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  • Independent Sector students earn their degrees in less time, avoiding additional tuition and beginning their careers or graduate studies earlier.
  • The Independent Sector leads degree completions in New York State, with a 70.1 percent six-year graduation rate.  The Independent Sector's six-year graduation rate exceeds the national rate for Independent Sector institutions, 66 percent.

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