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Colleges in New York that have closed, merged, or changed their names

College Name City State Start Date End Date Affiliation Other Information Source
Adirondack Community College Queensbury New York 1961
state supported name change to SUNY Adirondack in March 2010 www.sunyacc.edu
Albany Business College Albany New York
1988
sold, now Bryant & Stratton Business College http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
American Floating University New York New York

http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
Auburn Female University Auburn New York 1852 1855
moved and rechartered as Elmira Female College http://95.1911encyclopedia.org/E/EL/ELMIRA.htm
www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/books/1879b262.htm
Audrey Cohen College New York New York 1964

became College of Human Services in 1970 and then named Audrey Cohen College in 1992 after the founder; name changed again in 2002 to Metropolitan College of New York The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 20, 2003, p. A23
Barleywood Female University Rochester New York 1852 1953
www.lib.rochester.edu/rbk/women/women.htm
Bellarmine College Plattsburgh New York 1951 1966 Jesuits after closure site used by Clinton Community College http://clintoncc.suny.edu/AboutCCC/TourHistory/BluffPtHistory/1951.htm
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Bellevue Hospital Medical College New York New York 1861

affilitated with and ultimately consolidated into New York University http://www.med.nyu.edu/research/about/history.html
Bennett College Millbrook New York 1891 1977
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Binghamton Commercial College Binghamton New York 1850
proprietary found by Daniel W. Lowell as Lowell School of Business.  In 1858 name changed to Binghamton Commercial College and soon there after to Lowell's Commercial College.  See entry for Lowell's Commercial College.
Brentwood College Brentwood New York 1955 1971 Sisters of Saint Joseph founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Briarcliff College Briarcliff Manor New York 1904 1977
taken over by Pace University O'Neill & Barnett.  Colleges and Corporate Change.  Conference-University Press, 1980.
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Brockport Collegiate Institute Brockport New York 1841

became one of four state normal schools in 1867 as Brockport State Normal School; name changed in 1941 to Brockport State Teachers College; became part of the SUNY system in 1948 and now known as College at Brockport http://www.brockport.edu/archives/college.html
Brooklyn College of Pharmacy Brooklyn New York
1929
became affiliated with Long Island University in 1929 and merged with the Brooklyn Campus in 1976 http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
Brooklyn Jesuit College Brooklyn New York 1920's


Brookwood Labor College Katanoh New York 1921 1937
associated with American Federation of Labor www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/701_reg_right.html
www.bartleby.com/65/e-/E-Brookwoo.html
www.mellenpress.com/html/howlbroo.html
Capuchin Theological Seminary Garrison New York
1972
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception Flushing New York 1914 1989 Diocese of Brooklyn Established by Most Reverend Charles E. McDonnell, the second Bishop of Brooklyn, to ensure proper education system for future priests.  Initially located at 555 Washington Ave.  Included high school and first two years of college.  In 1967 Archbishop McEntegart established four-year seminary in Douglaston to serve Dioceses of Brooklyn and Rockville Centre.  At its peak housed more than 370 students and offered baccalaureate degrees in nearly a dozen majors.  Decline of interest in entering the priesthood led to closing.  www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
www.dioceseofbrooklyn.org/ministries/icc/about/history.html
Catherine McAuley College Rochester New York
1971 Sisters of Mercy founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Songe, Alice H. 
American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Champlain College Plattsburgh New York 1946 1953
initiated to meet needs of returning veterans as one of five Associated Colleges of Upper New York (ACUNY); former Plattsburg Army Barracks; in 1950 became a part of SUNY system and ACUNY ceased to exist http://home.att.net/~berliner-ultrasonics/champcol.html
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
College of Aeronautics Flushing New York 1932

founded as Casey Jones School of Aeronautics; became Academy of Aeronautics in 1964 and the College of Aeronautics in 1996;  name changed to Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology in 2004 www.vaughn.edu
College and Seminary of Our Lady of Angels Niagra Falls New York 1856
Congregation of the Mission became Seminary of Our Lady of Angels in 1856 and Niagra University in 1883 http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
College of Holy Names
New York
1969 Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
College of Human Services New York New York 1964

see entry for Audrey Cohen College
College of Insurance
New York
2001
merged with Saint John's University Brenner, Morgan G.  The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
College of Pharmaceutical Science New York New York
1976
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of New York Fairfield New York

