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Schools with an median SAT of 400-1600, a median ACT of 1-36, that are in New York, with a graduation rate of greater than 0%, an acceptance rate of greater than 0%, with stated tuition between $0k-$100k offering bachelor degrees, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by .

Degree Level bachelor
Columbia University
#1

Columbia University

#3 institution's overall influence
#6 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$53K

Acceptance

6%

Graduation

95%

Student body

28K

Median SAT/ACT

1505/34

New York, NY

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Cornell University
#2

Cornell University

#14 institution's overall influence
#14 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

11%

Graduation

94%

Student body

24K

Median SAT/ACT

1465/33

Ithaca, NY

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Sarah Lawrence College
#3

Sarah Lawrence College

#239 institution's overall influence
#1422 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

82%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1330/29

Bronxville, NY

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Barnard College
#4

Barnard College

#125 institution's overall influence
#65 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

14%

Graduation

91%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1415/31

New York, NY

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Graduate Center, CUNY
#5

Graduate Center, CUNY

#511 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$7K

Student body

4K

New York, NY

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Vassar College
#6

Vassar College

#139 institution's overall influence
#88 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$57K

Acceptance

25%

Graduation

91%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1440/32

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Cooper Union
#7

Cooper Union

#312 institution's overall influence
#62 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$47K

Acceptance

16%

Graduation

90%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1396/32

New York, NY

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Yeshiva University
#8

Yeshiva University

#212 institution's overall influence
#136 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$44K

Acceptance

60%

Graduation

82%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1270/26

New York, NY

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New York University
#9

New York University

#16 institution's overall influence
#44 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

20%

Graduation

85%

Student body

47K

Median SAT/ACT

1410/31

New York, NY

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Bard College
#10

Bard College

#300 institution's overall influence
#998 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

65%

Graduation

78%

Student body

2K

Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

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The New School
#11

The New School

#95 institution's overall influence
#1438 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$49K

Acceptance

57%

Graduation

68%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1255/27

New York, NY

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University of Rochester
#12

University of Rochester

#91 institution's overall influence
#61 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

29%

Graduation

85%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1410/32

Rochester, NY

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United States Military Academy
#13

United States Military Academy

#38 institution's overall influence
#55 overall school desirability

Acceptance

11%

Graduation

86%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/30

West Point, NY

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Colgate University
#14

Colgate University

#278 institution's overall influence
#42 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

25%

Graduation

90%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1415/32

Hamilton, NY

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Hamilton College
#15

Hamilton College

#324 institution's overall influence
#85 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

21%

Graduation

92%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1430/32

Clinton, NY

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
#16

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

#186 institution's overall influence
#1177 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

43%

Graduation

83%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

1415/31

Troy, NY

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New York Institute of Technology
#17

New York Institute of Technology

#615 institution's overall influence
#876 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$37K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

44%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1160/25

Old Westbury, NY

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Syracuse University
#18

Syracuse University

#87 institution's overall influence
#1450 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

50%

Graduation

82%

Student body

23K

Median SAT/ACT

1275/27

Syracuse, NY

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City College of New York
#19

City College of New York

#58 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

48%

Graduation

47%

Student body

13K

New York, NY

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Brooklyn College
#20

Brooklyn College

#116 institution's overall influence
#1381 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

44%

Graduation

51%

Student body

15K

Brooklyn, NY

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Fordham University
#21

Fordham University

#175 institution's overall influence
#66 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

46%

Graduation

80%

Student body

15K

Median SAT/ACT

1340/30

Bronx, NY

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Russell Sage College
#22

Russell Sage College

#867 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

93%

Graduation

58%

Student body

2K

Troy, NY

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#23

Stony Brook University

#164 institution's overall influence
#1211 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

42%

Graduation

72%

Student body

24K

Median SAT/ACT

1325/28

Stony Brook, NY

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Union College
#24

Union College

#292 institution's overall influence
#188 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

39%

Graduation

87%

Student body

2K

Schenectady, NY

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State University of New York at Purchase
#25

