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School Overview

Founded in 1831, New York University (NYU) is a private, four-year, coeducational, nonprofit research university in New York City. The university’s central campus is located in Manhattan in the Greenwich Village neighborhood. NYU is one of the largest, nonprofit, higher education institutions in the United States.

NYU has an esteemed list of faculty and graduates. Among its faculty and alumni, NYU has 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, 36 Nobel Prize winners, 30 Academy Award winners, three Abel Prize winners, four Russ Prize winners, four Draper Prize winners, four Gordon Prize winners, 10 National Medal of Science recipients, four Turing Award winners, and several Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award winners. It also counts several Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowship holders and National Academy of Sciences members among its faculty, staff and alumni.

NYU is comprised of 18 academic schools and colleges that provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs in hundreds of fields of study and disciplines. The university also has one of the largest study abroad programs in the United States and sends more students overseas each year than any other higher education institution in the nation. NYU has study abroad sites-referred to as Global Academic Centers-in London, Prague, Paris, Berlin, Florence, Madrid, Shanghai, Tel Aviv, Buenos Aires, Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Accra and several other international and domestic locations.

General Information

Admission Office

665 Broadway, 11th floor

New York, NY 10012-2339

(212) 998-4500

Fax: (212) 995-4902



Contact: Barbara Hall

Associate Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

70 Washington Square South, 12S

New York, NY 10012

(212) 998-1212

www.nyu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 21,269

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,496

Degree-seeking undergrads: 20,781

Graduate enrollment: 17,454

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $35,290 $37,372 $38,765 $40,082 +3.40%
Books and Supplies $700 $800 $950 $950 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $12,200 $12,910 $13,228 $13,510 +2.13%
Other $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $11,850 $12,885 $13,228 $13,510 +2.13%
Other $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $49,190 $52,082 $53,943 $55,542 +2.96%
In-state Off Campus $48,840 $52,057 $53,943 $55,542 +2.96%
In-state with Family $35,990 $38,172 $39,715 $41,032 +3.32%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $31,896
In-state Student Fees $2,211
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $31,896
Out-of-state Fees $2,211

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,859 64%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,563 57% $43,962,911 $17,153
• Federal grants 729 16% $3,905,137 $5,357
• Pell grants 727 16% $2,734,904 $3,762
• Other federal grants 651 15% $1,170,233 $1,798
State/local government grant or scholarships 665 15% $2,413,599 $3,629
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,512 56% $37,644,175 $14,986
Student loan aid 2,145 48% $21,538,519 $10,041
• Federal student loans 2,096 47% $14,163,898 $6,758
• Other student loans 341 8% $7,374,621 $21,626

