Once again, colleges and universities in the Hudson Valley are highly ranked.

Out of 50 schools in New York, 5 Hudson Valley colleges have been named as having the highest paid graduates by New York Upstate. New York Upstate even included the tuition to attend the college in comparison with graduates' salaries.

Here are the schools:

#41: Dutchess BOCES-Practical Nursing Program

Average annual earnings 10 years after enrollment: $43,900
Students earning more than $25,000 a year: 82%
Annual in-state tuition: Varies by the program

#32: State University of New York at New Paltz