#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

New York University

New York, New York

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Student Population
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Location New York, New York
Online nyu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in New York, New York, New York University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 71,834 prospective students applied, and 14,359 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,173 enrolled in the school.  43,140 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,707 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $49,256 plus fees of $2,572. NYU is ranked 38 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



NYU is rated within the top 9% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1310/1510
ACT 29/34
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for New York University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$824
Other Fees$2,572
Room and Board $18,156
Budget for Other Expenses$2,758
Total One Year Cost$73,566

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$76,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
86% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by New York University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Visual and Performing Arts 18%
Social Sciences 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Communication 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193900 IPEDS survey data for New York University.

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