New York University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New York, NY

$53,308

Avg tuition

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About New York University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

New York University is located in New York City and has an annual enrollment of over 53,000 students. The private, nonprofit school's acceptance rate is 16%, and its graduation rate is 85%. NYU features more than 270 undergraduate study areas and nearly 100 graduate programs, including nearly 30 online programs. NYU has roughly 150 centers and institutes and 11 global academic centers around the world. Online and on-campus students can access over 300 active groups and organizations.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

16% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1350-1530

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 30-34

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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53k

Students Enrolled

10%

Online Student Enrollment

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

29%

Non-U.S. Citizen

29%

Asian

15%

Hispanic

12%

Black

7%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

20% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

48

Total Online Enrollment

5,468

Student Location Breakout

10% 90%

Percent of Programs Online

91% On-campus

9% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 27% online

Bachelor's 3% online

Graduate Certificate 13% online

Master's 14% online

Doctorate 2% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

9%

Institution Grant Aid

46%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,396
State Grant Aid $4,918
Institution Grant Aid $31,050
Pell Grant Aid $5,082

Financial Outlook

$56k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.