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Bard College Office of Admission

30 Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
Phone: (845) 758-7472
Description: Students pursue a rigorous course of study reflecting diverse traditions of scholarship, research, speculation, and artistic expression. They engage philosophies of human existence, theories of human behavior and society, the making of art, and the study of the humanities, science, nature, and history.

United States Military Academy, West Point

606 Thayer Rd
West Point, NY 10996
Phone: (845) 938-4011 (Automated Directory)
Description: West Point's Military Program provides an outstanding professional foundation focused on education in the American military ethic and the Army's core values, along with training in individual and small-unit leadership skills

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SUNY Adirondack

640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
Phone: 1-888-SUNY-ADK
Description: SUNY Adirondack is located in upstate New York near the cultural and tourism centers of Saratoga Springs and Lake George. The college offers one of the lowest tuition rates among community colleges in New York with over half of our graduates leaving debt free.

University at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
Phone: (518) 442-3300
Description: UAlbany’s faculty are focused on one thing: your success. They’ll encourage you to participate in research, ask important questions and be an engaged member of the University community.

Alfred State College

10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 1-800-425-3733
Description: Alfred State, a residential college of technology, provides career-focused education enriched by the liberal arts.

NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University

One Saxon Drive, Alumni Hall
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: (607) 871-2115
Description: Since its inception in 1900, the College of Ceramics has attracted renowned artists and scientists as faculty in ceramics, glass and other materials, while producing world-class alumni in engineering and groundbreaking artists across all media.

Binghamton University

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902
Phone: (607) 777-2000
Description: Binghamton University is a world-class institution that offers students a broad, interdisciplinary education with an international perspective and one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation.

The College at Brockport

350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: (585) 395-2211
Description: Our rigorous programs in such areas as the sciences, mathematics, kinesiology, business and dance are complemented by a rich array of professional programs and innovative graduate degrees

SUNY Broome Community College

PO Box 1017
Binghamton, NY 13902
Phone: (607) 778-5000
Description: A dynamic presence in the SUNY system, SUNY Broome’s history, degree opportunities, exceptional faculty and staff, rich campus life and dedication to learning, excellence, equity, diversity and innovation, have established the College as a preeminent school recognized both nationally and globally.

Buffalo State College

1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4000
Description: Buffalo State College offers degrees in education, the arts, science, and professional studies; a diverse and creative environment; hands-on learning; affordable SUNY tuition; and a vibrant location in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural corridor.

University at Buffalo

12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-2000
Description: UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.

SUNY Canton

34 Cornell Drive, French Hall
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: 800-388-7123
Description: At SUNY Canton, students receive a career-driven education in a small, friendly and beautiful environment. Students learn from professionals in their fields, so they may find themselves assisting a veterinarian, working in a health clinic or investigating a crime scene.

Cayuga Community College

197 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: 866-598-8883
Description: Our degree programs are offered in health sciences, media arts, culinary, art, accounting, education, criminal justice, geographic information systems, liberal arts and more.

Clinton Community College

136 Clinton Point Drive
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 562-4200
Description: Clinton Community College received a $12.7 million SUNY 20/20 grant to build an Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI). The AMI building will include state-of-the-art facilities for the technology academic degree programs and manufacturing credential training.

SUNY Cobleskill

106 Suffolk Circle, Knapp Hall
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Phone: (518) 255-5011
Description: When the world slows, we need people who don’t. Charging forward with tenacious spirit, resilience, and collective drive. It is what society needs; it is what our College is about.

Columbia-Greene Community College

4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: (518) 828-4181
Description: An award-winning faculty prepares students for careers or transfer with outstanding programs in fine arts, teacher education, criminal justice, computer forensics, nursing, humanities and business. Academic opportunity at a small, friendly campus distinguishes C-GCC.

NYS College of Agriculture & Life Sciences at Cornell University

177 Roberts Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-2036
Description: We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach.

NYS College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University

S2-009 Schurman Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 253-3000
Description: Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, located in the Finger Lakes region, is part of The State University of New York. Established by an act of the state legislature in 1894, today the College of Veterinary Medicine is one of 30 veterinary colleges in the United States and one of only three in the Northeast

NYS College of Human Ecology at Cornell University

170 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-5471
Description: Human Ecology graduates become citizens, scholars, and practitioners who use research and interdisciplinary perspectives to work with others as team members and leaders to anticipate, analyze, and address contemporary societal problems.

NYS School of Industrial & Labor Relations at Cornell University

216 Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-2222
Description: As the preeminent educational institution in the world focused on work, employment and labor, we are dedicated to generating and disseminating knowledge that improves the lives of workers and transforms the future of work.

