Public Colleges in New York

The 2022 Directory of New York Public Colleges and Costs

New York Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $6,784 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $3 from the 2019-2020 average of $6,781 and represents a 0.04% 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 26,599 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore New York Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
CUNY New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, New York

$6,930 NA NA
CUNY Queens College

Flushing, New York

$6,930 60 65
CUNY Queensborough Community College

Bayside, New York

$4,800 NA NA
CUNY York College

Jamaica, New York

$6,930 37 30
Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, New York

$4,350 NA NA
Erie Community College

Buffalo, New York

$5,047 NA NA
Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale, New York

$7,070 51 60
Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, New York

$5,290 NA NA
Finger Lakes Community College

Canandaigua, New York

$4,864 NA NA
Fulton Montgomery Community College

Johnstown, New York

$5,040 NA NA
Genesee Community College

Batavia, New York

$4,550 NA NA
Herkimer County Community College

Herkimer, New York

$5,016 NA NA
Hudson Valley Community College

Troy, New York

$4,800 NA NA
Jamestown Community College

Jamestown, New York

$5,200 NA NA
Jefferson Community College

Watertown, New York

$5,016 NA NA
Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Branch

Utica, New York

$4,594 NA NA
Monroe Community College

Rochester, New York

$4,706 NA NA
Morrisville State College

Morrisville, New York

$7,070 39 17
Nassau Community College

Garden City, New York

$5,800 NA NA
Niagara County Community College

Sanborn, New York

$4,752 NA NA