#6 Best Private Colleges in New York

New York University

New York, New York

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Student Population
New York University overview
Location New York, New York
Online nyu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
New York University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 95,517 prospective students applied, and 12,380 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,097 enrolled in the school.  49,397 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,829 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $53,770 plus fees of $2,730. NYU is ranked 35 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



NYU is rated within the top 8% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
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SAT 1450/1570
ACT 32/35
GPA 3.79
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $80

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for New York University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$718
Other Fees$2,730
Room and Board $19,682
Budget for Other Expenses$2,846
Total One Year Cost$79,746

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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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