New York Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in New York by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2022

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 Columbia University in the City of New York with a 95th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $22,126 average net price.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

New York's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#1 Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, Private Not For Profit

$22,126 95 99
#2 Hamilton College

Clinton, Private Not For Profit

$23,936 94 97
#3 Colgate University

Hamilton, Private Not For Profit

$25,935 93 97
#4 Cornell University

Ithaca, Private Not For Profit

$27,522 96 96
#5 Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, Private Not For Profit

$26,028 90 96
#6 Barnard College

New York, Private Not For Profit

$30,572 94 96
#7 Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, Private Not For Profit

$26,995 87 95
#8 CUNY Hunter College

New York, Public Not For Profit

$4,014 67 91
#9 University of Rochester

Rochester, Private Not For Profit

$36,254 87 90
#10 St Lawrence University

Canton, Private Not For Profit

$31,578 77 89
#11 Yeshiva University

New York, Private Not For Profit

$35,603 87 88
#12 New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, Private Not For Profit

$21,912 71 87
#13 Clarkson University

Potsdam, Private Not For Profit

$30,308 69 83
#14 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

New York, Public Not For Profit

$3,897 72 81
#15 SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica Rome

Utica, Public Not For Profit

$14,586 68 82
#16 Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, Public Not For Profit

$16,478 76 84
#17 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany, Private Not For Profit

$30,891 79 80
#18 CUNY City College

New York, Public Not For Profit

$4,546 65 80
#19 Union College

Schenectady, Private Not For Profit

$37,630 83 79
#20 SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, Public Not For Profit

$19,061 76 77