Online Colleges in New York

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Having one of the largest higher education systems in the nation makes it difficult to sum up the depth of New York’s offerings and initiatives. The state has over 300 postsecondary schools, awards more grant money than every state except California and, as of 2012, was reported to enroll nearly 83,000 fully online students in its public and private schools. The state also has a remarkable number of support services dedicated to its distance students, from consortiums of schools to pacts with neighboring states, all of which we’ll explore below.

So, before we dive into the best online colleges in NY, let’s begin with the state of higher education and online education in particular in New York today.