New York University

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General Information

Admission Office

6 Metrotech Center

Brooklyn, NY 11201-2999

(718) 260-3100

(800) 765-9832

Fax: (718) 260-3446

Contact: Joy Colelli

Dean of Admissions and New Students
Main Address

6 Metrotech Center

Brooklyn, NY 11201-3840

(718) 260-3600

Total undergrads: 1,541

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 292

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,505

Graduate enrollment: 2,442


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Molecular Biochemistry B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Construction Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric C
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Science, Technology & Society B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Sustainable urban environments B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics 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
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 52,885
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 84%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 47,417 (90% 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: $53,308
Out-of-state Tuition: $53,308
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 52%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $33,694

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

New York University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Architecture and Related Services 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 11115
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 251210
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 18115128
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3452
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 728112
Education 8162811
Engineering 68167
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1111
English Language and Literature/Letters 3342
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 112129
Health Professions and Related Programs 1654209
History 1212
Legal Professions and Studies 271
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2321
Library Science 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2454
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1352
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 111
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 222
Physical Sciences 1353
Psychology 2388
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3333
Social Sciences 41097
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 814169
Grand total 9211137201110

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $53,308
Out-of-state $53,308
Books and supplies $752

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $35,562
Out-of-state $35,562

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 3,205 52%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,861 46% $33,694
Student loan aid 1,856 30% $7,956

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 12,546 47% $30,532
Federal student loans 7,815 29% $6,497

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 79,462 32,065 47,397
Percent admitted 100% 16% 16%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 8% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 52,885
Undergraduate enrollment 26,981
Graduate enrollment 25,904

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
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's 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
  • 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)
    • Predoctoral
    • 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 (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 Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • 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
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
    • 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
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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