New York University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$55,384
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,499
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.891%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
12.5%
100,662 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
59,144
85.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
87.1%
5,279 Graduates

About

New York University is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at New York University were Management Science (623 degrees awarded), Social Work (520 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (385 degrees).

In 2022, 18,769 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New York University. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,302 degrees), 2.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2,562 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New York University is $55,384, which is $25,234 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at New York University is $55,384, which is $25,234 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,499.

In 2022, 51% of undergraduate students attending New York University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 24% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$55,384
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at New York University was $55,384. The cost of tuition at New York University is $25,234 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$29,499
2022 Value
42.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 New York University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,499. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of New York University grew by 42.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$19,682
Room and Board
$718
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New York University was of $19,682 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.28% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $718. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
24%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at New York University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 28.2% with respect to 2021, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.891%
2019 Default Rate
64
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at New York University was 0.891%, which represents 64 out of the 7186 total borrowers.

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Admissions

New York University received 100,662 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.39% annual growth. Out of those 100,662 applicants, 12,539 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 12.5% acceptance rate.

There were 59,144 students enrolled at New York University in 2022. 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

New York University has an overall enrollment yield of 49.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

12.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
12,539
Accepted Out of 100,662

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of New York University was 12.5% (12,539 admissions from 100,662 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 13%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.39%, while admissions grew by 1.28%..

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SAT Scores

26%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,627
Scores Submitted (2022)

26% of enrolled first-time students at New York University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

New York University had a total enrollment of 59,144 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at New York University is 50,670 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,474. This means that 85.7% of students enrolled at New York University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New York University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24.8% White, 16% Asian, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.37% Black or African American, 2.87% Two or More Races, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0778% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New York University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (13.1%), followed by Asian Female (11.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (15.2%), followed by White Male (9.01%) and Asian Female (6.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New York University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59,144 students. The full-time enrollment at New York University is 50,670 and the part-time enrollment is 8,474. This means that 85.7% of students enrolled at New York University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at New York University was 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), New York University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    14,660 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    9,486 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7,190 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at New York University is 24.8% White, 16% Asian, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.37% Black or African American, 2.87% Two or More Races, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0778% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,530 students (4.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3,421 more women than men received degrees from New York University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New York University is white (5,302 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2562 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at New York University is Management Science (623 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (520 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (385 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at New York University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (1,155 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (702 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (1,834 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New York University are Software developers (610,093 people), Other managers (228,901 people), Social workers, all other (161,928 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (144,952 people), and Computer occupations, all other (134,119 people).

The most specialized majors at New York University in 2022 are Legal (1,155 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (702 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (1,834 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (777 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,915 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New York University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,155 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (702 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (1,834 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (777 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,915 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New York University are Computer Systems Design (686,955 people), Elementary & secondary schools (399,040 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (300,345 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (172,390 people), and Insurance carriers (137,755 people).

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,155 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (702 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (1,834 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (777 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,915 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by New York University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 623 degrees awarded
  2. 520 degrees awarded
  3. 385 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at New York University was Management Science with 623 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7,674
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
11,095
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 7,674 degrees were awarded to men at New York University, which is 0.692 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (11,095).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 618 degrees were awarded to men at New York University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 2.27 times more than the 272 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 519 degrees were awarded to men at New York University in Other Research & Experimental Psychology, which is 4.55 times more than the 114 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

79%
100% Completion Time
88%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 79% of students graduating from New York University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 88% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 89% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (91.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at New York University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (91.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.59% of graduates (295 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,302 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2,562 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,236 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New York University is white (5,302 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2562 degrees).

5.54% of degree recipients (1,040 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    3,209 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,093 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1,494 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New York University is white female (3,209 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2093 degrees).

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Operations

New York University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.24B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.64%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, New York University had a total salary expenditure of 8.43B. New York University employs 1,200 Lecturers, 807 Professors and 372 Associate professors. Most academics at New York University are Male Lecturer (600), Female Lecturer (600), and Male Professor (542).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 1,190 employees, Research, with 1,084 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1,080 employees.

Endowment

$5.24B
2022 Endowment
8.49%
decline from 2021

New York University has an endowment valued at about $5.24B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of New York University declined 8.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.86B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $695M - Federal
  2. $16.4M - State
  3. $84.1M - Local

As of 2022, New York University received $695M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.4M from state grants and contracts, and $84.1M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.39B
2022 Salaries
9.29%
growth from 2021

In 2022, New York University paid a median of $4.39B in salaries, which represents 52% of their overall expenditure ($8.43B) and a 9.29% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$485M
Instructional Salaries
2,971
Number of Employees

In 2022, New York University paid a total of $485M to 2,971 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
1,200 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1,190 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at New York University were Lecturer with 1,200 employees, Professor with 807 employees, and Associate professor with 372 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,190 employees, Research with 1,084 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1,080 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Lecturer
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New York University was Male Lecturer with 600 employees, Female Lecturer with 600 employees, and Male Professor with 542 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at New York University.

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