New York University

country rank : 15

world rank     : 15

University Overview


Established in 1831, New York University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Abu Dhabi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, New York University (NYU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 186 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)



Perstare et praestare To persevere and to excel

Violet and white

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 30-40%

Admission Office
22 Washington Square North
New York City 10011-9108
+1 (212) 998 4500


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to New York University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar




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


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