in 1806 courses in anatomy and pharmacy were added to curricular offerings of Fairfield Academy and over time additional medical courses and faculty were added; in 1811-1812 forty-three students; while some medical schools did arise from undergraduate colleges, this may be the only instance where a medical college grew from an academy, students completing the medical courses at this time did not receive a degree; in 1812 a charter was obtained from the state as well as some funding and became known as Fairfield Medical College; 217 students in 1833-34 and only the medical depts of Univ of Pennsylvania and Univ of Kentucky had more students; awarded 609 degrees of Doctor of Medicine; attendance declined after 1835 with founding of new medical colleges in New York and adjoining states Blackmar, Frank W. "The History of Federal and State Aid to Higher Education in the United States," in Herbert B. Adams, ed.  Contributions to American Educational History. 1890.
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=199786
O'Donneli, Thomas C.  Tip of the Hill: An Informal History of Fairfield Academy and Medical College. 1953.
College of Police Science New York New York 1964
Municipal name changed to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 1966 Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
College of Sacred Heart Purchase New York 1917
Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus now Manhattanville College; religious affiliation discontinued in 1970 Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Songe, Alice H. 
American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
College of Saint Angela New Rochelle New York 1904
Ursuline Sisters name changed to College of New Rochelle in 1911 www.newrochelleny.com/20thcentury.html
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
College of Social Economics New York New York


http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
College of White Plains White Plains New York
1975 Sisters of Divine Compassion formerly Good Counsel College; merged as Pace University http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Columbia College of Pharmacy New York New York
1976

Columbia Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Hudson New York
1987
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Correspondence University Ithica New York 1883

http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
www.macul.org/newsletter/1992/novdec92/going.html
Cottage Hill Seminary Poughkeepsie New York 1835

founded by Lydia Booth and closed at her death in 1854; purchased and reopened by Milo P. Jewett in 1856; Jewett later served as the first president of Vassar; in 1867 he moved to Milwaukee and became a trustee of Milwaukee Female College http://faculty.vassar.edu/daniels/1792_1860.html
De Veaux College Niagra Falls New York 1857
Episcopal college curriculum was dropped in early 1900's and preparatory school closed in 1973 Hunt and Carper, eds.  Religious Higher Education in the United States. 1996.
Eastman National Business College Poughkeepsie New York 1859
proprietary founded by Harvey Gridley Eastman; five years earlier he opened a school in St. Louis; at it's height, the school in Poughkeepsie occupied five buildings, enrolled 1,600 students and employed 60 instructors http://www.townofpoughkeepsie.com/Section%20I.pdf
Eclectic Medical College of the City of New York New York New York 1880 1905
www.collphyphil.org/FIND_AID/hist/histlmh1.htm
Edgewood Park Junior College for Women Briarcliff Manor New York


Eisenhower College Seneca Falls New York 1968 1982 Presbyterian opened with 23 faculty and 300 students; became a branch of RIT; later closed Berger, Ira M.  "The Death of a College: A Faculty Reminiscence of Eisenhower College," Liberal Education, v70 n4 pp 401-08, Winter 1984.
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Elizabeth Seton College Yonkers New York 1961 1991 Sisters of Charity of New York merged with Iona College in 1989 http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Englewood Cliffs College Palisades New York
1973
http://www.crl.edu/collcat/collcatE.htm
Epiphany Apostolistic Junior College Newburgh New York
1970
merged with Our Lady of Hope Mission Seminary http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Finch College New York New York 1900 1975
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Friends World College Huntington New York 1965 1991 New York Yearly Meeting conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a “college without walls,” it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965 at a temporary campus in Westbury, NY;  after 1868 programs were established in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, rural Canada, and the home campus was moved to Huntington;  maximum enrollment of 250 was reached in 1972;from 1970-1980, the College was guided by an administrative structure known as a "Troika," composed of a student, a faculty member, and an administrator; in 1975 became legally independent of the NY Yearly Meeting; in 1991 the Trustees approved transfer of assets to Long Island University http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
www.swarthmore.edu/Library/friends/ead/4082fwco.hm
Genesee Wesleyan College Lima New York 1850 1870
http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
Geneva College Geneva New York 1818
Episcopal founded as Geneva Academy; renamed Hobart College in 1852 http://www.hws.edu/about/history/index.asp
Brenner, Morgan G.  The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories.  2003.
Geneva Medical College Geneva New York 1836 1872
merged into College of Medicine of Syracuse University http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Directory/1914.NYMedical.College.html
Good Counsel College White Plains New York


