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New York Computer Science Colleges

149 Colleges
16,458 Yearly Graduations
$85,412 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,454 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, New York is ranked #2 in the country with 16,458 degrees handed out in 2019. New York colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $21,353 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $24,693 per year.

An estimated 49% of college students in New York take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,613 per year.

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#1

New York University

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,573 Yearly Degrees
$53,308 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 52,885 students at NYU in total, 26,981 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 25,872 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 28%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at NYU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,683 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NYU is $48,900.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,067 Yearly Degrees
$60,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Columbia University in the City of New York is 31,456, of which 8,221 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,701 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The acceptance rate at Columbia is 7%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,845 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $66,500 during the early-career years.

#3

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
916 Yearly Degrees
$52,255 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,275 undergraduates at Syracuse, of which 14,727 are full-time, and there are 22,850 students altogether. It takes the average Syracuse undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 47%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,398 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Syracuse with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
883 Yearly Degrees
$57,222 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,043 undergraduates at Cornell, of which 15,038 are full-time, and there are 24,027 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Cornell is 4.1 years.

Only 13% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

32% of Cornell students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,448 a year. Cornell has a 1.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $64,800 during the early-career years.

#5

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
832 Yearly Degrees
$44,695 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,254 students at RIT in total, 13,313 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,254 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 67% of accepted students are men, and 33% are women.

68% of RIT students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,753 a year. RIT has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RIT with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
Public Public vs. Private
661 Yearly Degrees
$10,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stony Brook University is 26,814, of which 17,909 students are undergraduates and of those, 16,697 are full-time. For undergraduates at SUNY Stony Brook, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 42%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,384 a year. SUNY Stony Brook has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,300 during the early-career years.

#7

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York
Public Public vs. Private
633 Yearly Degrees
$10,524 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,923 students at University at Buffalo in total, 21,921 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 20,401 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at University at Buffalo is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Around 54% of accepted students are men, and 46% are women.

54% of University at Buffalo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,597 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from University at Buffalo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Pace University - New York

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
483 Yearly Degrees
$46,446 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,528 undergraduates at Pace University, of which 7,837 are full-time, and there are 13,395 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Pace University is 4.4 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Pace University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,550 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pace University is $42,400.

#9

University at Albany

Albany, New York
Public Public vs. Private
465 Yearly Degrees
$10,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University at Albany is 17,544, of which 13,286 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,568 are full-time. It takes the average UAlbany undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at UAlbany take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,172 a year. UAlbany has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,700 during the early-career years.

#10

New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, New York
Public Public vs. Private
462 Yearly Degrees
$7,320 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New York City College of Technology is 17,036, which includes 10,572 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at City Tech, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 59% of accepted students are men, and 41% are women.

Roughly 4% of students at City Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,484 a year. City Tech has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from City Tech is $29,100.

#11

School of Visual Arts

New York, New York
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
336 Yearly Degrees
$41,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at School of Visual Arts is 4,562, of which 3,872 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,784 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SVA is 4.1 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 24% are men and 76% are women.

Roughly 36% of students at SVA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,548 a year. SVA has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,900 during the early-career years.

#12

New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
333 Yearly Degrees
$38,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,694 undergraduates at NYIT, of which 3,357 are full-time, and there are 7,230 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 55% are men and 45% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at NYIT take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,383 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from NYIT with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Fordham University

Bronx, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
332 Yearly Degrees
$54,008 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,972 students at Fordham U in total, 9,767 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,229 are full-time. It takes the average Fordham U undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 46%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,396 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Fordham U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $49,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
295 Yearly Degrees
$5,170 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Borough of Manhattan Community College is 25,500, which includes 17,772 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

4% of BMCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,144 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from BMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
289 Yearly Degrees
$55,378 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,241 undergraduates at RPI, of which 6,218 are full-time, and there are 7,528 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at RPI is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 43% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 67% are men and 33% are women.

53% of RPI students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,358 a year. RPI has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RPI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $66,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Binghamton University

Vestal, New York
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$10,201 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Binghamton University is 18,124, of which 14,165 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,845 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Binghamton University is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 40%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,066 a year. Binghamton University has a 2.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Binghamton University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Monroe College

Bronx, New York
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
260 Yearly Degrees
$15,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,517 students at Monroe College in total, 5,678 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,507 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,308 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,500 during the early-career years.

#18

The New School

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$50,986 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The New School is 10,432, of which 7,409 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,697 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at New School University is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 26% are men and 74% are women.

Roughly 39% of students at New School University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,195 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New School University is $37,500.

#19

Baruch College

New York, New York
Public Public vs. Private
250 Yearly Degrees
$7,462 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 18,679 students at Baruch in total, 15,482 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,091 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 29% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,146 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Baruch with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Queens College

Queens, New York
Public Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$7,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Queens College is 19,923, of which 16,866 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,532 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at QC is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 43%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,337 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#21

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, New York
Public Public vs. Private
239 Yearly Degrees
$5,218 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,972 full-time undergraduates at LaGuardia, and 18,555 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,331 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

#22

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York
Public Public vs. Private
204 Yearly Degrees
$7,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,970 undergraduates at Brooklyn College, of which 11,189 are full-time, and there are 17,811 students altogether. For undergraduates at Brooklyn College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 40% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,551 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Brooklyn College is $33,400.

