The 15 Best SUNY Schools

We ranked the 15 best SUNY schools (State University of New York school system) to help our students in the great Empire State find the colleges that are right for them! This SUNY schools ranking is based on our 2017 Best Colleges list.

Rank School Name Niche Overall Grade Acceptance Rate SAT Range Academics Grade Net Price Total Students
Rank 1
Niche Overall Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 58%
SAT Range 1050-1250
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $14,546
Total Students 18,166
Rank 2
Niche Overall Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 44%
SAT Range 1210-1370
Academics Grade A
Net Price $15,572
Total Students 12,908
Rank 3
Niche Overall Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 51%
SAT Range 1090-1280
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $18,251
Total Students 1,673
Rank 4
School Name SUNY Geneseo
Niche Overall Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 59%
SAT Range 1120-1320
Academics Grade A-
Net Price $15,850
Total Students 5,455
Rank 5
Niche Overall Grade A-
Acceptance Rate 41%
SAT Range 1150-1350
Academics Grade A
Net Price $13,352
Total Students 15,385
Rank 6
Niche Overall Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 56%
SAT Range 1010-1180
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $14,415
Total Students 12,191
Rank 7
School Name SUNY Maritime College
Niche Overall Grade B+
Acceptance Rate 53%
SAT Range 1020-1190
Academics Grade B
Net Price $16,070
Total Students 1,591
Rank 8
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 50%
SAT Range 1000-1170
Academics Grade B
Net Price $15,097
Total Students 5,727
Rank 9
School Name SUNY Oswego
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 48%
SAT Range 1020-1190
Academics Grade B
Net Price $15,784
Total Students 6,880
Rank 10
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 49%
SAT Range 950-1150
Academics Grade B
Net Price $13,813
Total Students 6,304
Rank 11
School Name SUNY New Paltz
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 42%
SAT Range 1030-1200
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $13,750
Total Students 6,097
Rank 12
School Name SUNY Fredonia
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 53%
SAT Range 940-1140
Academics Grade B+
Net Price $15,756
Total Students 4,806
Rank 13
School Name SUNY Plattsburgh
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 48%
SAT Range 930-1120
Academics Grade B
Net Price $13,975
Total Students 5,143
Rank 14
Niche Overall Grade B
Acceptance Rate 56%
SAT Range 920-1260
Academics Grade B
Net Price $15,174
Total Students 1,648
Rank 15
School Name SUNY Purchase College
Niche Overall Grade B-
Acceptance Rate 41%
SAT Range 990-1210
Academics Grade B
Net Price $17,325
Total Students 3,746
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The 15 Best SUNY Schools