New York University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$52,204
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$45,417
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.74%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
21.1%
80,210 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
52,775
83.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
87.8%
5,131 Graduates

About

New York University is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New York University were Liberal Arts & Sciences (566 degrees awarded), Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (464 degrees), and Digital Communication & Multimedia (440 degrees).

In 2020, 18,524 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New York University. 58.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,578 degrees), 2.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2435 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New York University is $52,204, which is $23,575 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New York University is $52,204, which is $23,575 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $45,417.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$52,204
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at New York University was $52,204. The cost of tuition at New York University is $23,575 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$45,417
2020 Value
20.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 New York University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $45,417. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of New York University grew by 20.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,684
Room and Board
$752
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New York University was of $18,684 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $752. The cost of room and board increased by 2.91% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 8.74% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at New York University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 25.5% with respect to 2019, when 47% 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.
1.74%
2018 Default Rate
127
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at New York University was 1.74%, which represents 127 out of the 7310 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

New York University received 80,210 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.941% annual growth. Out of those 80,210 applicants, 16,918 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 21.1% acceptance rate.

There were 52,775 students enrolled at New York University in 2020, and 64% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

New York University has an overall enrollment yield of 39.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

21.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
16,918
Accepted Out of 80,210

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of New York University was 21.1% (16,918 admissions from 80,210 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 16.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 0.941%, while admissions grew by 31.4%.

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SAT Scores

64%
Submission Percentage
4,277
Scores Submitted

64% of enrolled first-time students at New York University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

New York University has a total enrollment of 52,775 students. The full-time enrollment at New York University is 44,047 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,728. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at New York University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New York University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.1% White, 15.9% Asian, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.11% Black or African American, 3.07% Two or More Races, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0815% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New York University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (12.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (10.3%) and Asian Female (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.8%), followed by White Male (12.5%) and Asian Female (6.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New York University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52,775 students. The full-time enrollment at New York University is 44,047 and the part-time enrollment is 8,728. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at New York University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2020 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 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), New York University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    14,838
  2. Asian
    8,380
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6,749

The enrolled student population at New York University is 28.1% White, 15.9% Asian, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.11% Black or African American, 3.07% Two or More Races, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0815% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% 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, 2,729 students (5.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 3288 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 (5,578 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2435 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New York University is Liberal Arts & Sciences (566 degrees awarded), followed by Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (464 degrees) and Digital Communication & Multimedia (440 degrees).

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 (1,015 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,871 degrees), and Math & Statistics (598 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New York University are Social workers, all other (163,126 people), Other managers (139,671 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (120,748 people), Postsecondary teachers (115,631 people), and Secondary school teachers (102,651 people).

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,015 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,871 degrees), Math & Statistics (598 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (914 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (140 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New York University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,015 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,871 degrees), Math & Statistics (598 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (914 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (140 degrees).

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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 Elementary & secondary schools (338,891 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (229,416 people), Computer Systems Design (133,609 people), Individual & family services (116,501 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (107,339 people).

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,015 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,871 degrees), Math & Statistics (598 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (914 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (140 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 566 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 464 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 440 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New York University was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 566 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7,618
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
10,906
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 7,618 degrees were awarded to men at New York University, which is 0.699 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (10,906).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 683 degrees were awarded to men at New York University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 2.37 times more than the 288 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 550 degrees were awarded to women at New York University in Social Work, which is 6.4 times more than the 86 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 76% of students graduating from New York University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (92.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New York University is Female and Asian (92.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.03% of graduates (207 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,578 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2,435 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,811 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New York University is white (5,578 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2435 degrees).

5.79% of degree recipients (1,072 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,366 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,212 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1,407 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New York University is white female (3,366 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,212 degrees).

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Operations

New York University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.58B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $410M (8.95%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, New York University had a total salary expenditure of $7.48B. New York University employs 1,132 Professors, 782 Assistant professors, and 767 Associate professors. Most academics at New York University are Male Professors (761), Male Associate professors(422), and Female Assistant professors (419).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1171 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 1111 employees, and Research with 1019 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.58B
2020 Endowment
8.52%
growth from 2019

New York University has an endowment valued at about $4.58B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of New York University grew 8.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.28B 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. $473M - Federal
  2. $32M - State
  3. $81.3M - Local

As of 2020, New York University received $473M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $32M from state grants and contracts, and $81.3M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.83B
2020 Salaries
6.86%
growth from 2019

In 2020, New York University paid a median of $3.83B in salaries, which represents 51.1% of their overall expenditure ($7.48B) and a 6.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.1% growth from 2018 and a 10.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$458M
Instructional Salaries
3,021
Number of Employees

In 2020, New York University paid a total of $458M to 3,021 employees working as instructors, which represents 12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
1132 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1171 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at New York University were Professor with 1,132 employees; Assistant professor with 782 employees; and Assistant professor with 767 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York University were Office and Administrative Support with 1,171 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,111 employees; and Research with 1,019 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New York University was Male Professor with 761 employees, Male Associate professor with 422 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 419 employees.

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

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