BestColleges.com, a nationally-recognized source of college planning information, recently announced new rankings of the top colleges in New York State. Corning Community College earned first-place ranking on their list of two-year schools. BestColleges.com noted CCC's high success rate for transfer students, a wide range of degree options, and competitive in- and out-of-state tuition rates.
The rankings were created using a methodology that weighs affordability, enrollment, graduation rates, student outcomes and other data curated from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). These resources are designed to help prospective students explore their academic options in the Empire State and determine which accredited postsecondary institution is a suitable match for their budget, degree pathway and career goals. Each ranking is supplemented with information about educational initiatives in New York, enrollment statistics, tuition rates and other pertinent topics.