New York University: Ranking & Review

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New York
United States
Top 1%

New York University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate28%28%27%
Enrolled undergraduates6,0222,6003,422
Enrolled total (including graduate students)51,12322,03829,085

3,372 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,152 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,566
Percent of students submitting SAT scores59%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,809
Percent of students submitting ACT scores47%
ACT Composite

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $80. Application fee for graduates - $100.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

New York University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $17,664 and other expenses per full academic year.

New York University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 13,075 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$47,942$47,942
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,522$2,522
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,412$1,412
Tuition for Full-time graduates$41,352$41,352
Fees for full-time graduates$2,496$2,496
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,723$1,723

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services18212,115132,950
Visual and Performing Arts1,105721391,865
Health Professions and Related Programs975614955851,738
Social Sciences816317481,181
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services263778181,059
Legal Professions and Studies5164911,007
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4783516898
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3363672705
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1052484618
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22716357447
Mathematics and Statistics11824426388
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields261951222
English Language and Literature & Letters88859182
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics497937165
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies501131164
Physical Sciences652826119
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies32727111
Philosophy and Religious Studies4281363
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences343450
Architecture and Related Services4646
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services66
Transportation and Materials Moving44
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
Library Science
Grand Total1085,9918,5451,49616,140

A total of 6,099 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at New York University.

At the master's and doctor's level 10,041 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate84%82%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 71%

General info

Alternative namesNYU
MottoPerstare et praestare
To persevere and to excel
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsviolet, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff19,617
Instructional FTE7,063
Public Service FTE14
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address70 Washington Sq South
New York, New York, 10012-1091
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population8,399,000
Fax+1 (212) 995 4902

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