Public Colleges in New York

The 2021 Directory of New York Public Colleges and Costs

New York Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend public college in New York?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in New York was $6,781 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $192 from the 2018-2019 average of $6,589 and represents a 2.91% annual increase. The list of New York public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of New York and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 75 public colleges and universities in New York, the most popular being University at Buffalo with 26,475 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,070. Farmingdale State College is the most expensive public school in New York with an in-state tuition of $7,070.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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School Tuition Rating Value
Adirondack Community College

Queensbury, New York

$4,800 NA NA
Broome Community College

Binghamton, New York

$4,944 NA NA
Cayuga County Community College

Auburn, New York

$4,844 NA NA
Clinton Community College

Plattsburgh, New York

$5,518 NA NA
Columbia Greene Community College

Hudson, New York

$4,824 NA NA
Corning Community College

Corning, New York

$4,872 NA NA
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

New York, New York

$6,930 72 83
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

New York, New York

$4,800 NA NA
CUNY Bronx Community College

Bronx, New York

$4,800 NA NA
CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York

$6,930 55 69
CUNY City College

New York, New York

$6,930 61 78
CUNY College of Staten Island

Staten Island, New York

$6,930 NA NA
CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York, New York

$6,030 NA NA
CUNY Hostos Community College

Bronx, New York

$4,800 NA NA
CUNY Hunter College

New York, New York

$6,930 66 90
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, New York

$6,930 46 41
CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, New York

$4,800 NA NA
CUNY LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, New York

$4,800 NA NA
CUNY Lehman College

Bronx, New York

$6,930 49 70
CUNY Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, New York

$6,930 NA NA