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Institution Counts, Academic Year 2003-04 
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 13 120 12 180
Total 64 19 142 41 266

New York City

Level Sector
SUNY* CUNY Independent Proprietary Total NYC
Two-Year - 6 10 9 25
Four-Year or More 4 13 40 10 67
Total 4 19 50 19 92

New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a four-year independent college in Nassau County

Graduate College of Union University,, a graduate-only independent college in Schenectady County

Professional Business School, a two-year independent college in New York County


Lynn University, a two-year independent college in Herkimer County

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SOURCE: New York State Education Department
Office of Research & Information Systems, as of October 22, 2003