New York's Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges

Check out the best liberal arts colleges in New York from America's Best Colleges 2010.

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These are the 10 best liberal arts colleges in the state of New York from the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges rankings. Here is some key information about each of these liberal arts schools, which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie
U.S. News rank: 11 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 2,389
Tuition and fees: $41,930

United States Military Academy, West Point
U.S. News rank: 14 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 4,553
Tuition and fees: In-state: $0; Out-of-state: $0

Colgate University, Hamilton
U.S. News rank: 19 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: rural
Total enrollment: 2,844
Tuition and fees: $40,970

Hamilton College, Clinton
U.S. News rank: 21 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: rural
Total enrollment: 1,872
Tuition and fees: $39,760

Barnard College, New York
U.S. News rank: 30 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: urban
Total enrollment: 2,359
Tuition and fees: $38,650

Bard College, Annandale on Hudson
U.S. News rank: 40 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: urban
Total enrollment: 2,134
Tuition and fees: $39,880

Union College, Schenectady
U.S. News rank: 43 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: urban
Total enrollment: 2,240
Tuition and fees: Comprehensive fee: $50,439

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
U.S. News rank: 46 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 2,777
Tuition and fees: $40,420

St. Lawrence University, Canton
U.S. News rank: 56 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: rural
Total enrollment: 2,325
Tuition and fees: $39,765

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva
U.S. News rank: 68 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: urban
Total enrollment: 2,078
Tuition and fees: $40,221

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Corrected on : Corrected on 06/18/10: An earlier version of this article did not include Hamilton College in the listing of the top 10 liberal arts colleges in New York.