Higher Enrollment and Completions for Black and Hispanic Students Seeking Bachelor’s and Graduate Degrees

Developing Human Capital


  • Black and Hispanic students earn more bachelor’s and graduate degrees at private colleges and universities than anywhere else in New York.
  • What’s more, 10 Independent Sector institutions are ranked among the top 100 colleges and universities in the country for upward mobility of college graduates.

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