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#2 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
163 Colleges
97,188 Yearly Graduations
$85,550 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

New York ranked #2 in the nation for graduate degrees with 97,188 students receiving a diploma in 2019. The average in-state tuition for the state is $21,388, while the average out-of-state tuition for graduate students is $23,910. This cost can vary greatly from school to school.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

New York University

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
11,205 Yearly Degrees
$33,408 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

New York University was ranked the #1 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 11,205 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for New York University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $33,408 $33,408
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,154 $2,154
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,856 $1,856

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
10,218 Yearly Degrees
$47,600 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Columbia handed out 10,218 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Columbia University in the City of New York

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $47,600 $47,600
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,368 $2,368
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,880 $1,880

#3

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,600 Yearly Degrees
$29,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 163 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Cornell ranked #3 in terms of popularity with 3,600 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Cornell University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $29,500 $29,500
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $522 $522
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,520 $1,520

#4

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
Public Public vs. Private
3,486 Yearly Degrees
$11,310 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

SUNY Stony Brook handed out 3,486 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Stony Brook University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,310 $23,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,248 $2,248
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $471 $963

#5

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York
Public Public vs. Private
3,474 Yearly Degrees
$11,310 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University at Buffalo handed out 3,474 graduate degrees. This makes it the #5 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University at Buffalo

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,310 $23,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,820 $2,820
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $471 $963

#6

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,404 Yearly Degrees
$38,880 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 163 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Syracuse ranked #6 in terms of popularity with 3,404 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Syracuse University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $38,880 $38,880
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,308 $1,308
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,620 $1,620

#7

Fordham University

Bronx, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,938 Yearly Degrees
$34,608 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Fordham University was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 2,938 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Fordham University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $34,608 $34,608
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $681 $681
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,442 $1,442

#8

CUNY Hunter College

New York, New York
Public Public vs. Private
2,304 Yearly Degrees
$11,090 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 163 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Hunter ranked #8 in terms of popularity with 2,304 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for CUNY Hunter College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,090 $20,520
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $308 $308
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $470 $855

#9

LIU Post

Brookville, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,253 Yearly Degrees
$22,482 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

LIU Post handed out 2,253 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for LIU Post

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $22,482 $22,482
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $958 $958
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,249 $1,249

#10

Touro College

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,114 Yearly Degrees
$12,240 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Touro handed out 2,114 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Touro College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,240 $12,240
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $520 $520
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $680 $680

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,036 Yearly Degrees
$40,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Teachers College handed out 2,036 graduate degrees. This makes it the #11 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Teachers College at Columbia University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $40,800 $40,800
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $936 $936
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,700 $1,700

#12

St John's University - New York

Queens, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,891 Yearly Degrees
$28,569 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, STJ handed out 1,891 graduate degrees. This makes it the #12 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for St John’s University - New York

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $28,569 $28,569
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $340 $340
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,265 $1,265

#13

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,868 Yearly Degrees
$51,705 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 163 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, University of Rochester ranked #13 in terms of popularity with 1,868 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Rochester

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $51,705 $51,705
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,006 $1,006
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,718 $1,718

#14

Pace University - New York

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,674 Yearly Degrees
$31,320 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Pace University handed out 1,674 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #14 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Pace University - New York

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $31,320 $31,320
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,080 $1,080
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,305 $1,305

#15

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,647 Yearly Degrees
$25,164 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Hofstra handed out 1,647 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #15 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Hofstra University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $25,164 $25,164
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $970 $970
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,398 $1,398

#16

University at Albany

Albany, New York
Public Public vs. Private
1,584 Yearly Degrees
$11,310 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UAlbany handed out 1,584 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University at Albany

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,310 $23,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,093 $2,093
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $471 $963

Public Public vs. Private
1,489 Yearly Degrees
$9,930 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 163 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, The Graduate Center ranked #17 in terms of popularity with 1,489 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for CUNY Graduate School and University Center

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,930 $23,160
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $480 $480
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $560 $965

#18

Binghamton University

Vestal, New York
Public Public vs. Private
1,351 Yearly Degrees
$11,310 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Binghamton University handed out 1,351 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #18 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Binghamton University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,310 $23,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,284 $2,284
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $471 $963

#19

CUNY Queens College

Queens, New York
Public Public vs. Private
1,308 Yearly Degrees
$11,090 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Queens handed out 1,308 graduate degrees. This makes it the #19 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for CUNY Queens College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,090 $20,520
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $522 $522
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $470 $855

#20

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

New York, New York
Public Public vs. Private
1,298 Yearly Degrees
$11,090 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 163 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Baruch ranked #20 in terms of popularity with 1,298 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,090 $20,520
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $360 $360
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $470 $855

#21

The New School

New York, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,297 Yearly Degrees
$46,710 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, New School University handed out 1,297 graduate degrees. This makes it the #21 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The New School

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $46,710 $46,710
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,216 $1,216
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,952 $1,952

#22

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,277 Yearly Degrees
$47,522 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Rochester Institute of Technology was ranked the #22 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,277 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rochester Institute of Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $47,522 $47,522
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $296 $296
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,980 $1,980

