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New York University Admissions

NYU admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 20%. Students that get into NYU have an average SAT score between 1310-1510 or an average ACT score of 29-34. The regular admissions application deadline for NYU is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the NYU early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
20%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
30%
Total Applicants
71,834
SAT Range
1310-1510
SAT Reading
650-720
SAT Math
660-790
Students Submitting SAT
65%
ACT Range
29-34
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
36%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$80
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Neither required nor recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
61%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.150 responses
Poll
70%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.150 responses