New York Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in New York by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2021

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 96th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $21,828 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

New York's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#21 State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, Public Not For Profit

$15,496 66 73
#22 Union College

Schenectady, Private Not For Profit

$39,527 82 74
#23 Hobart William Smith Colleges

Geneva, Private Not For Profit

$37,761 74 69
#24 SUNY at Albany

Albany, Public Not For Profit

$16,769 67 69
#25 Manhattan College

Riverdale, Private Not For Profit

$29,943 69 65
#26 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, Private Not For Profit

$41,006 79 67
#27 Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, Private Not For Profit

$40,630 78 66
#28 Saint John Fisher College

Rochester, Private Not For Profit

$28,468 70 67
#29 Adelphi University

Garden City, Private Not For Profit

$28,130 68 62
#30 Fordham University

Bronx, Private Not For Profit

$39,558 76 61
#31 Hofstra University

Hempstead, Private Not For Profit

$32,975 70 63
#32 Molloy College

Rockville Centre, Private Not For Profit

$28,500 69 54
#33 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, Private Not For Profit

$33,744 71 56
#34 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, Public Not For Profit

$20,215 67 51
#35 Syracuse University

Syracuse, Private Not For Profit

$43,111 74 42
#36 Pratt Institute Main

Brooklyn, Private Not For Profit

$45,880 72 26
#37 The New School

New York, Private Not For Profit

$50,377 75 24