New York is home to more than 100 diverse colleges and universities that educate nearly 500,000 students each year. The dashboards below provide more insight into what makes New York’s Independent Sector of higher education so unique.
Our Colleges and Universities
- Dashboard on enrollment
- New York’s independent colleges and universities enroll 44 percent of the 1.1 million students enrolled in postsecondary education in New York State.
- In 2021-22, New York’s independent colleges and universities awarded 49 percent of bachelor’s, 72 percent of master’s, and 78 percent of doctoral and professional degrees earned in New York State.