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Institution Counts, Academic Year 2002-03 
Operating Degree-Granting Colleges and Universities
New York State and New York City

Institution counts displayed here are based on the degree-granting units as listed in the Inventory of Registered Programs (IRP)

All units in the IRP that are linked together as main and branch campuses are counted as one unit for the purposes of this table.

New York State



SUNY* CUNY Independent


Total State
Two-Year 29 6 22 29 86
Four-Year or More 35 13 118 12 178
Total 64 19 140 41 264

New York City

Level Sector
SUNY* CUNY Independent Proprietary Total NYC
Two-Year - 6 9 9 24
Four-Year or More 4 13 40 10 67
Total 4 19 49 19 91

Keller Graduate School of Management, a proprietary college in Queens

Bexley Hall Seminary, a graduate-only seminary in Monroe County

-Marymount College, Tarrytown, became a branch of Fordham University.
-Wadhams Hall, a seminary in Ogdensburg, closed. 
-Berkeley College in Westchester County became a branch campus of Berkeley College in New York City.

Level Change-  
Berkeley College and Briarcliffe College moved from level ‘Two-Year’ to level ‘Four-Year or More.’

SOURCE: New York State Education Department
Office of Research & Information Systems, as of Sept. 1, 2002