 2-year institution in upstate New York and part of the State University of New York system. SUNY Schenectady confers more than 50 degrees and certificates in six areas of study, as well hosts a number of...

“…Human Resources Mgt. may be boring but I've learned extremely useful information that I'll use for the rest of my career. It applies to any job. I've found that all the classes are very useful. You may think you're definitely back of the house but...” – Kristina from Burnt Hills, NY

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Tompkins Cortland Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Dryden, New York. Among the 40 degree programs within its catalog, Tompkins Cortland offers several unique options, such as the Digital Cinema program and the Wine...

“…The professors I have had for all of my classes have been very well educated in the field of study and class they have taught. Many have brought life experiences into the room which makes me, as a student, feel more comfortable and able to...” – Charnie from Cortland, NY

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi is a technology-focused institution based in the Catskill Mountains. SUNY Delhi offers bachelor and associate degree programs as well as one-year technical certifications. Noted programs include culinary arts, golf...

“…Most of my classes are great because my professors are knowledgeable, but you always run the risk of being in class with people who just don't want to be there in college and that kinda ruins the experience.” – Amanda

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

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...

The Sage Colleges

The Sage Colleges is a three-college institution located in both Albany and Troy, New York. Students enrolled at The Sage Colleges can attend classes on two campuses in order to complete their degree with a high level of flexibility. The college...

“…They have small classes. This school have very attentive professors. The best part about this school is the friendly environment.” – Kimberly from Albany, NY

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 Campus

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

CUNY Medgar Evers College

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...

“…This shcool is good teacher wise, if you pick good teachers and just follow they guidlines. you will pass for sure. Most teachers are willing to help you if you ask so dont hesitate.” – Camille from Brooklyn, NY

LIU Brooklyn

LIU Brooklyn is a 4-year private university in the New York City borough of Brooklyn and the original campus of Long Island University. LIU Brooklyn confers undergrad degrees in over 125 academic programs in liberal arts, business, fine arts, and...

“…Yes, I am learning a lot about different cultures. I am expanding my ways of thinking about different societies in my classes. ” – Tiana from Menifee, CA

AMDA- American Musical and Dramatic Academy- New York

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 in the "Heart of Hollywood" which means you're close to everything. Farmers markets, malls, coffee shops and everything in between. There is always something to do. When you're not in classes you can go to the Hollywood/Highland and immerse...” – Rylie

SUNY College of Technology at Canton

SUNY College of Technology at Canton is located in northern New York State and part of the State University of New York System. Originally founded as the first 2-year college in New York, SUNY Canton now confers bachelor’s degrees in 29 career...

“…College is so different than high school. College is not about drama, but education and the future. ” – Karli from Castorland, NY

Teachers College at Columbia University

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...

Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph, St. Joseph’s College is a liberal arts college with a campus on Long Island. St Joseph’s-Long Island confers bachelor’s degrees in 40 academic majors and also offers several service learning courses and...

With a campus overlooking Lake Champlain, Clinton Community College is a 2-year institution and a part of the State Universities of New York system. Among CCC’s 24 academic degrees, the college’s Health Services Management program is unique in...

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill combines theory with practice and all students must complete an applied learning experience to graduate. Educational facilities on campus include a contiguous farm, student-run restaurant, art...

“…i am very impressed with the level of education i've recieved here. the faculty of the plant science dept. are outstanding on both an academic and personal level. i'm learning more than i ever thought i would, and having alot of fun doing it; we get...” – Mary from Jefferson, NY

Trocaire College is a private Catholic college in Buffalo offering associate degrees and certificates in 13 subjects mostly relating to healthcare studies as well as one bachelor’s degree program in Healthcare Informatics. In addition to academic...

“…Trocaire is a dedicated college aimed at producing well educated well put together individuals ready for the next steps in life. When in times of strain and anxiety the staff is always available to lend a hand in course studies. And although it is a...” – Neada from Amherst, NY

CUNY Queensborough Community College is a 2-year public school located in Bayside, NY. CUNY Queensborough offers certifications and associate’s degrees as well as college credit for life experiences. The school has an open admissions policy. Many...

“…I feel I will learn alot because my sisters go there and they are getting what they need.” – Neicey from Flushing, NY

CUNY LaGuardia Community College

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

SUNY Broome Community College

SUNY Broome Community College is a 2-year public institution of higher education with an open admissions policy. The college offers associate degrees and 1-2 year certifications in a variety of fields. Favored fields of study include liberal arts and...

“…BCC is a great school for transferring. It is a small sized quiet community college. It holds a good education and diversity people.” – Yun from Binghamton, NY

Adirondack Community College

Adirondack Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Queensbury, New York. Students attending SUNY Adirondack have access to the college’s recently-renovated library, which is home to hundreds of thousands of resources,...

“…As a more advanced student majoring in Communications and Media Arts, I was pleasantly surprised and excited to learn as much as I did during my two years of being a student at Adirondack Community College. It's very clear that Paigo, a teacher and...” – Nameless :)

With a campus adjacent to Central Park, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is a medical school in Manhattan’s East Harlem neighborhood. ISMMS is home to 33 departments of medicine and its Pediatrics and Neurology fields of study are divided...

CUNY Kingsborough Community College

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,...

“…Kingsborough isn't the typical community college you hear about. Things are laid back here but the proffesors are always knowledgeable about the subjects they teach. At least mine have been.” – Anna from Brooklyn, NY

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College

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...

