New York UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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New York, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$53,308

Avg tuition

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About New York University

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 16%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 94%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 85%

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

Ways to Learn

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.

Learning Environment

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

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57%

Female Student Population

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

53k

Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid 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
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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.