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Tuition & Fees

$46,170

$46,170

not including room and board

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Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,829
Declined + 30,950
Total Received 45,779
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  10

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Global Liberal Studies
  2. Business
  3. Theatre
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School Facts

Founded in 1831, New York University is one of the largest private universities in the United States. Programs are offered through its 18 schools and colleges at five major centers in Manhattan and in sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. The faculty's research and teaching encompasses the humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences; the law; medicine; business; education; the fine arts, studio art, and the performing and cinematic arts; music; social work; public administration; the ancient world; and continuing and professional studies. Its campus is located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City, with an additional location in Brooklyn.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 44,599
Established in 1831
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAHME (CAHME)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 2562
ACT 2838

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New York, NY

Urban campus in New York City (population: 8,405,837). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to residence halls, campus facilities, and sports/entertainment complex. Public transportation serves campus.

New York University
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
19 fraternities 8% of male students
 
12 sororities 5% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
35%
600-699
50%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
700-800
43%
600-699
43%
500-599
13%
400-499
1%
700-800
42%
600-699
47%
500-599
10%
400-499
1%
30-36
58%
24-29
40%
18-23
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,829
Declined + 30,950
Total Received 45,779

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Randall Deike
Vice President Enrollment Management & University Institutional Research
P: 212 998-4500
F: 212 995-4902
admissions@nyu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,479,770
State $9,839,969
Institutional $187,826,668
Other external $5,170,800
Total $224,317,207

Non-need-based

Federal $159,651
State $293,752
Institutional $13,442,858
Other external $5,389,572
Total $19,285,833

