New York Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in New York?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New York was $17,606 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $4,020 higher than the U.S. average and ranks New York amongst the costliest as the 8th most expensive and 45th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $481 from the 2014-2015 average of $17,125 and represents a 2.81% annual increase. The list of New York colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 261 colleges and universities in New York, the most popular being New York University with 39,898 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $45,278. Columbia University in the City of New York is the most expensive in New York with an in-state tuition of $50,526.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. New York colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in New York or cheap New York colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore New York Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Adelphi University
Garden City, 5,996 Students
$32,380 65 61
Adirondack Community College
Queensbury, 2,522 Students
$3,984 n/a n/a
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  Best Value
Albany, 1,539 Students
$30,300 69 56
Alfred University
Alfred, 2,011 Students
$25,291 58 65
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service
New York, 88 Students
$15,698 n/a n/a
American Academy of Dramatic Arts New York
New York, 253 Students
$29,900 n/a n/a
American Musical and Dramatic Academy
New York, 1,735 Students
$33,620 n/a n/a
ASA Institute of Business and Computer Technology
Brooklyn, 4,276 Students
$12,480 n/a n/a
Bais Medrash Elyon
Monsey, 97 Students
$7,800 n/a n/a
Bard College
Annandale-On-Hudson, 2,365 Students
$49,226 n/a n/a
Barnard College  Best Value
New York, 2,537 Students
$45,851 96 77
Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid
Far Rockaway, 111 Students
$9,200 n/a n/a
Berkeley College New York
New York, 3,946 Students
$23,100 n/a n/a
Beth Hamedrash Shaarei Yosher Institute
Brooklyn, 48 Students
$8,250 n/a n/a
Beth Hatalmud Rabbinical College
Brooklyn, 29 Students
$7,700 n/a n/a
Boricua College
New York, 1,163 Students
$10,600 n/a n/a
Bramson ORT College
Forest Hills, 521 Students
$10,800 n/a n/a
Briarcliffe College
Bethpage, 1,358 Students
$14,349 n/a n/a
Broome Community College
Binghamton, 4,337 Students
$4,224 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Albany
Albany, 286 Students
$16,007 n/a n/a

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