26,417
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,532
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
27
27%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

New York University is a University institution located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 383 Lafayette Street
New York, NY  10003
United States
Contact Kristy Materasso
Undergraduate Admissions Processing Center
Email: admissions@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-4500
Fax: 212-995-4902

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Area Studies Related Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Related Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Related Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering Related Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
English Literature (British And Commonwealth) Checkmark
Literature Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Foreign Languages Related Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Related Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Related Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Related Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64,007
Applied
17,707
Accepted
26,417
Enrolled
28%
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Female Admissions

37,650
Females Applied
10,347
Females Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

26,357
Males Applied
7,360
Males Accepted
28%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
3.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition or a portfolio for some specific programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 685 650 730
SAT Math 697 640 760
ACT Composite 31 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,256
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Fees

2,572
Full-time student fees
18,156
Room & board
13,166
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

34,532
Avg. Financial Aid Package
37,805
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,480
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,233
Avg. Loan Aid
6,167
Avg. Grant Aid
29,971
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

26,417
Total undergrad students
19%
International Students
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.57%
Black or African American 6.05%
White or Caucasian 30.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 19.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 4.52%
Other 6.06%

Gender

Male (42.79%)
Female (57.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 43%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Clubfest, Asian Heritage Month and StrawberryFest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour security in residence halls

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

6,498
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,965
Part-time - 3,533
Male - 3,588
Female - 2,910