New York Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

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 $6,394 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $185 from the 2015-2016 average of $6,209 and represents a 2.98% 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 25,178 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,670. Farmingdale State College is the most expensive public school in New York with an in-state tuition of $6,670.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore New York Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Adirondack Community College
Queensbury, 2,156 Students
$4,392 - -
Broome Community College
Binghamton, 4,157 Students
$4,582 - -
Cayuga County Community College
Auburn, 1,616 Students
$4,544 - -
Clinton Community College
Plattsburgh, 770 Students
$4,644 - -
Columbia Greene Community College
Hudson, 678 Students
$4,536 - -
Corning Community College
Corning, 1,775 Students
$4,518 - -
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
New York, 11,930 Students
$6,530 85 90
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
New York, 18,189 Students
$4,800 - -
CUNY Bronx Community College
Bronx, 6,968 Students
$4,800 - -
CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, 10,795 Students
$6,530 69 89
CUNY City College
New York, 10,530 Students
$6,530 67 89
CUNY College of Staten Island
Staten Island, 9,788 Students
$6,530 - -
CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York, 3,984 Students
$6,030 - -
CUNY Hostos Community College
Bronx, 4,094 Students
$4,800 - -
CUNY Hunter College
New York, 13,697 Students
$6,530 73 88
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, 10,182 Students
$6,530 51 88
CUNY Kingsborough Community College
Brooklyn, 8,860 Students
$4,800 - -
CUNY LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, 10,651 Students
$4,800 - -
CUNY Lehman College
Bronx, 6,834 Students
$6,530 53 95
CUNY Medgar Evers College
Brooklyn, 4,760 Students
$6,530 - -