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New York University
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

70 WASHINGTON SQ SOUTH
NEW YORK, NY 10012
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
University Athletic Association
From New York University

NYU is the University without walls. We remove the boundary between your classroom & the real world to open limitless opportunities. That’s why NYU has become one of the most influential universities in the world with campuses in 15 major cities across the globe. Our global network directly serves our students by allowing a rich academic experience led by renowned faculty with accolades ranging from the Nobel Prize to Grammy Awards. But our community is more than a list of cities & awards. Since our beginning, we’ve been champions of diversity, access, & inclusion, creating one of the most diverse student bodies with no single ethnic majority & students from over 150 countries. NYU is for risk-takers; for the bold, the curious, the innovative, for those that see a problem & find the solution simply because “we have to.” We have produced some of the brightest minds, ground-breaking research, & most influential people capable of being comfortable anywhere & effective everywhere.

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New York University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 5
Acceptance Rate
13%
SAT Range
1450-1570
ACT Range
32-35
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$50,991 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,047 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 329 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 394 responses
41%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 393 responses

Majors

The NYU Promise: Meeting 100% Demonstrated Need

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NYU is dedicated to reducing financial barriers to higher education for the talented students who enroll at NYU each year. We are committed to meeting the full demonstrated financial need of all students that enter as first year undergraduates admitted to our New York campus ensuring access to one of the most global and prestigious research universities in the world.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
27,642 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,130
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 287 responses
  • Driven
    22%
  • Independent
    19%
  • Goal-oriented
    13%
  • Interesting
    11%
  • Creative and full of ingenuity
    8%
  • Hipster
    7%
  • Eccentric
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
59%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 473 responses
Poll
54%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 554 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 287 responses
  • Global
    42%
  • Diverse
    19%
  • Expensive
    15%
  • Universal
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Unique
    3%
  • Purple
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$61,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
87%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 208 responses

New York University Reviews

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