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2023 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York

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  1. #1 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    Columbia University

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1299 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I liked that there are endless academic opportunities available; you will never run out! Food is average and oftentimes the lines in the dining halls take an annoying amount of time. The dorms in my....

    Read 1299 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $22,126,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  2. #3 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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,

  5. #5 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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,

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  8. #8 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    Vassar College

    4 Year,

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY,

    650 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 650 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $26,028,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  9. #12 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    University of Rochester

    4 Year,

    ROCHESTER, NY,

    1567 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I came to this school without having visited campus at all, and I'm so grateful that my move-in day was when I first got to experience it, with all my fellow freshman around me. People think,....

    Read 1567 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 35%,

    Net Price: $36,254,

    SAT Range: 1330-1510,

  10. #14 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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,

  11. #16 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    CUNY Baruch College

    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1392 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi! This is Anna. I am a senior student at Baruch College, which majors in Finance. I love this school's study vibe and community inside, and it offers a lot of practical courses on developing....

    Read 1392 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $3,897,

    SAT Range: 1170-1360,

  12. #18 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    DeVry University - New York

    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Devry was 4 times more expensive than the community college I attended. But now, I'm working hard on my journey toward my bachelor's degree. DeVry is a fully accredited university and not a cakewalk.....

    Read 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 40%,

    Net Price: $31,386,

  13. #20 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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,

  14. #21 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1320 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says It was amazing! The staff is incredible and can help you with all your needs! The students seem wonderful, smart, and hardworking. Everyone seems to really enjoy what they’re doing/studying. It was a....

    Read 1320 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $4,221,

    SAT Range: 1020-1160,

  15. #22 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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,

  16. #24 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

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

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    503 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 503 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 45%,

    Net Price: $46,504,

  17. #25 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in New York.

    Fordham University

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    4 Year,

    BRONX, NY,

    1888 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says College can often be an overwhelming experience for students transitioning from a predominantly racially mixed educational environment, to one that is not. I found myself at the crossroads of this... Fordham University seeks to encourage and foster an environment where any type of person can thrive, and a community where racial and gender inclusion are pivotal to the larger success. With....

    Read 1888 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 53%,

    Net Price: $41,569,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

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