Corning Community College

1 Academic Drive
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: (607) 962-9CCC
Description: For decades, community colleges have played a vital role in America’s educational system and continue to refute the “college at any cost” philosophy. Enrolling almost half of all United States undergraduate students, community colleges boast several important advantages for students

SUNY Cortland

P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: (607) 753-2011
Description: SUNY Cortland stands out as one of New York’s top public universities — a medium-sized school that offers academic strength across 68 majors, a high quality of student life and a degree that pays back graduates.

SUNY Delhi

454 Delhi Drive
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: (607) 746-4000
Description: SUNY Delhi offers associate's degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees, as well as certificates and non-credit or non-matriculated courses and programs in a wide variety of disciplines.

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Phone: (718) 270-1000
Description: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is the only academic medical center in Brooklyn. Our upper division transfer and post-baccalaureate programs provide professional education for future health professionals in majors such as accelerated BS in nursing, RN-BS, diagnostic medical imaging, physical therapy and physician assistant.

Dutchess Community College

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 431-8000
Description: Dutchess Community College o ers educational opportunities that prepare individuals to realize their full potential and contribute to a diverse and global society

SUNY Empire State College

2 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: (518) 587-2100
Description: Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the college serves mostly working adults pursuing associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees onsite at 35 locations in New York state and abroad, as well as online everywhere.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: (315) 470-6500
Description: The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the premier college in the nation focused on the science, design, engineering and management of natural resources and the environment.

Erie Community College

6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 851-1ECC
Description: Erie Community College (ECC) offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs designed to advance focused students forward. ECC is consistently ranked as one of the nation's top associate degree and certificate producers. The college, with three convenient campus locations, offers flexible educational options that allow students to successfully fulfill their goals.

Farmingdale State College

2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone: (934) 420-2000
Description: Our newest bachelor degree programs focus on emerging, high-demand careers in exciting fields like nutrition, big data, human/computer interaction, digital security, and spatial structure analysis. Find the right opportunity for you to work in business, technology, science, or design.

Fashion Institute of Technology

227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 217-7999
Description: The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is where creativity gets down to business. FIT is a renowned college of art and design, business and technology, with more than 40 degree programs. Majors span a wide range of fields, from photography and toy design to international trade and cosmetics and fragrance marketing.

Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: (585) 394-3500
Description: FLCC operates campus centers in Geneva, Newark, and Victor and the Muller Field Station and East Hill Campus. Over 60 associate degree and certificate programs are offered, which are designed to prepare students for employment or transfer to four-year colleges and universities upon graduation.

SUNY Fredonia

280 Central Ave.
Fredonia, NY 14063
Phone: (716) 673-3111
Description: The State University of New York system. It is home to a world-renowned School of Music and over 100 degree programs in the liberal arts, natural and social sciences, education, mathematics and business

Fulton-Montgomery Community College

2805 State Highway 67
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: (518) 736-3622
Description: Fulton-Montgomery Community College is located less than an hour west of Albany, situated between the picturesque Adirondacks and the innovative Tech Valley Corridor. FM offers small classes, outstanding faculty and affordable tuition.

Genesee Community College

One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: (585) 343-0055
Description: GCC's Batavia campus is within an hour's drive of Buffalo and Rochester. The seven buildings of the main campus connect to form a mall-like, all-indoor setting.

SUNY Geneseo

1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
Phone: (585) 245-5000
Description: Students consider Geneseo along with such competitors as Colgate, Hamilton, Vassar, Rochester and Cornell, because they understand that we offer everything you would expect at a first-rate liberal arts college— at a fraction of the price.

Herkimer County Community College

100 Reservoir Road
Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone: (315) 866-0300
Description: Herkimer is ranked among the top two-year colleges in the nation based on transfer and graduation rates.

Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Ave
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 629-4822
Description: Recognized by The Aspen Institute as being among the top 10 percent of all community colleges nationwide, Hudson Valley received a visit from President Barack Obama in 2009. The President praised the college's innovative efforts to build training options in sustainable energy careers.

Jamestown Community College

525 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14702
Phone: (716) 338-1000
Description: At JCC, you can take courses to graduate job-ready or transfer into bachelor's degree programs. JCC also offers dual enrollment opportunities for high school students, applied learning possibilities, customized training for business and industry, and workforce readiness programs. JCC faculty and staff bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, and care deeply about your success.

Jefferson Community College

1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (888) 435-6522
Description: The 90-acre campus, located within 10 miles of Fort Drum, features wireless internet access, state of the art classrooms, a 100-station computer lab, two amphitheaters, a 500-seat theater and a fully-equipped fitness center. Campus activities provide a vibrant college experience and include big-name concerts, speakers, comedians and performing arts, 30+ clubs and many leadership opportunities.

