Diverse Paths Converge in the Independent Sector


  • Thirty-two percent of undergraduate students in the Independent Sector are age 22 and older, 21 percent are age 25 and older.  Eighteen percent of undergraduate students attend part-time.
  • More than 80 Independent Sector campuses enroll fewer than 2,000 students.

New York's 100+ private, not-for-profit colleges and universities bring benefits to students, communities and the entire state.  Read more: 10 Ways Independent Higher Education Works for New York State