New York University

New York University Ranking

country rank: 20
world rank: 22

University Overview

New York University ranking was established in 1831 as a non-profit private higher education organization in the urban environment of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. There are also branch campuses for this institution in the following cities: Shanghai and Abu Dhabi. New York University ranking (NYU) is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. New York University (NYU) provides courses and services leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or base degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 189-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution has an acceptance scale of 20-30%, rendering it a very selective institution. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. NYU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

New York University Ranking

University Identity

Name New York University
Acronym NYU
Founded 1831
Motto Perstare et praestare To persevere and to excel
Colours Violet and white

University Location

Address 70 Washington Square South New York City 10012-1091 New York United States
Tel +1 (212) 998 1212
Fax +1 (212) 995 4902
Other locations Abu Dhabi, Shanghai

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 22 Washington Square North New York City 10011-9108 (212) 998 4500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes New York University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,371,495 physical volumes, 282,917 physical media, 433,243 digital/electronic medium and 1,152 licensed digital/electronic databases. New York University's library has 9 branches.
Housing Yes New York University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 13,109 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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