Richmond County College

Find Richmond County New York colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics NYC 187 New Dorp Lane New York NY 10306 718-979-9001


Career School of NY 350 Saint Marks Place New York NY 10301 718-420-6440

College of Staten Island CUNY 2800 Victory Blvd Staten Island NY 10314 718-982-2000

Wagner College 1 Campus Road Grymes Hill NY 10301 718-390-3100

What is a College?

Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.

As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.