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Best NYC Colleges

Top 25 Colleges in NYC

If you want to go to college in New York City, we’ve done the work for you and ranked the top 25 colleges there based on our 2019 Best Colleges ranking! If you can make it at one of these schools, you can make it anywhere.

Rank College Overall Niche Grade Acceptance Rate SAT Score Range Academics Grade Net Price
Rank 1
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 6.83%
SAT Score Range 1410-1590
Academics Grade A+
Net Price $22,973
Rank 2
College Barnard College
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 14.8%
SAT Score Range 1270-1470
Academics Grade A+
Net Price $22,815
Rank 3
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 31.87%
SAT Score Range 1250-1480
Academics Grade A+
Net Price $35,147
Rank 4
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 15.06%
SAT Score Range 1250-1500
Academics Grade A+
Net Price $34,754
Rank 5
Overall Niche Grade A+
Acceptance Rate 39.11%
SAT Score Range 1260-1440
Academics Grade A
Net Price $37,168
Rank 6
Overall Niche Grade A
Acceptance Rate 50.75%
SAT Score Range 1090-1360
Academics Grade A+
Net Price $30,968
Rank 7
Overall Niche Grade A
Acceptance Rate 56.94%
SAT Score Range 1110-1350
Academics Grade A
Net Price $15,614
Rank 8
Overall Niche Grade A
Acceptance Rate 20.3%
SAT Score Range 1190-1350
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $4,548
Rank 9
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 45.22%
SAT Score Range 1170-1370
Academics Grade A
Net Price $38,008
Rank 10
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 61.47%
SAT Score Range N/A
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $38,527
Rank 11
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 65.31%
SAT Score Range 910-1100
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $10,771
Rank 12
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 71.37%
SAT Score Range 1000-1210
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $32,576
Rank 13
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 40.67%
SAT Score Range 1150-1370
Academics Grade A
Net Price $13,615
Rank 14
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 30.67%
SAT Score Range 1150-1330
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $9,510
Rank 15
Overall Niche Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 66.9%
SAT Score Range 1070-1250
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $27,864
Rank 16
College The New School
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 60%
SAT Score Range 1030-1280
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $45,504
Rank 17
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 33.76%
SAT Score Range 890-1070
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $8,530
Rank 18
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 70.29%
SAT Score Range 1010-1210
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $28,095
Rank 19
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 59.3%
SAT Score Range 1110-1310
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $15,406
Rank 20
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 40.41%
SAT Score Range N/A
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $10,430
Rank 21
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 37.49%
SAT Score Range 1010-1200
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $9,771
Rank 22
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 41.34%
SAT Score Range 1000-1180
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $8,704
Rank 23
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 58.04%
SAT Score Range 1030-1210
Academics Grade B
Net Price $16,301
Rank 24
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 45.39%
SAT Score Range 1000-1240
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $8,547
Rank 25
Overall Niche Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 51.79%
SAT Score Range 1170-1390
Academics Grade A
Net Price $32,897

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