Best Value Colleges in New York by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the New York schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in New York ranking goes to Stony Brook University with a 87th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $13,352 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

New York's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, Public Not For Profit
87 84
Average Net Price
2) SUNY at Binghamton
Vestal, Public Not For Profit
90 82
Average Net Price
3) University at Buffalo
Buffalo, Public Not For Profit
78 81
Average Net Price
4) Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, Private Not For Profit
96 79
Average Net Price
5) Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, Private Not For Profit
99 78
Average Net Price
6) Colgate University
Hamilton, Private Not For Profit
96 77
Average Net Price
7) SUNY at Geneseo
Geneseo, Public Not For Profit
71 77
Average Net Price
8) Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, Private Not For Profit
91 73
Average Net Price
9) Cornell University
Ithaca, Private Not For Profit
98 70
Average Net Price
10) Syracuse University
Syracuse, Private Not For Profit
86 65
Average Net Price
11) Clarkson University
Potsdam, Private Not For Profit
74 62
Average Net Price
12) New York University
New York, Private Not For Profit
94 62
Average Net Price
13) Yeshiva University
New York, Private Not For Profit
69 61
Average Net Price
14) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, Private Not For Profit
92 60
Average Net Price
15) Fordham University
Bronx, Private Not For Profit
88 59
Average Net Price
16) Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, Private Not For Profit
71 57
Average Net Price
17) Jewish Theological Seminary of America
New York, Private Not For Profit
90 60
Average Net Price
18) Manhattan College
Riverdale, Private Not For Profit
69 57
Average Net Price
19) Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Brooklyn, Private Not For Profit
69 58
Average Net Price
20) Pratt Institute Main
Brooklyn, Private Not For Profit
74 46