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 5989 6273 1435 410 361
Architecture and Related Services 45
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 45
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 74 74 7 1
African-American/Black Studies 6 5
American/United States Studies/Civilization 4 7
Asian-American Studies 1
East Asian Studies 23
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European Studies/Civilization 7 10
Irish Studies 11
Latin American Studies 13
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 24 17
Russian Studies 4
Western European Studies 23 1
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 176 91 53
Anatomy
Animal Physiology
Biochemistry 24
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 15 6
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 72 46 5
Biomedical Sciences 11
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology 6 12
Ecology 49
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Microbiology 2 3
Neuroscience 31 6
Pathology/Experimental Pathology 2 12
Pharmacology 2 3
Physiology 7 6
Toxicology
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 1155 1696 17 4 211
Accounting 167 2
Banking and Financial Support Services 15
Business Administration and Management 1318 4 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 36 68 1 104
Business/Commerce 4 1
Business/Managerial Economics 57
Finance 631 5 7
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 41 18 1
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 72 26
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor and Industrial Relations 47
Real Estate 10 171 59
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 166 38 3
Tourism and Travel Services Management 6 1
Communication and Journalism Programs 442 273 2 23
Advertising
Communication and Media Studies, Other 208 45 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 10 87
Journalism 212 141 23
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 3 9 3 1
Communications Technology/Technician 9 3 1
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 3
Computing and Information Sciences 38 185 10 1 10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 3 1 9
Computer and Information Sciences 38 66 10
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 1
Information Science/Studies 21
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 95
Education 111 560 27 22
Art Teacher Education 11 1
Biology Teacher Education 17
Business Teacher Education 15 5
Chemistry Teacher Education 2
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 112
Curriculum and Instruction 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 35 36
Education 56 1
Education, Other 42 6 1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Educational Leadership and Administration 8 2
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 8
Elementary Education and Teaching 41 49
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 4
Foreign Language Teacher Education 2
French Language Teacher Education 1 5
Health Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education 14 20 1
Music Teacher Education 7 30 1 9
Reading Teacher Education 8
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 1
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 10 27
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2 24
Special Education and Teaching 6
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 86 2 9
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Engineering 31 1
Operations Research 31 1
English Language, Composition and Literature/Letters 171 93 16 4
Creative Writing 30
English Language and Literature 16 28
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 3
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) 155 35 16
Rhetoric and Composition 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 159 80 32 1
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature 11
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
Comparative Literature 13 11 5
Foreign Languages and Literatures 20 5 5 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 9 17
French Language and Literature 40 20 3
German Language and Literature 3 4
Hebrew Language and Literature 1 9 2
Italian Language and Literature 10 3 2
Japanese Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Linguistics 23 3 7
Russian Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 28 1 4
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 314 388 589 82 46
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 66 1
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology/Pathologist 25 52
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 15
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Clinical Sciences 30
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 13 62
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 5
Dentistry 353
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 10
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 16 12 5 9
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 67
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling 1
Medicine 176
Nursing Administration 17
Nursing Education 9
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 64 9
Palliative Care Nursing 5 1
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing 15 1
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist 4 36
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 9
Public Health 27 1
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 18 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 276 4 3
History 179 29 12
History 179 29 12
Human Services 100 725 12
Community Organization and Advocacy 48
Public Administration 3 236 5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 10 11
Social Work 39 478 7
Legal and Law Studies 520 499 5
Law 497
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 520 2 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 458 131 323 1
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 36 72 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 305
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 422 59 18
Library Science 3
Library and Information Science
Library Science, Other 3
Mathematics and Statistics 52 76 20
Applied Mathematics 52
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 8 1
Mathematics 44 24 19
Mechanics and Repairers 1
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician 1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 24
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 24
Physical Sciences 59 19 19
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Chemistry 43 14 14
Geology and Earth Science
Physics 16 5 5
Psychology 281 121 27 13
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology 6
Educational Psychology 24 1
Experimental Psychology 5
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 30
Psychology 281 65 13
Psychology, Other 2 11
Social Psychology 4
Social Sciences 918 286 49 5
Anthropology 67 10 9
Archaeology 6
Economics 361 88 19 5
International Relations and Affairs 32 102
Political Science and Government 238 72 10
Social Sciences 81
Social Sciences, Other 21 1 6
Sociology 56 13 5
Urban Studies/Affairs 56
Transportation and Materials Moving
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
Visual and Performing Arts 1198 764 39 14
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 28 16
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 383 88 2
Commercial and Advertising Art 50
Dance 33 57
Digital Arts 7
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts 413 112 1
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 61 25
Fine/Studio Arts 90 1 4
Music Performance 90 62 4
Music Theory and Composition 38
Music 11 2 8
Photography 33
Playwriting and Screenwriting 4
Visual and Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 84 291 7 10
Work and Family Studies 46 108 1
Child Development
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 46 108 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $65

Online application fee: $65
Enrollment Rates

Avg. Percent applicants admitted: 32%

Percent students who return for sophomore year: 92%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Recommended
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 40,910
Percent Admitted: 32%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 37%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 630 (25th Percentile)
  • 720 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 630 (25th Percentile)
  • 740 (75th Percentile)

SAT Writing

  • 640 (25th Percentile)
  • 730 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 29 (25th Percentile)
  • 32 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees


Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General C
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Banking/Financial Services C
Business – General A,B,C
Business Administration/Management C
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B,C
Hotel/Motel Management B,C
International Business B
Labor/Personnel Relations B
Real Estate B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Radio/Television B

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting B,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Education of Speech Impaired B
Elementary Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Operations Research B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Hebrew B
Italian B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Dental Hygiene A,B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Neuroscience B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A,B
Fundraising B
Public Administration B
Social Work B,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

New York University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.nyu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/apply.html
Address:70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:50,550
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):84%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:47,929 (95% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$49,062
Out-of-state Tuition:$49,062
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:60%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$30,319

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

New York University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at New York University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services12
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies112104
Biological and Biomedical Sciences251310
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services18118148
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1561
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services3121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31581
Education912258
Engineering68148
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters3342
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics111119
Health Professions and Related Programs18562112
History1211
Legal Professions and Studies271
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1122
Library Science11
Mathematics and Statistics4252
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1342
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies322
Physical Sciences423
Psychology2389
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3333
Social Sciences2985
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Visual and Performing Arts714199
Grand total938133194104

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at New York University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8342
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services212
Engineering2242
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
Legal Professions and Studies121
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities111
Social Sciences11
Grand total1529186

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at New York University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$49,062
Out-of-state$49,062
Books and supplies$1,070

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$42,368
Out-of-state$42,368

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3,53860%
Grant or scholarship aid3,12053%$30,319
Student loan aid2,20238%$7,995

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid14,17757%$25,146
Federal student loans9,44838%$7,482

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for New York University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled New York University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants60,72424,75035,974
Percent admitted100%32%32%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%10%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

New York University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment50,550
Undergraduate enrollment26,135
Graduate enrollment24,415

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

New York University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Steinhardt Sch. of Culture, Education, and Human Development)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    • (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs

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