State University of New York at Purchase

#735 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

65%

Graduation

62%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1165/24

Purchase, NY

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Cazenovia College
#26

Cazenovia College

#1362 institution's overall influence
#904 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$35K

Acceptance

82%

Graduation

43%

Student body

<1K

Cazenovia, NY

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University at Buffalo
#27

University at Buffalo

#98 institution's overall influence
#1348 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

74%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/26

Buffalo, NY

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Hunter College
#28

Hunter College

#180 institution's overall influence
#1193 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

36%

Graduation

53%

Student body

19K

New York, NY

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United States Merchant Marine Academy
#29

United States Merchant Marine Academy

#1234 institution's overall influence
#64 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$1K

Acceptance

22%

Graduation

76%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1260/28

Kings Point, NY

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Manhattanville College
#30

Manhattanville College

#713 institution's overall influence
#730 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$39K

Acceptance

90%

Graduation

48%

Student body

2K

Purchase, NY

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Hofstra University
#31

Hofstra University

#485 institution's overall influence
#850 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$46K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

64%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1240/27

Hempstead, NY

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Bryant & Stratton College
#32

Bryant & Stratton College

#1446 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$17K

Student body

<1K

Buffalo, NY

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Binghamton University
#33

Binghamton University

#328 institution's overall influence
#1143 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

40%

Graduation

83%

Student body

17K

Median SAT/ACT

1375/30

Vestal, NY

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Queens College
#34

Queens College

#273 institution's overall influence
#1468 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

48%

Graduation

60%

Student body

16K

Queens, NY

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Marymount Manhattan College
#35

Marymount Manhattan College

#1536 institution's overall influence
#860 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$34K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

45%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1125/24

New York, NY

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Skidmore College
#36

Skidmore College

#1025 institution's overall influence
#123 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

27%

Graduation

89%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1311/29

Saratoga Springs, NY

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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
#37

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

#1115 institution's overall influence
#242 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

61%

Graduation

74%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1215/26

Syracuse, NY

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Wagner College
#38

Wagner College

#699 institution's overall influence
#718 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$47K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

67%

Student body

2K

Staten Island, NY

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges
#39

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

#666 institution's overall influence
#1302 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

57%

Graduation

77%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/27

Geneva, NY

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Manhattan College
#40

Manhattan College

#651 institution's overall influence
#352 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$43K

Acceptance

75%

Graduation

71%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1165/25

Riverdale, NY

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Clarkson University
#41

Clarkson University

#973 institution's overall influence
#413 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$49K

Acceptance

71%

Graduation

71%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1255/27

Potsdam, NY

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Marist College
#42

Marist College

#1051 institution's overall influence
#234 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$38K

Acceptance

46%

Graduation

83%

Student body

6K

Poughkeepsie, NY

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St. Lawrence University
#43

St. Lawrence University

#862 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

46%

Graduation

84%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1272/28

Canton, NY

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Wells College
#44

Wells College

#1368 institution's overall influence
#880 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$41K

Acceptance

79%

Graduation

53%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1120/24

Aurora, NY

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Alfred University
#45

Alfred University

#1076 institution's overall influence
#430 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

61%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1085/23

Alfred, NY

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St. Bonaventure University
#46

St. Bonaventure University

#1260 institution's overall influence
#881 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$34K

Acceptance

73%

Graduation

64%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1140/24

Saint Bonaventure, NY

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Houghton College
#47

Houghton College

#1925 institution's overall influence
#1121 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$32K

Acceptance

95%

Graduation

71%

Student body

1K

Houghton, NY

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Pace University
#48

Pace University

#741 institution's overall influence
#854 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$45K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

59%

Student body

12K

Median SAT/ACT

1140/24

New York, NY

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St. Francis College
#49

St. Francis College

#1373 institution's overall influence
#761 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$26K

Acceptance

77%

Graduation

52%

Student body

2K

Brooklyn Heights, NY

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State University of New York at Albany
#50

State University of New York at Albany

#459 institution's overall influence
#1020 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

52%

Graduation

66%

Student body

16K

Median SAT/ACT

1180/24

Albany, NY

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