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New York University (NYU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

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  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


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  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


New York University (NYU) is a private-not-for-profit research university based in New York and was established in 1831. It is one of the largest private universities in the United States. At present, the university has students from 133 nations.

Thriving beyond borders and across various academic disciplines, NYU has emerged as one of the most networked and extensive worldwide platforms for learning, teaching, researching, building knowledge, and inventing new ways to meet humanity’s challenges. The university’s mission is to be a top-quality international center of scholarship, teaching, and research. This involves retaining and attracting outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students and providing an intellectually rich environment.

The student body of the NYU is very diverse and has students from almost all parts of the world. The university also offers online programs to cater to the needs of individuals who cannot travel campus to earn their degrees.

The university is now regarded among the best universities in the world. It has an endowment of $4.35 billion as of 2019. The university has produced many notable alumni including heads of states, famous writers, artists, and more. A total of 37 Nobel laureates are affiliated with NYU.

NYU has a student population of 51,847 and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. The university’s student population is one of the most diverse student bases in the USA. At present, the university has students from 133 nations.

Females have an overall population of 58% and white American students have the largest population with 28% followed by Asians with 21 %, Hispanic 15%, black 8%, and some others. NYU has a graduation rate of 85%.

NYU is organized into 10 undergraduate schools and 15 graduate/professional schools, with a roughly even split of students between the divisions. Arts and Science is currently NYU's largest academic division.

The university offers online programs that are developed by the same faculty that creates on-campus programs. The online programs are global, students from the different corners of the world study together with the help of a virtual classroom. NYU Albert is an online resource developed to access personified information from the university.

New York University accreditation is provided by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact




70 Washington Sq South


New York University is widely regarded as one of the best universities in the USA and the world. We have mentioned the rankings from many reputable sources down below.

  • The University was ranked 35th by Forbes in the national university ranking.

  • US News & World Report ranked it as the 29th best university in the USA.

  • It was ranked 39th in QS global University ranking.


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    1350 - 1530


    Neither required nor recommended

  • ACT Range

    31 - 3

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


As NYU belongs to the elite group of institutions in the USA, it's admission process is very competitive. The University follows a very selective admission process. For selection into NYU, you need to have a perfect academic background as well as a very high test score. The University also conducts its tests to judge the applicant.

New York University's admission process for each online program and blended courses are different at New York University. At New York University, the admission to each course and school is slightly different from one another as the course offered is from various colleges of New York University. In this section, one can understand the admission process in any of their chosen online program with New York University.

The application process is online, and the last date to apply is January 01.

The admission process consists of the following steps.

Step 1 -  Complete the online application form.

Step 2 -  Transcripts submission.

Step 3 -  Test scores  & resume submission.

Step -4 - Letters of recommendation & statement of purpose.

Step 5 -  Acceptance letter.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


Considering the quality of education the university provides, the tuition and fees at NYU are manageable with the financial assistance provided.

The total one year cost to attend the University comes out to be $73,566.

The net price is $39,935 and the average annual cost is $49,256.

The fee includes tuition fee and other costs like:

Books & supplies - $824

Room & board - $18,156

Other expenses - $2,758

For any further information about, we suggest you follow the official website or our tuition and programs page by clicking below.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


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Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    536 Graduates

  • Business/Commerce, General

    504 Graduates

  • Economics

    463 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    429 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    413 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    394 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    299 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    276 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    413 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    394 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    299 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    276 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    267 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    217 Graduates

  • Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

    125 Graduates

  • Journalism

    120 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    117 Graduates

  • Literature

    105 Graduates

  • Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

    102 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    94 Graduates

  • Business, Management, Marketing, an...

    94 Graduates

  • Music

    92 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    90 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    88 Graduates

  • Public Health

    87 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    84 Graduates

  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

    83 Graduates

  • History

    76 Graduates

  • Dental Support Services and Allied...

    76 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    65 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    63 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    59 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    55 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    55 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    53 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    50 Graduates

  • Nutrition Sciences

    47 Graduates

  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other

    46 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    45 Graduates

  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

    45 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, Other

    44 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    43 Graduates

  • Sociology

    41 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    40 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    38 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering

    38 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    37 Graduates

  • Dance

    37 Graduates

  • Social Work

    36 Graduates

  • Real Estate

    35 Graduates

  • Urban Studies/Affairs

    35 Graduates

  • Health Professions and Related Clin...

    35 Graduates

  • Physics

    31 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    31 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    28 Graduates

  • Engineering-Related Fields

    26 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    25 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    23 Graduates

  • Computer Software and Media Applica...

    13 Graduates

  • Public Administration and Social Se...

    11 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    11 Graduates

  • Applied Mathematics

    9 Graduates

  • Construction Engineering

    9 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    8 Graduates

  • Archeology

    7 Graduates

  • Graphic Communications

    6 Graduates

  • Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

    4 Graduates

  • Sustainability Studies

    4 Graduates

  • Education, General

    4 Graduates

  • Engineering Physics

    4 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    4 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    3 Graduates

  • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

    3 Graduates

  • Operations Research

    1 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    1 Graduates

  • General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

96% / 4%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


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In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$82,106 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,990/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

violet and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country




Swimming and Diving


Track and Field



Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country





Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Campus Security

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $18,684 per year for living on campus. The number of female and male students at the university are 42% and 58%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$15,837 - $28,812

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$164 - $299

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


As the cost of NYU is quite high, many prospective students won't be able to afford it. To solve this issue, the university provides various scholarships and aids to its eligible students.

Students can avail financial assistance in the form of loans, scholarships, and grants. Students have to fill FAFSA form in order to apply for the financial assistance program and determine eligibility.

If you have any queries regarding financial aid, you can contact the University via email, or their contact number, which is 212-998-4444. 

These are the following aids and scholarships available to the students.

Federal Aid provided includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-Study.

The average federal grants that a student receives are $5,069 and last year, 20% of students availed them.

The university provides Institutional Aid programs such as Merit-Based Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship, Barclays 9/11/01 Memorial Scholarship, Lewis Rudin City Scholarship, 9/11/01 Memorial Scholarship, Global Pathways Scholarship, Nursing Student Loan, and Health Professions Student Loan Program.

The average aid amount is $27,303 and last year, 44% of students availed them.

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