Good Shepherd House of Studies
New York
Sisters of the Good Shepherd founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Graduate School for Jewish Social Work New York New York
1939
http://www.ajhs.org/research/Archives.cfm
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Graduate School of Political Management
New York 1986 1995
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Harpur College Binghamton New York 1946
state supported founded as Triple Cities College of Syracuse University in Endicott, NY; name changed to Harpur College in 1950; moved to Binghamton, NY in 1961; name change to SUNY Binghamton in 1965 www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Harriman College Harriman New York
1981 Sisters of the Catholic Apostolate formerly Queen of Apostles College http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Hudson River State Hospital School of Nursing Poughkeepsie New York 1886 1977
Hunter College in the Bronx New York New York 1931
Municipal became Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York in 1968 Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Immaculata College Hamburg New York 1957
Franciscan Sisters of Saint Joseph name changed to Hilbert College in 1969 http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Brenner, Morgan G. 
The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories.  2003.
Ingham University LeRoy New York 1857 1892 Presbyterian founded in 1837 as LeRoy Female Seminary; in 1852 name changed to Ingham Collegiate Institute and in 1857 to Ingham University; claims to be first university for women in U.S. www.co.genesee.ny.us/;
www.lib.rochester.edu/rbk/women/women.htm;
Wing, Richard Lewis.  Ingram University, 1857-1892: An Exploration of the Life and Death of an Early Institution of Higher Education for Women.  Ph.D. dissertation. 1990.
Interfaith Medical Center School of Nursing
New York
1999
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 14, 2002
Jamaica Training School for Teachers
New York
1933
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Kenwood Normal Training School
New York
Society of the Sacred Heart founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
King's College New York New York 1754 1776
closed with Revolutionary War; after the war became Columbia College in 1784 and then Columbia University in 1912 Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Blackmar, Frank W. "The History of Federal and State Aid to Higher Education in the United States," in Herbert B. Adams, ed. 
Contributions to American Educational History. 1890.
King's College Briarcliff Manor New York 1938 1994
begun in New Jersey as a Christian liberal-arts college; in 1955, accredited by the State Board of Regents; closed in 1994, after struggling financially; reopened in New York City in 1998 under the new ownership of Campus Crusade for Christ www.hudsonvalleyruins.org/yasinsac/kingscollege/kingscollege.html
www.infoage.org/kings.htm
Kirkland College Clinton New York 1968 1978
founded as sister institution for women by Hamilton College; merged with Hamilton in 1978 http://www.hamilton.edu/college/communications_development/OFCGR/facts.html
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Ladycliff College Highland Falls New York 1933 1981 Missionary Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis grounds and buildings purchased by the U.S. Military Academy and are now West Point's museum and visitor's center. Harwarth, Maline, and DeBra.  Women's Colleges in the United States.
http://www.ed.gov/offices/OERI/PLLI/webreprt.html;
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett. 
Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Long Island College Hospital Brooklyn New York 1860

rechartered in 1931 as Long Island College of Medicine; merged with State University of New York in 1950; now known as SUNY Downstate College of Medicine www.downstate.edu/college_of_medicine/about.html
Lowell's Commercial College Binghamton New York 1850
proprietary founded as Lowell School of Business; for a brief period after 1858 was named Binghamton Commercial College before a change to Lowell's Commercial College; in 1962 acquired by Earle D Ridley, operating separately until consolidation in 1968 with Ridley Secretarial School to become Ridley-Lowell Business and Technical Institute
Madison University Hamilton New York 1846

founded as Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution in 1819; name changed to Madison University in 1846 and to Colgate University in 1890 http://offices.colgate.edu/sof/yandt.htm
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges:  A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Mannes College
New York
1989
merged with New School for Social Research (now New School University) http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Brenner, Morgan G.  The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
Maria Regina College Syracuse New York 1934 1990 Sisters of the Third Order Franciscan, MC
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Marian College Poughkeepsie New York 1946

