Most Applicants Per Year in New York

Applying to college means competing with other students for a spot in a class. Competition at these schools is high because these colleges and universities receive the most applications per year.

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1
St. John's University - New York
Queens, NY
52,972
2
New York University
New York, NY
42,807
3
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
37,808
4
Columbia University
New York, NY
34,810
5
Fordham University
Bronx, NY
34,070
6
CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY
30,529
7
SUNY Binghamton University
Vestal, NY
28,101
8
SUNY Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
27,513
9
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
25,790
10
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
22,703
11
SUNY University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
21,357
12
SUNY University at Albany
Albany, NY
21,054
13
CUNY City College of New York
New York, NY
20,903
14
CUNY Baruch College
New York, NY
19,283
15
CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY
19,152
16
CUNY Queens College
Flushing, NY
18,722
17
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
16,353
18
CUNY Lehman College
Bronx, NY
15,348
19
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
15,222
20
West Point
West Point, NY
15,171
21
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
14,987
22
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY
14,161
23
CUNY John Jay Criminal Justice
New York, NY
13,858
24
Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY
13,813
25
CUNY York College
Jamaica, NY
13,129