New York University

New York, NY

New York University

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$53,308

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,873
Declined 66,589
Total Received 79,462
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Private

26,981

undergraduate students

25,904

graduate students

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School Facts

New York University, founded in 1831, 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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 52,885
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
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Fall Clubfest
  • Asian Heritage Month
  • StrawberryFest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
54%
600-699
42%
500-599
4%
700-800
73%
600-699
21%
500-599
6%
30-36
80%
24-29
18%
18-23
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $80
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.69

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,873
Declined 66,589
Total Received 79,462

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 135
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acoustics
Actuarial Science
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Applied Psychology
Archeology
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Asian-American Studies
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Statistics
Business Teacher Education
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Chemical Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Chinese Studies
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Cognitive Science
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Community Organization and Advocacy
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Construction Engineering
Creative Writing
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Dance, General
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Driver and Safety Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
East Asian Studies
Ecology
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European Studies/Civilization
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Literature
General Studies
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Teacher Education
Hebrew Language and Literature
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Labor and Industrial Relations
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Metallurgical Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Operations Research
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Health, General
Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Russian Language and Literature
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Science, Technology and Society
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish and Iberian Studies
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Sustainability Studies
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

52,885

total students

33%

in-state

67%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

51%

26,981
students

Female
58%
15,537

Male
42%
11,444

49%

25,904
students

Female
57%
14,843

Male
43%
11,061

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

25,872
students

Female
58%
14,903

Male
42%
10,969

5%

1,109
students

Female
58%
634

Male
42%
475

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 94%
Student 4 year graduation rate 76%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

22%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
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

943

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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