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2023 Best Small Colleges in New York

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  1. #1 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Barnard College

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    454 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 454 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $30,572,

    SAT Range: 1350-1520,

  2. #2 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Hamilton College

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    4 Year,

    CLINTON, NY,

    473 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 473 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $23,936,

    SAT Range: 1380-1510,

  3. #3 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Vassar College

    4 Year,

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY,

    649 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 649 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $26,028,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

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  5. #4 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Nothing could have prepared me for how amazing Cooper Union actually was. Not only am I attending this university with a very close friend of mine from high school, I’ve been able to make life long....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $25,005,

    SAT Range: 1330-1500,

  6. #6 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Union College - New York

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    4 Year,

    SCHENECTADY, NY,

    596 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 596 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $37,630,

    SAT Range: 1210-1400,

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  8. #11 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    St. Lawrence University

    4 Year,

    CANTON, NY,

    761 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 761 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $31,578,

    SAT Range: 1180-1360,

  9. #13 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

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    4 Year,

    ALBANY, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Best decision I've made to further my education in medicine. As a student in the Biomed Tech B.S./AMCs PA Program, I’m appreciative for the focus of classes. If I'd chosen Pre-Med elsewhere, I....

    Read 400 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $30,891,

    SAT Range: 1130-1300,

  10. #15 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    D'Youville

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    4 Year,

    BUFFALO, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says D'Youville University is an incredible place. This is my last year on campus and seeing all of the growth and progress over my five years has been amazing. The study spaces have been completely...There are some people that find things to complain about all the time but that's typical. I'm so proud to be a Saint and I'm so sad that I graduate this year year. The friends I have made are incredible and will be a part of me for life. Insider tip: Don't try to get Starbucks during Red Time or you'll be waiting forever. Hit up one of the Keurigs in KAB instead. It's free and the fridges usually have flavors and creamers in them..

    Read 426 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $21,377,

    SAT Range: 960-1150,

  11. #16 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Molloy University

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    4 Year,

    ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Molloy College is amazing! Everyone there is friendly and the campus is super clean. It’s a good environment. You could sit in the big green field in the middle of all the buildings and relax, or you....

    Read 636 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 74%,

    Net Price: $27,454,

    SAT Range: 1080-1250,

  12. #18 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Bard College

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    4 Year,

    ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY,

    662 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 662 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $25,484,

  13. #19 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) - New York

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    502 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I am set to start school this summer so I can only speak on the application and audition process. This was my first time applying for college and I can tell you they made it a really pleasant....

    Read 502 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 45%,

    Net Price: $46,504,

  14. #20 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Manhattan School of Music

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    54 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Manhattan School of Music is an amazing experience. The professors within my major are top notch experts who encourage the growth and individualism of all students. The diversity is very poor, which....

    Read 54 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $44,217,

  15. #21 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Le Moyne College

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    4 Year,

    SYRACUSE, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Le Moyne College in my opinion is this tiny little paradise right outside syracuse. When I was choosing a school, I originally didn’t want to stay local but when I visited Le Moyne, I knew this was....

    Read 603 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $23,937,

    SAT Range: 1060-1250,

  16. #24 Best Small Colleges in New York.

    Roberts Wesleyan University

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    4 Year,

    ROCHESTER, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently in my fourth and final year at Roberts. In terms of academics, it is a small school, so you really get to know the professors. It is easy to meet with them one-on-one to help with any....

    Read 459 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $23,359,

    SAT Range: 1020-1250,

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