New York Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 34 liberalarts colleges located throughout New York (4 public colleges and 30 private colleges), serving 117,933 students.

New York Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  
Vassar College
(Private, non-profit)
2,477
  Albany
Excelsior College
(Private not-for-profit)
34,563
  Amherst
2,878
  Annandale-on-hudson
Bard College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,353
  Aurora
Wells College
(Private not-for-profit)
532
  Bronxville
Concordia College-new York
(Private not-for-profit)
867
  Bronxville
Sarah Lawrence College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,736
  Brooklyn
Saint Joseph's College-new York
(Private not-for-profit)
5,632
  Brooklyn
6,730
  Brooklyn Heights
St. Francis College
(Private not-for-profit)
3,185
  Buffalo
Medaille College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,634
  Canton
St Lawrence University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,488
  Central Islip
488
  Clinton
Hamilton College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,884
  Elmira
Elmira College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,584
  Geneva
Hobart William Smith Colleges
(Private not-for-profit)
2,291
  Hamburg
Hilbert College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,075
  Hamilton
Colgate University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,886
  Houghton
Houghton College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,161
  Jamaica
8,062
  Keuka Park
Keuka College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,068
  Loudonville
Siena College
(Private not-for-profit)
3,267
  New York
Barnard College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,509
  New York
Marymount Manhattan College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,945
  Old Westbury
4,266
  Oneonta
Hartwick College
(Private, non-profit)
1,558
  Orangeburg
Dominican College Of Blauvelt
(Private not-for-profit)
2,051
  Patchogue
4,101
  Saratoga Springs
Skidmore College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,689
  Schenectady
Union College (schenectady)
(Private not-for-profit)
2,241
  Southampton
127
  Tarrytown
949
  Troy
Russell Sage College
(Private, non-profit)
838
  Utica
Utica College
(Private not-for-profit)
3,818

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