New York has 429 higher education schools within its borders. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranked school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 429 schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. There are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 429 schools in New York, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with Farmingdale State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,028/yr.New York Interesting Facts