Long Island University

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...

“…C.W Post have very beautiful campus and welcoming environment. At this college there are very hoepful staff memebers. Well visiting and staying at this campus the staff memebers helped me in picking classes and also gave advice on classes.” – Ashley from Bronx, NY

Five Towns College is a for-profit college on Long Island and the only residential private school in its county. Five Towns offers eight majors in the fields of business and the arts. Outside of the classroom, Five Towns orchestrates a number of on...

Dominican College of Blauvelt

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...

CUNY School of Law
Long Island City, NY

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

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...

“…The Campus is big and nice. The college has new buildings that look so beautiful and easy to navigate to. Most of all they have technology usage whenever you need it.” – Brett from Mount Vernon, NY

American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York

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

Founded in 1851, Albany Law School is an institution located in New York’s state capital and the oldest independent law school in the United States. Albany’s JD program is available in 3 and 4-year options with the first year taking place in the...

With campus a short drive from the Hudson River, Columbia-Greene Community College is a 2-year institution and part of the State University of New York system. C-GCC is home to 10 academic departments featuring 40 degree and certificate-granting...

“…The teachers work with you, if you need help, they give it to you. The classes are small and easy, and the work isn't as difficult as most would think.” – Ashley from Red Hook, NY

Sullivan County Community College is a 2-year college in the Catskill Mountains and part of the State University of New York system. SUNY Sullivan is home to 15 academic departments offering degree and certificate programs. Every new student is...

“…They have a great campus.” – Israel from New York, NY

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science

Paul Smith’s College of Arts and Sciences is a private school in northern New York State and the only college in the Adirondacks. Paul Smith’s offers bachelor’s degrees in 20 academic majors and is also home to seven associate degree-granting...

“…Ecologically-minded, but lacking in funds and motivation in times. Come here if you are an intelligent, hard-working student who desires to be an agent of change. We need students who are willing to help make this beautiful college of the Adirondacks...” – Sierra from Paul Smiths, NY

As the only public college in New York’s Adirondack Park region, North Country Community College is a 2-year institution and part of the State University of New York system. Among North Country’s 20 degree-granting fields of study, the college’s...

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 New School's School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

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

The New School's School of Drama

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

Ulster County Community College is a 2-year institution and part of the State University of New York system. SUNY Ulster offers courses in nine academic departments as well as the only local Police Basic Training program through its Kingston Center...

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...

“…This is an average city college. The teachers are helpful.There is a tutor center that is very helpful. There is a computer lab to print out anything you need. There are librarians that are ready to help you out with any project fast.” – Ruth from New York, NY

Word of Life Bible Institute is an evangelistic Christian ministry offering Bible study and ministry training. The school operates multiple institutions throughout the world, including in New York, Florida, Brazil, Australia, and Canada. Chapel...

“…Word of Life Bible Institute (WOLBI) is prepared to teach you, not only in the classroom, but through offering daily experiences. If you're willing to learn, you will gain much knowledge. Everyday is filled with classes which focus on the books of...” – Deborah from Goshen, IN

New York Chiropractic College is an alternative healthcare training institute specializing in movement restoration and nutrition studies. NYCC is composed of three schools: College of Chiropractic, School of Health Sciences and Education, and the...

The New School's Mannes School of Music

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

CUNY Graduate School and University Center

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is rated as a Doctoral University with Highest Research Activity and set in Midtown Manhattan. The graduate school is home to several research centers and promotes interdisciplinary research and...

The College of Westchester is a for-profit college in upstate New York focusing on career-centered education. CW is home to schools of Business, Health Professions, and Information Technology conferring bachelor’s and associate degrees. Additionally,...

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...

Established in 1998, Northeastern Seminary is a private, Christ-centered institution located on the Roberts Wesleyan College campus in Rochester, New York. The college offers four master’s degree programs, a certificate program in Scripture, Theology...

Arnot Ogden Medical Center is a hospital campus hosting a number of medical training schools in southern New York State. Arnot Ogden is home to the Arnot Ogden School of Nursing, Dr. Earl D. Smith School of Radiologic Technology, and Emergency...

Western Suffolk BOCES is a public, 2-year institution established in Dix Hills, New York, with campus locations in Huntington, Northport, and Farmingdale. The college offers 11 career and technical education programs, which award certificates through...

Established in 1953, Cayuga Community College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in Auburn and Fulton, and it is a member of the SUNY college system. CCC offers 10 certificate programs and nearly 30 associate’s degree programs, as...

“…Being the oldest out of four and just graduating from high school, I have received a lot of help on my financial aid, payment for my classes, where I can get my books, and I have been welcomed into the Women's' Soccer League. Everyone who works at...” – Hannah from Cato, NY

The Cochran School of Nursing is a 2-year nursing school affiliated with St. Johns Riverside Hospital just outside of New York City. CSN confers Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Nursing with a curriculum including classes in Human Anatomy,...

Established in 1916, Bank Street College of Education is a private, graduate institution located in New York City. Bank Street offers over 40 master’s degree and non-degree programs for future educators, many of which prepare students for...

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...

Established in 1962, LIU Brentwood is a private, 4-year institution located in New York. As one of Long Island University’s regional campuses, LIU Brentwood offers six undergraduate degree and 16 postgraduate degree and certificate programs, many of...

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