name changed to Marist College in 1960 www.marist.edu/welcome/history.html
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Maryknoll School of Theology Maryknoll New York 1931 1995 Maryknoll Sisters of Saint Dominic stopped granting degrees in 1995; name changed to Center for Mission Research and Study http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Maryknoll Teachers College Maryknoll New York
Maryknoll Sisters of Saint Dominic name changed to Mary Rogers College in 1963, to Rogers College in 1970 http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Marymount College Tarrytown New York
2002 Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary merged with Fordham University; Fordham's Board of Trustees announced in October 2005 that they will conclude a phase out of Marymount College by June 2007; December 11, 2000, January 5, 2001, March 23, 2001 Chronicle of Higher Education;
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
http://www.fordham.edu/Marymount_College_of/index.asp
Santos, Fernanda. "At Marymount Graduation, a Centennial, and a Farewell,"
New York Times, May 21, 2007.
Mason School and Junior College Tarrytown New York

http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
Mater Christi Seminary Albany New York 1954 1969
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Mater Dei College Ogdensburg New York
1999 Sisters of Saint Joseph 1999 closing date in Chronicle; 2001 closing date on nysed site The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 14, 2002
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Metropolitan Medical College New York New York 1852 1862
Haller, John. Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America 1836-1911. 1997.
Millard Fillmore Hospitals School of Nursing Buffalo New York
1999
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 14, 2002
Mills College of Education New York New York 1909 1974
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Mohawk College Utica New York 1946 1948
initiated to meet needs of returning veterans as one of five Associated Colleges of Upper New York (ACUNY); former Rhoads General (US Army) Hospital; http://home.att.net/~berliner-ultrasonics/champcol.html
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Mother Celine House of Studies
New York
Sisters of Resurrection founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Mount Saint Alphonsus Seminary Esopus New York
1985
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Mount Saint Joseph Teachers College Buffalo New York 1875
Sisters of St. Joseph founded as Institute of the Sisters of St. Joseph, became Mount Saint Joseph Normal School in 1927, Mount Saint Joseph Teachers College in 1937, Mount St. Joseph College in 1964; recharted in 1968 as non-sectarian Medaille College http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Songe, Alice H. 
American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Mount Saint Joseph's College Baltimore New York 1876
Xaverian Brothers
http://www.archives.nd.edu/findaids/ead/index/FXN010.htm
Mount Saint Mary Seminary
New York
Sisters of Saint Mary of Namur founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
New School for Social Research New York New York 1919

name changed to New School University in 1997 and to the New School in August, 2005 www.newschool.edu/aboutnsu/content/fr_ata/history5c.html
New York College of Music New York New York
1968
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
New York Homeopathic Medical College New York New York 1860

now New York Medical College www.nymc.edu/today/today.asp
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
New York Medical College for Women New York New York 1870 1918
www.nymc.edu/today/today.asp
http://www.homeoint.org/cazalet/histo/newyork.htm
New York Normal College Albany New York 1844
state supported founded as New York State Normal School, became New York State Normal College in 1890, New York College for Teachers in 1914, State University of Education in 1959, State University College at Albany in 1961 and State University of New York at Albany in 1962 Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
New York Reformed Medical College New York New York 1836 1838
www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Directory/1914.NYMedical.College.html
Notre Dame College Staten Island New York 1931 1971 Congregation of Notre Dame joined Saint John's University in 1971 www.bartleby.com/65/st/StJohnsU.html
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Our Lady of Hope Mission Seminary Newburgh New York 1946 1971

Packard Junior College New York New York
1954
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Packer Collegiate Institute Brooklyn New York 1845 1972
junior college
Passionist Monastic Seminary Jamaca New York
1974
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
People's College Montour Falls New York 1848 1880
This was incorporated April 12, 1853, and fine buildings were erected in 1857.  By an act of May 14, 1863, the income and revenue granted by Congress, July 2, 1862, in and of colleges for teaching agriculture and the mechanic arts, were offered to the People's College at Havana, but with condition as to endowment and preparation which the trustees of the latter were unable to meet.  It was finally, by act of April 27, 1863, granted to the Cornell University, but not without still offering the opportunity to the People's College, of meeting the conditions within three months, which they failed to do.  Upon the project being abandoned, it was the NY Masonic Orphan Asylum.  In 1870 the school was purchased by Elbert W. Cook, brother of the original founder Charles Cook and opend in 1873 as a private boarding high school.  Later it was St. John's Seminary of Atonement for high school boyes and is currently the Fire Academy of Sciences operated by the state of NY. http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/EAD/htmldocs/RMM01138.html
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyschuyl/gazett.htm
www.rootsweb.com/~nyschuyl/cookacad.htm
Poughkeepsie Collegiate School Poughkeepsie New York 1835 1961
converted to Poughkeepsie Military Institute;  building later used as a hotel; around 1871 and burned in 1917 http://cityguide.pojonews.com/fe/Heritage/stories/he_college_hill.asp
Poughkeepsie Female Collegiate Institute Poughkeepsie New York 1848

