There are many colleges and universities in the State of New York, some of which are ranked nationally! Recently, Niche.com came up with the 2015 "Best Campus" rankings for New York State and two local colleges made the top 10! Those two campuses are Hamilton College and Colgate University. Hamilton came in at the #2 spot overall and has a national ranking of #59 and Colgate claimed the #4 spot. Other campuses close to home to make the list include Syracuse University (#14) and LeMoyne College in Syracuse (#58). Utica College even made the list coming in at #75!

The rankings are based on students feedback and how they feel about the campus experience for their particular college. According to Niche.com, "A high ranking indicates that students are very happy with the quality of campus resources and facilities and love their campus community." The New York campus to take the top prize was St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY.