Higher education is important, especially when pursuing a successful and long career. Choosing the right path for education is based upon not only the degree you wish to obtain, but also the college you wish to attend.
For prospective or current students in Western New York, Grand Island is a wonderful place to live during the college years because it is in the middle of the major universities that serve the greater Buffalo-Niagara region.
It can be difficult to live in a dorm situation, and off-campus living is more suited to those who are seeking a more normal lifestyle. Commuting to and from Grand Island to surrounding universities is a quick trip, with most finding an average driving time of only 10 to 20 minutes.
Some of the best colleges in Western New York that are close to Grand Island include:
Niagara University – 14 minutes away. This college has a fantastic program for engineering, nursing, accounting, management, communications and education.
Buffalo State – 12 minutes. Buffalo State has an excellent education program as well as other degrees in the arts, economics and communications.
Canisius College – 17 minutes. At this college, you can graduate with a degree in education, accounting, human services and biology.
University at Buffalo – 15 minutes. University at Buffalo is a top-rated school nationally and the flagship of the SUNY system. The university offers more degree programs than any other college in New York state, from undergraduate to graduate and doctoral programs.
Niagara County Community College – 23 minutes. NCCC offers many two-year programs for students to pursue degrees in a variety of programs, including education, communication, nursing and other health services fields.
Erie Community College – 22 minutes. At ECC, students can obtain a two-year degree in physical therapy assistantship, education, computer science and criminal justice.
The degree programs listed for the above universities are an overview, and there are many, many more programs available at each college.
If you plan on attending any of the above colleges or others in Western New York, Town Hall Terrace on Grand Island offers easy living in beautiful homes that are maintenance free and come complete with amazing amenities and an affordable price. To learn more, give us a call at 716-773-2788 and find out more about our available apartments today.