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Why Should You Study in New York State?

  • The state of New York is one of the most beautiful states in the nation, one that offers a superior quality of life, a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities amid some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world - from Niagara Falls to the Statue of Liberty, from the Adirondack Mountains to the ocean beaches of Long Island, from the Chautauqua Institute and the Baseball Hall of Fame to the Museum of Modern Art. We have it all - sophisticated cities, charming towns, quaint villages, rural wilderness, unequaled art and sports venues, and world-class entertainment.
  • New York State has always been and remains one of the most diverse, tolerant, interconnected and technologically advanced states in the country. As a result, New York attracts talented international students and researchers from around the world.
  • The state’s colleges and universities are global and cutting-edge, featuring many of the nation’s top programs and research facilities at private independent, public, religious, or special purpose institutions.
  • There are more than 268 degree-granting institutions of higher education in the state: 145 independent private universities and colleges; two public (tax-supported) systems, the State University of New York (SUNY) at 64 campuses throughout New York State, and the City University of New York (CUNY) which is made up of 19 colleges and universities at 24 locations in New York City; and, 40 proprietary (for-profit) institutions.
  • You’ll also have a wide range of types of degrees to choose from, ranging from associate’s (2-year) to bachelor’s (4-year), master’s, doctorate degrees, or professional study (e.g., medicine, law). With more than 30,000 degree programs offered at the universities and colleges statewide, you’ll discover that nearly anything is possible!
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