#23

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
192 Yearly Degrees
$40,525 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Marist College is 6,738, of which 5,824 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,199 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Marist is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 43% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

59% of Marist students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,569 a year. Marist has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Marist with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees
$56,030 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,780 undergraduates at University of Rochester, of which 6,410 are full-time, and there are 12,233 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Rochester is 4.9 years.

About 34% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 40% of students at University of Rochester take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,891 a year. University of Rochester has a 1.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,800 during the early-career years.

#25

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Utica, New York
Public Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees
$8,503 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,006 students at SUNY Poly in total, 2,216 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,903 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SUNY Poly is 4.4 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 77% are men and 23% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at SUNY Poly take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,399 a year. SUNY Poly has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SUNY Poly is $40,300.

Other New York Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Lehman College 155
27 ASA College 152
28 Farmingdale State College 139
29 Hudson Valley Community College 138
30 Touro College 124
31 SUNY Westchester Community College 117
32 Excelsior College 114
33 Nassau Community College 110
34 St John’s University - New York 105
35 College of Staten Island CUNY 103
36 The Graduate Center, CUNY 102
36 The City College of New York 102
38 Erie Community College 100
38 Hunter College 100
40 Queensborough Community College 97
41 Suffolk County Community College 90
42 Kingsborough Community College 77
43 Buffalo State 75
44 John Jay College of Criminal Justice 68
45 Hofstra University 66
46 The College at Brockport 64
47 Mercy College 63
47 Ace Institute of Technology 63
49 DeVry College of New York 62
50 Monroe Community College 61
50 SUNY New Paltz 61
50 Manhattan College 61
53 Bronx Community College 60
54 Mohawk Valley Community College 58
55 SUNY Oswego 56
56 United States Military Academy 54
57 LIU Post 53
57 Alfred State College 53
59 SUNY Plattsburgh 52
59 York College 52
61 SUNY Fredonia 51
61 Clarkson University 51
61 Medgar Evers College 51
64 Orange County Community College 50
65 SUNY Broome 45
66 Rockland Community College 44
67 Onondaga Community College 42
68 Colgate University 41
68 Berkeley College - New York 41
70 Adirondack Community College 37
71 Niagara University 35
72 Siena College 33
72 SUNY Old Westbury 33
72 Digital Film Academy 33
75 Dutchess Community College 32
75 St. Joseph’s College - Long Island 32
77 The College of Saint Rose 31
77 Adelphi University 31
77 Barnard College 31
80 Niagara County Community College 30
80 Vassar College 30
82 SUNY Schenectady County Community College 29
83 SUNY Cobleskill 27
84 St Lawrence University 26
85 The College of Westchester 25
86 Pratt Institute - Main 24
86 SUNY Oneonta 24
86 Bryant & Stratton College - Online 24
86 Corning Community College 24
86 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 24
86 SUNY Ulster 24
92 Ithaca College 21
92 Hunter Business School 21
94 Cayuga County Community College 20
94 Jamestown Community College 20
96 St. Francis College 19
97 Tompkins Cortland Community College 18
97 Hamilton College 18
97 Fulton-Montgomery Community College 18
97 Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North 18
101 Skidmore College 17
101 Finger Lakes Community College 17
101 Le Moyne College 17
104 Stella and Charles Guttman Community College 16
104 Iona College 16
106 Union College New York 15
106 St. Joseph’s College - New York 15
106 Morrisville State College 15
106 SUNY Canton 15
106 Bryant & Stratton College - Buffalo 15
111 Hartwick College 11
111 Bryant & Stratton College - Greece 11
111 SUNY Potsdam 11
111 Mount Saint Mary College 11
111 Hilbert College 11
111 Mildred Elley Albany 11
111 Yeshiva University 11
111 Canisius College 11
119 The Sage Colleges 10
119 Genesee Community College 10
119 SUNY Delhi 10
122 Molloy College 9
122 Bryant & Stratton College - Albany 9
124 Clinton Community College 8
124 Utica College 8
124 Wagner College 8
127 Manhattanville College 6
127 St. Bonaventure University 6
127 Merkaz Bnos-Business School 6
127 Houghton College 6
131 Nyack College 5
131 Sullivan County Community College 5
131 Jefferson Community College 5
131 St. Thomas Aquinas College 5
131 Herkimer County Community College 5
131 Dominican College of Blauvelt 5
137 St. John Fisher College 4
138 Columbia-Greene Community College 2
138 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology 2
138 Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES 2
138 Wells College 2
142 North Country Community College 1
142 Trocaire College 1
144 D’Youville College 0
144 Five Towns College 0
144 Roberts Wesleyan College 0
144 SUNY Empire State College 0
144 Nazareth College 0
144 Hostos Community College 0

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