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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 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) SUNY at Geneseo
Geneseo, Public Not For Profit
75 79
Average Net Price
5) Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, Private Not For Profit
96 79
Average Net Price
6) Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, Private Not For Profit
98 78
Average Net Price
7) Colgate University
Hamilton, Private Not For Profit
96 77
Average Net Price
8) Hamilton College
Clinton, Private Not For Profit
96 76
Average Net Price
9) Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, Private Not For Profit
92 73
Average Net Price
10) Cornell University
Ithaca, Private Not For Profit
98 70
Average Net Price
11) Le Moyne College
Syracuse, Private Not For Profit
72 69
Average Net Price
12) Yeshiva University
New York, Private Not For Profit
87 69
Average Net Price
13) Syracuse University
Syracuse, Private Not For Profit
84 64
Average Net Price
14) New York University
New York, Private Not For Profit
95 62
Average Net Price
15) Clarkson University
Potsdam, Private Not For Profit
73 61
Average Net Price
16) Fordham University
Bronx, Private Not For Profit
89 60
Average Net Price
17) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, Private Not For Profit
91 60
Average Net Price
18) Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, Private Not For Profit
84 57
Average Net Price
19) Manhattan College
Riverdale, Private Not For Profit
68 56
Average Net Price
20) Hobart William Smith Colleges
Geneva, Private Not For Profit
81 55