SUNY colleges rank high nationally among public schools

Posted on February 19th, 2015

There’s been another win for the affordable State University of New York (SUNY) system.

A recent study by The Business Journals analyzed the quality of 484 public colleges in America, and several SUNY colleges ranked among the best.

SUNY colleges rank among the best in America

Here’s how the SUNY schools ranked in the top 50:

  • Binghamton University: 18th
  • Stonybrook University: 32nd
  • SUNY Geneseo: 35th
  • University at Buffalo: 47th

SUNY Geneseo, located in Geneseo, NY, ranked 35th among the best public colleges in Amer

SUNY Geneseo, located in Geneseo, NY, ranked 35th among the best public colleges in America. [Wikimedia Commons]

Another 9 New York state colleges ranked in the top 100, including Baruch College, the University at Albany, and SUNY New Paltz, with a total of 26 New York state schools in the top 250.

The top public colleges in the U.S.

Nationally,the top-ranked public college was the University of Michigan, followed by the University of North Carolina and the University of Virginia.

Check out the top 20 rankings below:

  1. University of Michigan
  2. University of North Carolina
  3. University of Virginia
  4. College of William and Mary
  5. University of California-Berkeley
  6. University of California-Los Angeles
  7. University of Florida
  8. University of Maryland
  9. University of Washington
  10. University of Wisconsin
  11. University of Illinois
  12. University of Texas
  13. Georgia Institute of Technology
  14. University of California-San Diego
  15. Ohio State University
  16. University of Georgia
  17. University of Minnesota
  18. Binghamton University
  19. University of Connecticut
  20. Texas A&M University

Public colleges offer a mix of affordability & quality

We’re big advocates for low-cost, high quality colleges like those in the SUNY system and the rest of the colleges that made the list. These colleges provide a great mix of quality and affordability, and most don’t leave graduates saddled with debt.

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