New York University

New York, NY

New York University

New York, NY

Tuition & Fees

$54,880

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

21%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,918
Declined 63,292
Total Received 80,210
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Private

29,633

undergraduate students

28,728

graduate students

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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 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 encompass the humanities, sciences, and social sciences; law; medicine; business; education; fine arts, studio art, and performing and cinematic arts; music; social work; public administration; the ancient world; and continuing and professional studies. NYU's main campus is located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City, with an additional location in Brooklyn.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 58,361
Established in 1831
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus in New York City (population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to residence halls, campus facilities, and sports/entertainment complex. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
740
25th
670
75th
800
25th
700
75th
34
25th
31

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Very Selective

21%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,918
Declined 63,292
Total Received 80,210

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program

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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
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

59%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,276

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,204
Room $13,953
Board $5,290
Additional fees $2,676
Books & supplies $718
Total $74,841
Average Financial Aid - $26,276
Total with Avg. Aid $48,565

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 212 998-4444
F: 212 995-4661
financial.aid@nyu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Fencing yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, cheerleading, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, figure skating, ice hockey, kendo, lacrosse, outdoor hiking, racquetball, running, squash, table tennis, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, cheerleading, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, figure skating, ice hockey, kendo, lacrosse, mascots, outdoor hiking, pep band, racquetball, running, softball, squash, table tennis, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

athletic combine, basketball, bench press, bowling, calisthenics, football, futsal, homerun derby, kickball, soccer, softball, tennis, triathlon, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
National Collegiate Athletic Association, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association, University Athletic Association

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Acoustics. yes yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes yes yes
Ancient Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Archeology. yes
Architecture and Related Services, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Asian-American Studies. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes yes
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes yes
Biostatistics. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist. yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Comparative Literature. yes yes yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes
Construction Engineering. yes yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Critical Care Nursing. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare. yes
Dance, General. yes yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes yes
East Asian Studies. yes yes yes
Ecology. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes yes
Educational Evaluation and Research. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes yes
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
English Literature (British and Commonwealth). yes yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Health. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Financial Mathematics. yes yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Food Science. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes yes yes
French Studies. yes yes
General Studies. yes
German Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes yes yes
Hebrew Language and Literature. yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management. yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Informatics. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology Project Management. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Law and Legal Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
International and Comparative Education. yes yes
Irish Studies. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Italian Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Language Interpretation and Translation. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Latin American and Caribbean Studies. yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Linguistics. yes yes
Management Science. yes yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes yes
Manufacturing Engineering. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics and Statistics, Other. yes yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. yes
Medical Science/Scientist. yes
Meeting and Event Planning. yes
Microbiology, General. yes yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Music, Other. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes yes yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Operations Research. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing. yes
Pharmacology. yes yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Photography. yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, General. yes yes
Playwriting and Screenwriting. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other. yes yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes yes yes
Publishing. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Real Estate. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes yes yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Psychology. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes yes yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes yes
Structural Engineering. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Tax Law/Taxation. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Tourism and Travel Services Management. yes
Transportation and Highway Engineering. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes yes yes
Voice and Opera. yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes yes
Western European Studies. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Individualized Major

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

58,361

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

51%

29,633
students

Female
58%
17,137

Male
42%
12,496

49%

28,728
students

Female
57%
16,441

Male
43%
12,287

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

27,302
students

Female
58%
15,771

Male
42%
11,531

8%

2,331
students

Female
59%
1,366

Male
41%
965

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Student Break-down

22%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 118
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Singapore
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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