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Top Ranked Universities in New York - Highest Total Enrollment


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Top Ranked Universities in New York - Highest Total Enrollment

Rank in New York Total Enrollment
2015 2014 School Name 2015 2014
1 1 New York University 44,599 44,516 (0.2%)
2 2 Excelsior College 39,897 39,728 (0.4%)
3 3 University at Buffalo 29,850 28,952 (3.1%)
4 4 Columbia University in the City of New York 26,957 26,471 (1.8%)
5 5 Suffolk County Community College 26,711 26,219 (1.9%)
6 6 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College 24,186 24,537 (1.4%)
7 7 Stony Brook University 24,143 23,946 (0.8%)
8 8 Nassau Community College 23,318 No Change
9 9 CUNY Hunter College 23,019 No Change
10 10 Cornell University 21,593 21,424 (0.8%)
11 12 Syracuse University 21,267 21,029 (1.1%)
12 11 St John's University-New York 20,729 21,087 (1.7%)
13 14 CUNY LaGuardia Community College 19,564 19,287 (1.4%)
14 13 CUNY Queens College 18,974 20,100 (5.6%)
15 15 CUNY Kingsborough Community College 18,634 18,934 (1.6%)
16 16 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College 17,505 17,373 (0.8%)
17 17 SUNY at Albany 17,338 17,312 (0.2%)
18 19 CUNY Brooklyn College 17,004 16,524 (2.9%)
19 21 CUNY New York City College of Technology 16,860 16,207 (4.0%)
20 20 Rochester Institute of Technology 16,583 16,357 (1.4%)

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