Colleges in Rensselaer County, New York

There are 8 Colleges in Rensselaer County, New York, serving a population of 159,800 people in an area of 653 square miles. There is 1 College per 19,975 people, and 1 College per 81 square miles.

In New York, Rensselaer County is ranked 16th of 62 counties in Colleges per capita, and 20th of 62 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Rensselaer County Colleges

Find Rensselaer County, New York colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.

Hudson Valley Community College 80 Vandenburgh Avenue Troy, NY

Rensselaer BOCES-Practical Nursing Program 35 Colleen Road Troy, NY

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 110 8th Street Troy, NY

Russell Sage College 65 1st Street Troy, NY

Samaritan Hospital School Of Nursing 1300 Massachusetts Avenue Troy, NY

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing 2215 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY

Suny-System Office 353 Broadway Rensselaer, NY

The Sage Colleges 65 1st Street Troy, NY

About Rensselaer County Colleges

Rensselaer County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Rensselaer County, NY. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
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  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
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Rensselaer County College Statistics

Find Rensselaer County 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.

Rensselaer County College Enrollment
 Rensselaer CountyNew York
College/Grad School Enrollment12,971 (34.0%)1,451,752 (30.4%)
Rensselaer County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Rensselaer CountyNew York
Some College, No Degree19,872 (17.9%)2,137,839 (15.7%)
Associate's Degree16,111 (14.5%)1,184,265 (8.7%)
Bachelor's Degree19,164 (17.3%)2,748,577 (20.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree14,319 (12.9%)2,139,561 (15.7%)
Rensselaer County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Rensselaer CountyNew York
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher33,4834,888,138
Arts, Humanities & Others7,340 (21.9%)1,313,386 (26.9%)
Business5,336 (15.9%)922,794 (18.9%)
Education4,324 (12.9%)549,031 (11.2%)
Science & Engineering13,558 (40.5%)1,674,417 (34.3%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,925 (8.7%)428,510 (8.8%)