A Well-Educated Workforce Awaits You

With over 100,000 students enrolled, our colleges and universities graduate more than 25,000 students each year. Many of our graduates stay here, giving our region’s employers an abundance of well-educated, work-ready individuals to draw on. And recruiting is easy with, providing employers with a multitude of free tools to post jobs and attract the perfect candidate.

The area is also committed to continuing education for recent graduates, the existing workforce, and those looking for another employment opportunity.  The Department of Labor administers workforce development services, including customized training grants that your business can successfully leverage to meet your staffing needs.

Learn more: Higher Education map pdf and Public School Districts (Erie & Niagara counties) map pdf.

Four + year institutions

Alfred UniversityHoughton CollegeSUNY at Fredonia
Canisius CollegeMedaille CollegeSUNY College of Technology at Alfred
Daemen CollegeNiagara UniversityUniversity at Buffalo
D’Youville CollegeSaint Bonaventure UniversityVilla Maria College
Hilbert CollegeSUNY College at Buffalo

Two year or less institutions

Bryant & Stratton Business InstituteJamestown Business CollegeTrocaire College
Erie Community CollegeJamestown Community College
Genesee Community CollegeNiagara County Community College



Source: US Department of Education (colleges and universities)