Education in New York
The state of New York has one of the largest populations in the United States and it has 2,167 high schools to support that population. The state has 1,539 public high schools and 628 private schools. The graduation rate in New York is 77 percent, which around the national average. The dropout rate in New York is 3.8 percent, which is under the national average.
Advanced Degrees in New York
The state of New York invests heavily in higher education and its list of colleges and universities includes the State University of New York at Buffalo, Fordham University, New York University, Syracuse University, Cornell University and Columbia University. Nearly 31 percent of all New York State residents have some form of college degree and the more popular fields of study in New York include: