New York University: Review & Facts

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New York University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 50,030 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1831 and is one of the 81 colleges located in New York City, New York.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
252
Good
New York University will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

New York University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 252 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Computer Science, Law, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
93%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at New York University is very high at 93% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at New York University is very good: 85%.

Student to faculty ratio at New York University is good: 10:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$47,800
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - about $45,300 per academic year. The additional fees at New York University not covered by tuition are nearly $2,500; this comes to $47,800 per year.

Read the details about New York University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
32%
Hard
As reported in recent data, 57,727 applications were submitted and 18,515 were accepted, so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at New York University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$12,600
High
New York University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at New York University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
New York University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 13,200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is very high -- nearly $12,600 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at New York University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, New York University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

New York University Location and Maps



Post Address: New York University, 70 Washington Sq South, New York City, New York 10012-1091, USA
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