SUNY Cobleskill Ranks Among Top Public Schools in the Nation in U.S. News and World Report’s 2023-2024 College Rankings

SUNY Cobleskill is ranked among the top schools in the nation across several categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Colleges Rankings. The publication released its annual guide this week, naming the College in the top ten among all public schools in America, and in the top five for Best Colleges for Veterans. SUNY Cobleskill also ranked highly in Best Regional Colleges North, Best Value Schools, and Top Performers in Social Mobility.

The College rankings are based on data including first-year student retention, tuition cost, graduation rate, and peer assessment scores. In creating its lists, U.S. News analyzes more than 1,850 colleges.

#8 in Top Public Schools (tie)
Ranking public colleges and universities that operate under the supervision of state governments and are funded, in part, by tax dollars and subsidies from the state.

#12 in Regional Colleges North (tie)
Ranking colleges that focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines.

#5 in Best Colleges for Veterans (tie)
Ranking schools that participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty service members pay for their degrees.

#12 in Best Value Schools
Ranking academic quality, as indicated by its 2023-2024 U.S. News Best Colleges ranking, and the 2022-2023 net cost of attendance for an out-of-state student who received the average level of need-based financial aid.

#13 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
Ranking colleges on their success in advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of disadvantaged students awarded with Pell Grants.



More News

In 2003, our student chapter of The Wildlife Society started the Women in Wildlife Campfire Cookout. Twenty years later, this important tradition still lives on!
“The only reason I felt I could succeed at grad school was because of the support I got and the foundation I received at SUNY Cobleskill.” — Brieanna Hughes, Animal Science BT '15
This week, students from the Agricultural Business Management Program attended the Northeast Cooperative Council and CoBank Annual Meeting. They heard from economists, policy influencers, and industry specialists, on the importance of cooperatives in the agriculture complex. SUNYCobleskill photo
Alumna Easton Murray returns to SUNY Cobleskill to lead the development of a new one-year Agricultural Mechanics certificate. Here’s more about Easton and her position as Outreach Specialist for Agricultural Workforce Development.
Due to the forecasted snow overnight and into tomorrow, all classes are canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 28. Please be safe.
Skip to content