SUNY Maritime College

6 Pennyfield Ave
Throggs Neck, NY 10465
Phone: (718) 409-7200
Description: The oldest and largest maritime school in the country, Maritime College is located in historic Fort Schuyler, Bronx, New York, just minutes away from New York City. Maritime offers undergraduate programs in engineering, naval architecture, marine transportation, maritime studies, marine environmental science and international transportation and trade. The engineering programs are ABET accredited.

Mohawk Valley Community College

1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 792-5400
Description: Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) is New York's first community college. With state-of-the-art facilities and experienced and knowledgeable faculty, we provide a quality, affordable education. MVCC offers a full campus residential experience with on-campus housing for over 500 students.

Monroe Community College

1000 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: (585) 292-2000
Description: MCC graduates transfer to over 140 colleges and universities across the country each year. Students in our 2+2 dual admission program are accepted at both MCC and one of 25 four-year colleges. Articulation agreements with 70 other colleges make transferring seamless. Our career programs and certificates provide the specialized skills to start a rewarding career immediately after graduation.

SUNY Morrisville

80 Eaton St
Morrisville, NY 13408
Phone: (315) 684-6000
Description: Our bachelor's and associate degree programs are practical in nature within specialized areas in over 75 different majors. Morrisville is well-known for programs in business and entrepreneurship, agriculture and sustainability, hospitality and restaurant management, criminal justice, equine science and rehabilitation, and automotive.

Nassau Community College

1 Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 572-7501
Description: Today we offer over 75 programs on a 225-acre campus that blends modern architecture with picturesque older structures with superior classroom, laboratory, library and physical education facilities.

SUNY New Paltz

1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: (845) 257-7869
Description: We are a faculty and campus community dedicated to the construction of a vibrant intellectual/creative public forum which reflects and celebrates the diversity of our society and encourages and supports active participation in scholarly and artistic activity.

Niagara County Community College

3111 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
Phone: (716) 614-6222
Description: Niagara County Community College (NCCC) is centrally located in Sanborn, NY minutes from Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The Sanborn campus consists of eleven architecturally striking buildings, with the academic areas all connected by an interior walkway. NCCC offers on-campus housing in furnished student apartments featuring full kitchens, living areas and private bedrooms.

North Country Community College

23 Santanoni Ave
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Phone: (518) 891-2915
Description: North Country provides the highest level of personalized attention and service to our students through instruction, faculty mentoring and advisement, athletics, on-campus housing and student life programming. Many transfer options are available to graduates and NCCC offers joint admission with SUNY Plattsburgh and SUNY Potsdam.

SUNY Old Westbury

Campus Center
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Phone: (516) 876-3200
Description: Offering 45 undergraduate degrees in business, education and the arts and sciences, our academic and student life programs work together so you have the confidence in your ability to succeed at whatever you choose to undertake—to own your future.

SUNY Oneonta

108 Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 436-3500
Description: Oneonta continues to be recognized by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Recently, we were included on the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges," the "24 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year" and "10 Best Public Colleges with lowest Debt at Graduation," recognizing our academic quality and our commitment to keeping student debt manageable.

Onondaga Community College

4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
Phone: (315) 498-2622
Description: Located on a scenic 280-acre campus overlooking the city of Syracuse in Central New York, Onondaga Community College offers over 40 associate degrees and one year certificate programs, leading to the workforce or transfer to a four-year college.

College of Optometry

33 West 42nd Street
New York City, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 938-4000
Description: The College of Optometry offers degrees in the areas of optometry and vision science. The Doctor of Optometry (OD) is a four-year professional program after undergraduate school. Students entering the program generally have majored in the natural sciences at the undergraduate level. Accelerated acceptance is available through select undergraduate colleges.

Orange County Community College

115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940
Phone: (845) 344-6222
Description: Orange County Community College, with campuses in Middletown and Newburgh, offers programs of study leading to several transfer and career degrees. Transfer programs include humanities and social sciences, as well as programs in business administration, accounting, engineering science, computer science and exercise studies

SUNY Oswego

7060 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: (315) 312-2500
Description: Oswego offers an exceptionally diverse curriculum with 110 academic programs in four distinct schools: Business; Education; Liberal Arts & Sciences; and Communication, Media & the Arts.

SUNY Plattsburgh

101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-2000
Description: Set in a small city on the shore of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondacks and Green Mountains, Plattsburgh is rich in regional interests. The residential campus is clean, safe and easy to walk. Montreal is just an hour's drive away, as is the Olympic Village of Lake Placid and Burlington, Vermont.