#23

New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,253 Yearly Degrees
$23,760 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, NYIT handed out 1,253 graduate degrees. This makes it the #23 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for New York Institute of Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,760 $23,760
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $260 $260
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,320 $1,320

#24

Adelphi University

Garden City, New York
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,181 Yearly Degrees
$41,920 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Adelphi handed out 1,181 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #24 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Adelphi University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $41,920 $41,920
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,500 $1,500
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,310 $1,310

#25

CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York
Public Public vs. Private
1,167 Yearly Degrees
$11,090 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Brooklyn handed out 1,167 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #25 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for CUNY Brooklyn College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,090 $20,520
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $432 $432
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $470 $855

Other New York Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 The College of Saint Rose 1,165
27 Relay Graduate School of Education 1,159
28 Mercy College 893
29 CUNY City College 862
30 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 858
31 Yeshiva University 808
32 CUNY Lehman College 784
33 Utica College 713
34 Excelsior College 626
35 Buffalo State 608
36 Pratt Institute - Main 529
37 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 516
38 Canisius College 495
39 Molloy College 482
40 D’Youville College 469
41 Niagara University 465
42 Clarkson University 461
43 SUNY Downstate Medical Center 454
44 New York Medical College 448
45 The Sage Colleges 446
46 Iona College 430
47 SUNY New Paltz 426
48 SUNY Oswego 413
49 The College at Brockport 410
50 Marist College 400
51 Daemen College 398
52 SUNY Empire State College 386
53 Alfred University 385
54 St. John Fisher College 369
55 Upstate Medical University 363
56 School of Visual Arts 358
57 Monroe College 351
58 Brooklyn Law School 347
59 Le Moyne College 344
60 Medaille College 340
61 Nazareth College 338
62 St. Joseph’s College-Long Island 336
63 College of Staten Island CUNY 333
64 Weill Cornell Medical College 326
65 Manhattanville College 318
66 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 306
67 Bank Street College of Education 289
68 New York Chiropractic College 285
68 New York Law School 285
70 Manhattan College 274
71 St. Bonaventure University 257
71 Ithaca College 257
73 Nyack College 248
74 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 236
75 SUNY Plattsburgh 233
76 Albert-Einstein-College-Of-Medicine 229
77 SUNY Polytechnic Institute 225
78 LIM College 223
79 DeVry College of New York 221
80 SUNY Cortland 220
80 Albany Medical College 220
80 Dominican College of Blauvelt 220
83 Manhattan School of Music 216
84 Concordia College - New York 207
85 Metropolitan College of New York 199
86 Wagner College 187
87 Roberts Wesleyan College 177
87 SUNY Oneonta 177
89 Bard College 169
90 CUNY School of Law 165
91 The Juilliard School 156
92 Sarah Lawrence College 147
93 Albany Law School 146
94 Keuka College 140
95 SUNY Fredonia 128
95 SUNY Old Westbury 128
97 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine 123
98 SUNY Potsdam 118
99 Mount Saint Mary College 113
100 New York Theological Seminary 110
101 Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion 105
102 SUNY College of Optometry 103
103 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 102
104 St. Joseph’s College - New York 101
105 New York College of Podiatric Medicine 93
106 Sotheby’s Institute of Art - NY 92
106 Boricua College 92
108 Fashion Institute of Technology 82
109 CUNY York College 81
109 College of Mount Saint Vincent 81
111 St. Thomas Aquinas College 79
112 SUNY Maritime College 70
112 New York Academy of Art 70
114 New York School of Interior Design 69
115 Union Theological Seminary 68
116 SUNY Geneseo 63
117 New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 58
118 Siena College 57
119 Rabbinical Seminary of America 54
120 Jewish Theological Seminary of America 52
121 Rabbinical Academy Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin 46
122 St Lawrence University 42
123 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 41
124 Rockefeller University 39
124 Purchase College 39
126 Christie’s Education 38
127 Elmira College 35
128 St. Francis College 33
129 New York College of Health Professions 27
130 Saint Vladimirs Orthodox Theological Seminary 24
131 Glasgow-Caledonian-New-York-College 23
132 Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz 22
132 Northeastern Seminary 22
134 Christ the King Seminary 19
135 St Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry 18
135 The General Theological Seminary 18
137 Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary 16
138 SUNY Delhi 15
139 Hilbert College 14
139 Farmingdale State College 14
141 Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School 13
142 Five Towns College 12
142 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 12
144 Yeshiva of Nitra Rabbinical College 11
145 Unification Theological Seminary 10
146 Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem of America 8
147 Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnei Zion 7
148 Houghton College 6
148 Mirrer Yeshiva Cent Institute 6
150 Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine 5
150 Colgate University 5
150 Yeshiva Derech Chaim 5
153 Skidmore College 2
153 United States Merchant Marine Academy 2
153 Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid 2
156 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology 1
156 Culinary Institute of America 1
158 Mesivta of Eastern Parkway - Yeshiva Zichron Meilech 0
158 United Talmudical Seminary 0
158 Sh’or Yoshuv Rabbinical College 0
158 Yeshiva Shaar Hatorah 0
158 Vassar College 0
158 Yeshiva D’monsey Rabbinical College 0

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