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New York University—the largest private research university in the United States—is an urban university with a global network of campuses throughout the world.
Location: Greenwich Village, New York, New York; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Shanghai, China
Affiliation: Private, nonsectarian
Member: Association of American Universities
Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; graduate and professional accrediting agencies recognize its degrees in all categories.
Undergraduate Degrees Offered:
• College of Arts and Science—B.A., B.S.
• Gallatin School of Individualized Study—B.A.
• Global Liberal Studies Program—B.A.
• Leonard N. Stern School of Business—B.S.
• Liberal Studies Program—A.A. leading to the B.A., B.S., B.F.A.
• NYU Abu Dhabi—B.A., B.S.
• NYU Shanghai—B.A., B.S. (2013)
• Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management—B.S.
• School of Nursing—B.S.N.
• Silver School of Social Work—B.S.
• Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development—B.F.A., B.Mus., B.S.
• Tisch School of the Arts—B.A., B.F.A.
Tuition and fees: $43,204
Average housing and food: $16,133
Average Class Size: Under 30
Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Libraries: Five libraries hold more than four million volumes.
Housing: 19 University residence halls accommodate approximately 10,800 students in New York.
Student Life: The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life houses dining facilities, student lounges, and the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Athletics: Two sports centers contain pools; a diving tank; saunas; courts for basketball, squash, and tennis; weight rooms; dance and yoga studios; and a rooftop track. Twenty-one intercollegiate teams compete in NCAA Division III and the University Athletic Association.
Application Deadline and Fees: November 1 for Early Decision 1, January 1 for Early Decision 2 and Regular Decision; application fee is $70.
NYU’s 21,000 undergraduate students benefit from an extraordinary liberal arts curriculum, research experiences, and the professional network and opportunities NYU has developed in New York City—and beyond.
NYU in New York City
While Manhattan’s Greenwich Village is NYU’s neighborhood, the whole ofNew York City is NYU’s campus. Theworld capital of finance, communication, and culture, New York City offers you the best in theater, dance, music, film, libraries, museums, and galleries. Studying here also gives you access to internships that complement coursework and professional goals. NYU’sbroad alumni network of nearly 400,000 people and longstanding affiliationswith corporations, government agencies, and social institutions extendyour reach deep into the professional world.
NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi is a highly selective undergraduate college that blends global academic opportunity with a liberal arts, sciences, and engineering curriculum. In Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest-growing cities, you will conduct research, volunteer, intern, and travel in the region and to other sites in NYU’s global network.
NYU Shanghai, a comprehensive new liberal arts campus in China’s financial and commercial capital, will welcome its first class of undergraduates in fall 2013. As at the other two portal campuses, you’ll attain a comprehensive liberal arts education grounded in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences before pursuing in-depth study in a major discipline.
Global academic centers
You will also have the opportunity to study away at NYU’s global academic centers or via exchange programs established with outstanding urban research universities around the world. NYU runs global study programs in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington, D.C.
Life at NYU
At NYU your experience here takes on the shape of the life you want. Beginning with Welcome Week, you’ll join organizations and clubs, volunteer in the community, find part-time jobsand internships—and just like that, you’ll become part of the NYU community.
Over 90% of NYU’s entering freshman class is grouped together in thetraditional residence halls in andaround Washington Square—theheart of our New York City campus—and in select apartment-style halls.
Admission to New York University is highly selective. The Admissions Committee reviews each application holistically, carefully evaluating many significant factors that include your academic record, a combination of standardized test score options, letters of evaluation, and your personal statements and essay. The committee also takes into account each applicant’s unique talents, personal attributes, and goals. For more specific information about the admission selection process, visit our website at http://admissions.nyu.edu.