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Article - 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    
    
    http://djvued.libs.uga.edu/text/co22txt.txt

    
    
    

    

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