SUNY Potsdam

44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676
Phone: (315) 267-2000
Description: SUNY Potsdam prides itself on being a creative campus, offering a top-rated arts environment and state-of-the-art performing facilities. We are also home to The Crane School of Music, one of the best public music programs in the country. Our programs in teacher education also have a long and distinguished history, dating back more than 200 years to the College’s founding.

Purchase College

735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Phone: (914) 251-6000
Description: By choosing Purchase, students make a conscious decision to join an intense community with a deep respect for individuality and diversity and an unparalleled environment of creativity and innovation. The intimate classroom setting and engaged faculty inspire lively classroom discussion and debate, critical thinking, originality, discovery and invention. Students partner with faculty on scholarly research, public art, performances and academic presentations.

Rockland Community College

145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Phone: (845) 574-4000
Description: RCC offers 47 degree and certificate programs in the humanities, social sciences, arts, technologies, business, health professions, math and sciences. Most students transfer to four-year colleges. Each year, more than 100 institutions accept RCC transfer students.

Schenectady County Community College

78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: (518) 381-1366
Description: With excellent professors, small class sizes and affordability, SUNY Schenectady is an inclusive, collaborative community, built on a foundation of excellence in teaching and learning, quality support services, and a personalized approach to education, which empowers our students and engages our communities

Stony Brook University

118 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
Description: At Stony Brook experiential learning is everywhere, from studying biodiversity in Madagascar and experiencing paleoanthropological discoveries in Kenya's Turkana Basin, to filing stories in real time from the fabled Silk Road in China. Do research at nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, working closely with physicists who are breaking new ground in our understanding of the origins of the universe. Board one of our seagoing vessels and conduct research through our nationally acclaimed Marine Science program.

Suffolk County Community College

533 College Road
Selden, NY 11784
Phone: (631) 451-4000
Description: Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is the largest community college in The State University of New York (SUNY) system. SCCC is a comprehensive publicly-supported, two-year, open enrollment institution, with campuses in Selden, Riverhead and Brentwood, and downtown centers in Sayville and Riverhead.

Sullivan County Community College

112 College Road
Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759
Phone: (845) 434-5750
Description: SUNY Sullivan is located on 405 beautiful acres, two hours away from New York City. Degree programs include liberal arts, business and entrepreneurship, communications/media arts, nursing, medical assistant, culinary/pastry arts, graphic arts/design, media arts, emergency management, simulation/gaming, computer support, green building management, and more.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute (Albany)

257 Fuller Rd
Albany, NY Utica
Phone: (518) 437-8686
Description: SUNY Polytechnic Institute is New York's globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. Cutting-edge nanoscale science programs are offered at the Albany NanoTech campus while majors in business, communications, computer science, engineering, nursing and the arts and sciences are offered at the Utica campus. SUNY Poly is the world's most advanced, university-driven research enterprise and is ranked number one in the nation by the National Science Foundation in higher education research and development funding by businesses.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute (Utica)

100 Seymour Rd
Utica, NY Utica
Phone: (315) 792-7500
Description: SUNY Polytechnic Institute is New York's globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. Cutting-edge nanoscale science programs are offered at the Albany NanoTech campus while majors in business, communications, computer science, engineering, nursing and the arts and sciences are offered at the Utica campus. SUNY Poly is the world's most advanced, university-driven research enterprise and is ranked number one in the nation by the National Science Foundation in higher education research and development funding by businesses.

Tompkins Cortland Community College

170 North St.
Dryden, NY 13053
Phone: 888-567-8211
Description: Tompkins Cortland Community College is a learning-centered institution with degree programs in liberal arts, business, health and human services, hospitality, technology, and visual media. Tompkins Cortland is located on a 220-acre site in Dryden in the Finger Lakes region of Central New York.

SUNY Ulster

491 Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Phone: (845) 687-5000
Description: SUNY Ulster is a student-centered institution providing learning in an environment of academic excellence, civic responsibility and cultural appreciation. Flexible schedules, small classes and affordable tuition provide a quality education to all who wish to learn.

Upstate Medical University

766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: (315) 464-4570
Description: SUNY Upstate Medical University is an upper-division/transfer and graduate school consisting of four colleges with educational programs that train healthcare, medical and biomedical research professionals. These colleges include the College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Professions and the College of Graduate Studies. They house both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Westchester Community College

75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: (914) 606-6600
Description: Thirty miles north of New York City, Westchester Community College offers more than 65 degree and certificate programs. The beautiful 218-acre campus includes high-tech science, computer and art labs and a spacious library. Students take classes at the main campus and at extension locations throughout Westchester and Putnam Counties.

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