renamed Lyndon Hall in 1885; defunct sometime after 1905
Poughkeepsie Female Seminary Poughkeepsie New York 1836 1885
merged with Poughkeepsie Female Academy the same year as founding; offered primary, academic and collegiate programs
Presentation Junior College of the Sacred Heart
New York
1970 Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Queen of Apostles College
New York

see Harriman College http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Rogers College Maryknoll New York
1973
formerly Maryknoll Teachers College and Mary Rogers College http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Rosary Hill College Buffalo New York 1947
Sisters of Saint Francis of Penance and Christian Charity now Daemen College after 1976; became coed in 1971; religious affiliation discontinued in 1975 Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002
Songe, Alice H.
 American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
Saint Albert College
New York
Sisters of Saint Dominic founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Saint Anthony-on-Hudson Seminary
New York
1989
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Saint Charles Seminary
New York
1966
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Saint Clare College Williamsville New York 1911 1971 Franciscan Sisters
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Saint Elizabeth Teacher's College
New York
Sisters of Saint Francis of Allegheny founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Saint Francis Xavier College New York New York 1847 1912 Jesuits still operating as a high school Burke, Colin B.  American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
http://irishcatholichumanist.blogspot.com/2008/12/brooklyns-jesuit-college.html
Saint John Vianney Seminary East Aurora New York
1974
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Saint John's College Bronx New York 1841
Archbishop of New York control transferred to Society of Jesus in 1846; name changed to Fordham University in 1907 Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Saint Joseph Seraphic Seminary Callicoon New York 1901 1968
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Saint Paul's College College Point New York 1838
Episcopal founded by Rev. William Augustus Muhlenberg, rector of St. George Episcopal Church in Flushing Burke, Colin B.  American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
http://www.newsday.com/extras/lihistory/spectown/hist0007.htm
Saint Stephen's College Annandale on Hudson New York 1860
Episcopal offered classical curriculum preparing young men for seminary; in 1928 became an undergraduate college of Columbia University; name changed to Bard College in 1934; severed relationship with Columbia in 1944 www.bard.edu
Hunt and Carper, eds.  Religious Higher Education in the United States.  1996.
Sampson College Geneva New York 1946 1949
initiated to meet needs of returning veterans as part of five Associated Colleges of Upper New York (ACUNY); former Naval Training Center http://home.att.net/~berliner-ultrasonics/champcol.html
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Sancta Maria Junior College Buffalo New York
Sisters of Mercy name changed to Sancta Maria College and later to Trocaire College in 1972 http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
Sisters of Charity Hospital School of Nursing
New York
1999
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 14, 2002
State Agricultural College Ovid New York 1859

predecessor of Cornell University http://historical.library.cornell.edu/nys/title_N.html
Staten Island Community College Staten Island New York 1955

merged with Richmond College of the City University of New York in 1976 to become College of Staten Island of the City University of New York Brenner, Morgan G.  The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories.  2003.
Syrit College
New York
1999
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 14, 2002
The King's College Briarcliff Manor New York 1938 1994
http://www.hudsonvalleyruins.org/yasinsac/kingscollege/kingscollege.html
Troy University Troy New York 1858 1862
the foreclosed property was sold to St. Mary's Church of Albany and was opened as St. Joseph's Provincial Seminary; later the Sisters of St. Joseph purchased the property in 1908 and established a Provincial House and Novitiate;  the property was purchased by Rensselaer in 1958 www.lib.rpi.edu/dept/library/html/Archives/buildings/university_building.html
United States Medical College New York New York

http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
University of Western New York
New York


Verrazzano College Saratoga Springs New York
1975
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Walter Hervey Junior College
New York
1957
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Women's Medical College of the New York Infirmary New York New York 1868 1899
www.hms.harvard.edu/jcsw/matriculation/matriculation1.htm
www.collphyphil.org/FIND_AID/hist/histlmh1.htm
Woodstock College New York New York
1975 Society of Jesus
www.icehouse.net/flanman/woodstoc.htm
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/closed%20inst%20directory.htm
Workers University
New York

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