Colleges in New York

There are 652 Colleges in New York, serving a population of 19,798,228 people in an area of 47,113 square miles. There is 1 College per 30,365 people, and 1 College per 72 square miles.

The state of New York is ranked 34th in Colleges per capita, and 10th in Colleges per square mile.

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New York College Statistics

Find New York College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

New York College Enrollment
 New YorkUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment1,451,752 (30.4%)22,570,897 (27.7%)
New York Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 New YorkUnited States
Some College, No Degree2,137,839 (15.7%)45,027,332 (20.6%)
Associate's Degree1,184,265 (8.7%)18,338,323 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree2,748,577 (20.2%)42,470,927 (19.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree2,139,561 (15.7%)26,396,124 (12.1%)
New York Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 New YorkUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher4,888,13868,867,051
Arts, Humanities & Others1,313,386 (26.9%)15,676,993 (22.8%)
Business922,794 (18.9%)14,029,435 (20.4%)
Education549,031 (11.2%)8,575,633 (12.5%)
Science & Engineering1,674,417 (34.3%)24,078,223 (35.0%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields428,510 (8.8%)6,506,767 (9.4%)