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2023 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York

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  1. #1 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    Barnard College

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    455 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated from Barnard over 25 years ago. To this day, I am empowered and inspired by the education I received from Barnard and the friendships I made. The classes were excellent, my classmates....

    Read 455 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $30,572,

    SAT Range: 1350-1520,

  2. #2 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    United States Military Academy at West Point

    4 Year,

    WEST POINT, NY,

    462 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Even though the past year has been tough because of COVID restrictions, I have had overall a pretty good time at West Point. The people here are mainly what makes it worth it--I've made friends that....

    Read 462 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    SAT Range: 1210-1440,

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  4. #4 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    Hamilton College

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    4 Year,

    CLINTON, NY,

    476 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Hamilton College has been nothing short of life-changing. I've enjoyed every second of my time here and, as someone who has always sought a sense of belonging, truly feel like this is MY place. There....

    Read 476 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $23,936,

    SAT Range: 1380-1510,

  5. #5 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    Vassar College

    4 Year,

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY,

    651 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love it here so far! I have made so many friends so far, I have not met one mean person yet. There are so many different orgs to try and be a part of, you’re never bored in that regard. The....

    Read 651 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $26,028,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

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  7. #7 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    Union College - New York

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    4 Year,

    SCHENECTADY, NY,

    602 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I really enjoy being a student at Union College because of the people. Small community: welcoming, actively becoming more diverse, environment enables personal and professional growth, easy to be involved Trimesters: useful for staying organized when everyone knows which week it is (x/10) and it makes studying abroad more flexible. Disability services: A+, all of my professors have been accommodating. Schenectady: good location (burst the campus bubble to visit the weekly farmer's market or walk downtown, get home during breaks from the new Amtrak station 5 min from campus, volunteer through...School pride: yes! Especially during hockey season Friends: the best. lifelong. unique backgroundsResLife: old furniture, fun people (s/o to West College 3rd floor!) Becker Career Center: great! Staff will go above and beyond to help youWeekends: not always enough to do; parties 3-4 nights/weekGreek Life: big presence on campus; it's there if you want it.

    Read 602 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $37,630,

    SAT Range: 1210-1400,

  8. #8 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    St. Lawrence University

    4 Year,

    CANTON, NY,

    765 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I absolutely love SLU! It was my first college I visited as a freshman in high school. I visited 10 colleges after that, but still came back to SLU, as it felt like home. The main reason I chose this....

    Read 765 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $31,578,

    SAT Range: 1180-1360,

  9. #9 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    Fashion Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1613 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I got accepted to FIT after I was waitlisted. I knew my desire to attend the best fashion school in the world could help advisors reconsider my acceptance. After multiple emails, lots of dead ends, I....

    Read 1613 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $9,165,

  10. #11 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in New York.

    Bard College

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    4 Year,

    ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY,

    665 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Bard College is a truly special place. I continue to be amazed by the intellect and independence of Bard students even now years after graduating. The Bard community really values individuality and....

    Read 665 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $25,484,

  11. Sarah Lawrence College

    4 Year,

    BRONXVILLE, NY,

    556 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says What stands out to me most about the school are the professors. You are definitely getting an attentive, but independent education here. The conferences every other week with your professors get you...On diversity, it is a very diverse group of people, but at the same time you could probably categorize a lot of the people into different archetypes. Also, because there are many diverse groups,....

    Read 556 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 55%,

    Net Price: $41,396,

    SAT Range: 1220-1410,

  12. Houghton University

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    4 Year,

    HOUGHTON, NY,

    393 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I transferred into Houghton last year with high expectations for their writing program and I was not disappointed. I really like every professor I had (even in the classes I took outside of my....

    Read 393 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $25,410,

    SAT Range: 1060-1320,

  13. SUNY College at Old Westbury

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    4 Year,

    OLD WESTBURY, NY,

    515 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am very lucky to have found SUNY College at Old Westbury! The school has a reputable Accounting program and Honors College. Professors are well-qualified and are more than willing to help students....Room for improvement can be found in administrative offices, where work typically gets done rather inefficiently. As a student, I would like for student matters to be handled importantly and as a top...Overall, SUNY College at Old Westbury has provided me with a happy and memorable college experience. I have made meaningful connections and lifetime friendships. I could not ask for a better college....

    Read 515 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 53%,

    Net Price: $10,273,

    SAT Range: 930-1100,

  14. Hartwick College

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    4 Year,

    ONEONTA, NY,

    541 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Hartwick College is a very good school. The nursing program that I am in is very competitive and rigorous, but it prepares you a lot for your nursing career ahead. As with every school it has its....

    Read 541 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $24,208,

    SAT Range: 1020-1180,

  15. St. Thomas Aquinas College

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    4 Year,

    SPARKILL, NY,

    148 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says St. Thomas is a school that helped me to mature into a person that is able to stay focused on many tasks without veering off course. When I first started attending college classes at BC I would slack....

    Read 148 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $21,139,

    SAT Range: 900-1150,

  16. Marymount Manhattan College

    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    763 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Marymount Manhattan is a remarkably niche school for remarkably niche people. Like any college, there are things I love and things I don't. Things I love include: - a very competitive and rigorous arts course for Musical Theatre majors (my field of study).- professors who are actively working in the industry- New York City as the college campusThings that could be improved:- there is a lot of hand holding going on that you will not receive in the real world- the academics are not particularly challenging for high-achieving studentsOverall, I will say this: college, no matter where you go, is what you make of it. Through being a go-getter, my MMC education has resulted in me working on three professional theatre productions the....

    Read 763 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $39,928,

    SAT Range: 960-1200,

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