New York University

4,214 reviews
  1. New York, NY
  2. 4 Year
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    C-
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B+
New York University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
University Athletic Association
Address
70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012
Website

New York University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
35%
SAT Range
1240-1450
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$35,543/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,311/ year
  • $30-48k
    $27,272/ year
  • $49-75k
    $33,244/ year
  • $76-110k
    $39,445/ year
  • $110k+
    $50,276/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.192 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.193 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.193 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
23,715Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 115 responses
Report
  • Independent
    29%
  • Driven
    15%
  • Interesting
    12%
  • Eccentric
    11%
  • Hipster
    9%
  • Creative and full of ingenuity
    8%
  • Goal-oriented
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
63%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.281 responses
Poll
58%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.352 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 96 responses
Report
  • Global
    57%
  • Diverse
    17%
  • Expensive
    15%
  • Universal
    5%
  • Purple
    3%
  • Intelligence
    1%
  • Polarizing
    1%

After New York University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.90 responses

Reviews

4,214 reviews
  • Excellent
    945
  • Very Good
    1516
  • Average
    1295
  • Poor
    270
  • Terrible
    177
Going to school in the city is probably one of the best things about attending NYU. Even though there's no traditional campus there is still a sense of community and that's amazing to find in such a big place.
  • Senior
  • 3 hours ago
NYU is an amazing school that really lives up to it's name.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 days ago
A large city school where you can find family.
  • College Sophomore
  • 4 days ago