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
#21 University at Buffalo

Buffalo, Public Not For Profit

$18,119 76 74
#22 State University of New York at New Paltz

New Paltz, Public Not For Profit

$16,079 66 74
#23 Hobart William Smith Colleges

Geneva, Private Not For Profit

$38,247 76 72
#24 Molloy College

Rockville Centre, Private Not For Profit

$27,454 69 68
#25 New York University

New York, Private Not For Profit

$45,417 91 72
#26 SUNY at Albany

Albany, Public Not For Profit

$17,486 66 70
#27 Fordham University

Bronx, Private Not For Profit

$41,569 79 64
#28 Saint John Fisher College

Rochester, Private Not For Profit

$29,722 69 64
#29 Adelphi University

Garden City, Private Not For Profit

$29,821 69 58
#30 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, Private Not For Profit

$40,661 75 59
#31 Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, Private Not For Profit

$41,396 78 63
#32 SUNY at Geneseo

Geneseo, Public Not For Profit

$18,684 68 61
#33 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Syracuse, Public Not For Profit

$22,133 71 55
#34 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, Private Not For Profit

$36,514 72 50
#35 The New School

New York, Private Not For Profit

$50,908 74 21
#36 Pratt Institute Main

Brooklyn, Private Not For Profit

$47,516 70 20