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
fencing
golf
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), University Athletic Association (UAA)
Mascot
Bobcat
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Advanced Digital Application
Advanced Occupational Therapy
Advanced Practice Nursing
Advanced Practice/Nursing
Africana Studies
American Literature
American Studies
Ancient Near Eastern/Egyptian Studies
Ancient World
Animation/Digital Arts
Anthropology
Anthropology/Classical Civilization
Anthropology/Linguistics
Applied Mathematics
Applied Psychological Studies
Applied Quantitative Research
Applied Science
Applied Urban Science/Informatics
Archives/Public History
Art Education
Art History
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy
Arts Politics
Asian/Pacific/American Studies
Atmospheric/Ocean Science/Mathematics
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioethics
Biology
Biomaterials
Biomaterials Science
Biomedical Engineering
Business
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business Economics
Business Education
Business/Workplace Education
Cell Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/School Psychology
Childhood Education
Childhood/Special Education
Cinema Studies
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classical Civilization/Anthropology
Classical Civilization/Hellenic Studies
Classics
Classics/Art History
Clinical Investigation
Clinical Research (Dentistry)
Clinical Rich Integrated Science
Clinical Social Work
Clinically Based English Education
Communication Studies
Communicative Sciences/Disorder
Communicative Sciences/Disorders
Comparative Literature
Competition/Innovation/Information Law
Computational Biology
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Corporate Law
Counseling Education
Counseling Psychology
Counseling for Mental Health/Wellness
Counseling/Guidance
Creative Writing
Creative Writing in Spanish
Dance
Dance Education
Dance/Dance Education
Data Science
Dental Health Education
Dental Hygiene
Dentistry
Digital Communications/Media
Digital Imaging/Design
Digital Media Design for Learning
Directors of Mathematics
Drama Teacher Education
Drama Therapy
Dramatic Literature/Theatre/History/Cinema
Dramatic Writing
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Early Childhood/Elementary Education/Leadership
Early Childhood/Special Education
East Asian Culture
East Asian Studies
Economic Theory
Economics
Economics/Computer Science
Economics/Mathematics
Education Leadership
Education of the Speech/Language Impaired
Education/Jewish Studies
Education/Social Policy
Educational Administration
Educational Communications Technology
Educational Communications/Technology
Educational Psychology
Educational Theatre
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Teaching
Engineering
Engineering Physics
English
English Education
English/American Literature
Environmental Conservation Education
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Law
Environmental Studies
Ergonomics/Biomechanics
European Studies
European/Mediterranean Studies
Executive Business Administration
Experimental Psychology
Film/New Media
Film/Television
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts/History of Art/Archeology
Fluid Dynamics/Atmospheric Sciences
Food Studies/Food Management
Foreign Language Education
Foreign Languages/Literature
French
French Language/Civilization
French Linguistics
French Literature
French Studies
Fundraising
Fundraising/Grant Making
Game Design
Games for Learning
Gender/Sexuality
General Law
General Management
General Studies
German
German Linguistics
Germanic Languages/Literature
Global Affairs
Global Business Law
Global Executive Business Administration
Global Finance Executive
Global Liberal Studies
Global Public Health
Global Studies
Graduate Musical Theatre Writing
Graphic Communication Management/Technology
Health Administration
Health Care Management
Health Education
Health Policy Management
Hebrew Language/Literature
Hebrew/Judaic Studies
Hellenic Studies
Higher Education Administration
Hispanic Culture
History
History of Art/Archaeology
History of Education
History/Middle Eastern Studies
History/Sustainable Architecture
Hospitality Industry Studies
Hotel/Tourism Management
Human Development/Social Intervention
Human Resources Management/Development
Humanities
Humanities Education
Humanities/Social Thought
Iberian Studies
Individualized Studies
Industrial Arts Teacher
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems
Information Systems Management
Instrumental Performance
Integrated Marketing
Interactive Telecommunications
International Business
International Education
International Legal Studies
International Relations
International Relations/Affairs
International Taxation
Irish/Irish American Studies
Italian
Italian Studies
Italian/Linguistics
Journalism
Juridical Science
Labor/Employment Law
Language Mind
Latin
Latin American Studies
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Latino Studies
Law
Law/Society
Leadership Management
Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Linguistics/Languages
Linguistics/Spanish
Literacy
Literary Translation
Management
Management/Organizational Behavior
Management/Systems
Marketing
Math/Statistics/Operational Research
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Media
Media Ecology
Media/Culture/Communication
Medical Microbiology/Bacteriology
Medicine
Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Meteorology
Metropolitan Studies
Microbiology
Middle East/Islamic Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Moving Image Archiving/Preservation
Museum Studies
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Performance/Composition
Music Performance/Instrumental/Piano/Vocal/Theory/Composition
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theatre Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Music Therapists
Music Therapy
Near/Middle Eastern Studies
Neural Science
Nurse/Midwifery
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Nursing Informatics
Nursing Research/Theory
Nutrition/Dietetics
Nutrition/Food Studies
Occupational Education/Home Economics Teacher
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Research
Operations Management
Parasitology
Pathology
Performance Studies
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Philosophy of Education
Photography/Imaging
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy/Research
Physics
Physiology/Neuroscience
Political Science
Politics
Portuguese
Pre-Professional Dental
Pre-Professional Medicine
Professional Studies
Professional Writing
Psychological Development
Psychological Foundations of Reading
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Nutrition
Public Relations/Corporate Communication
Public Service Law
Public/Nonprofit Management/Policy
Public/Nonprofit Management/Politics
Publishing
Reading Teacher Education
Real Estate
Real Estate Development
Recorded Music
Religious Studies
Research/Theory Development in Nursing Science
Risk Management Executive
Romance Languages
Romance Languages/Literatures
Russian
Russian Languages/Literature
Russian Studies
Russian/Slavic Studies
School Psychology
Science Education
Science Health/Environmental
Scientific Computing
Self-Designed Major
Social Research/Public Policy
Social Sciences
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Social Work/Clinical
Social/Cultural Analysis
Social/Personality Psychology
Sociology
Sociology of Education
Spanish
Spanish Linguistics
Spanish/Latin American Languages/Literatures
Special Education
Special Education Teaching
Specialists in Hebrew Culture
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Sport Business
Sports Management
Sports Management/Leisure Studies
Sports/Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics/Operations Research
Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education
Studio Art
Systems Administration
TESOL
Taxation
Teachers in Secondary School
Teachers of Disadvantaged Youth in Secondary Schools
Teachers of Emotionally Disturbed Children
Teaching/Learning
Technical Writing
Theatre
Theatre Design
Theory/Composition
Tourism/Travel Management
Training of Performing Arts Administration
Translation
Trauma/Violence Transdisciplinary Studies
Urban Design/Architectural Studies
Urban Planning
Visual Arts Administration
Visual Arts/Performing Arts
Visual Culture
Visual Culture/Education
Visual/Performing Arts
Vocal Performance
World History
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Undergraduate

51%

22,615
students

Female
60%
13,549

Male
40%
9,066

Graduate

49%

21,984
students

Female
57%
12,431

Male
43%
9,553

undergraduateFull-time

94%

21,365
students

Female
60%
12,798

Male
40%
8,567

undergraduatePart-time

6%

1,250
students

Female
61%
751

Male
39%
499

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

28%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 92
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
Republic Of Korea
Singapore
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


Undergraduate Admissions
212 998-4500
admissions@nyu.edu

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