New York University

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world rank  19

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University Overview

Established in 1831, New York University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Abu Dhabi, Shanghai. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, New York University (NYU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution. New York University (NYU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 189 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NYU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NYU
Founded 1831
Motto Perstare et praestare
To persevere and to excel
Colours Violet and white

University Location

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York City
10012-1091 New York
United States
Tel +1 (212) 998 1212
Fax +1 (212) 995 4902
Other locations Abu Dhabi, Shanghai

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 22 Washington Square North
New York City 10011-9108
(212) 998 4500

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to New York University's Library
New York University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,371,495 physical volumes, 282,917 physical media, 433,243 digital/electronic medium and 1,152 licensed digital/electronic databases. New York University's library has 9 branches.
Housing Yes
New York University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 13,109 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020