Syosset, New York (NY) Colleges and Universities

Become in-the-know regarding the student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices of the non-specialty schools surrounding Syosset by checking out statistics calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Syosset, New York

Several of the schools closest to Syosset are specialty institutions, though there are more general options to be found without looking very far. New York Institute of Technology may sound like a specialty school, but it actually offers a good variety of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. It is one of the closest colleges around at 5.7 miles from Syosset. Other nearby options include:

  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (5.7 miles)
  • LIU Post (6.3 miles)
  • Farmingdale State College (7 miles)
  • Hofstra University (9 miles)
  • Adelphi University (9.6 miles)

Largest Schools near Syosset, New York

With New York City not too far away, there are a number of fairly large colleges near Syosset. Though these options are in the urban mecca of New York, there are also a few large schools located in suburban settings close by for those seeking a quieter yet populated environment. The biggest colleges in the area are:

  • Columbia University in the City of New York (28,086 students)
  • Suffolk County Community College (26,829 students)
  • Stony Brook University (25,272 students)
  • CUNY Hunter College (22,918 students)
  • Nassau Community College (21,558 students)

Lowest Net Price

The calculation of net price is executed by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received from the costs of attendance. This section deals with figures exclusive to full-time undergraduate students during the 2014-2015 school year. There are several community college options near Syosset that offer less expensive tuition. The lowest net costs belong to:

  • Nassau Community College ($3,817)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College ($5,802)
  • Suffolk County Community College ($6,554)
  • CUNY Lehman College ($7,123)
  • CUNY York College ($7,202)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates listed in this section are only applicable to full-time undergraduate students and are calculated from the 2015 school year. They're based on 150% of the average amount of time required to complete a program. The highly regarded Columbia University in the City of New York has the highest graduation rate within 25 miles at 95%. The other highest rates belong to the following schools:

  • Barnard College (91%)
  • Yeshiva University (88%)
  • Fordham University (81%)
  • Metropolitan Learning Institute (80%)
  • Sarah Lawrence College (79%)

Students in Syosset have a healthy variety of college options to consider nearby, with private institutes, community colleges, and public universities all at a close proximity.

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