New York University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$47,942
2.9% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$36,256
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
2.25%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
27.7%
64,007 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
51,123
82.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
84.4%
3,592 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 General Business (503 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (502 degrees), and Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (437 degrees).

In 2017, 16,773 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New York University. 56.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (5,680 degrees), 2.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2252 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New York University is $47,942, which is $21,442 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New York University is $47,942, which is $21,442 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,256.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$47,942
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at New York University was $47,942. The cost of tuition at New York University is $21,442 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$36,256
2017 Value
3.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 New York University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,256. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of New York University grew by 3.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,578
Room and Board
$1,070
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New York University was of $17,578 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,070. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.0114% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at New York University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.64% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.
2.25%
2016 Default Rate
182
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at New York University was 2.25%, which represents 182 out of the 8079 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 64,007 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.41% annual growth. Out of those 64,007 applicants, 17,707 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 27.7% acceptance rate.

There were 51,123 students enrolled at New York University in 2017, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

New York University has an overall enrollment yield of 34%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

27.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
17,707
Accepted Out of 64,007

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of New York University was 27.7% (17,707 admissions from 64,007 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 31.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.41%, while admissions declined by -8.5%.

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SAT Scores

59%
Submission Percentage
3,566
Scores Submitted

59% of enrolled first-time students at New York University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

New York University has a total enrollment of 51,123 students. The full-time enrollment at New York University is 42,324 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,799. This means that 82.8% of students enrolled at New York University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New York University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.7% White, 15.1% Asian, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.56% Black or African American, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.135% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.113% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at New York University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (17.7%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Asian Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (15.5%), followed by White Male (12.1%) and Asian Female (5.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New York University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51,123 students. The full-time enrollment at New York University is 42,324 and the part-time enrollment is 8,799. This means that 82.8% of students enrolled at New York University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2017 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 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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
    16,196
  2. Asian
    7,738
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5,395

The enrolled student population at New York University is 31.7% White, 15.1% Asian, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.56% Black or African American, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.135% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.113% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 3,392 students (6.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 2137 more women than men received degrees from New York University. The majority of degree recipients at New York University are white (5,680 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2252 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New York University is General Business (503 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (502 degrees) and Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (437 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 (1,011 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,901 degrees), and Math & Statistics (409 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 Elementary & middle school teachers (174,598 people), Social workers, all other (167,506 people), Other managers (128,511 people), Postsecondary teachers (114,765 people), and Graphic designers (91,666 people).

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,011 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,901 degrees), Math & Statistics (409 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (904 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (131 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 Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Sales managers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,011 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,901 degrees), Math & Statistics (409 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (904 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (131 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 (340,247 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (219,752 people), Computer Systems Design (127,502 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (123,770 people), and Individual & family services (106,725 people).

The most specialized majors at New York University are Legal (1,011 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (1,901 degrees), Math & Statistics (409 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (904 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (131 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. 503 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 502 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 437 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New York University was General Business with 503 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 7,318
  2. 9,455

In 2017, 7,318 degrees were awarded to men at New York University, which is 0.774 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (9,455).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 694 degrees were awarded to men at New York University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.85 times more than the 376 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 513 degrees were awarded to women at New York University in Social Work, which is 5.18 times more than the 99 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

81%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 81% of students graduating from New York University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (88.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New York University is Female and Asian (88.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 11.7% of graduates (421 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,680 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2,252 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,361 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New York University is white (5,680 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2252 degrees).

7.95% of degree recipients (1,334 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,347 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,333 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1,214 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New York University is white female (3,347 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,333 degrees).

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Operations

New York University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.08B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $464M (11.4%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, New York University had a total salary expenditure of $5.92B. New York University employs 1,026 No academic ranks, 867 Professors, and 523 Associate professors. Most academics at New York University are Male Professors (611), Male No academic ranks(518), and Female No academic ranks (508).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York University are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1473 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 1183 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1038 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.08B
2017 Endowment
13.6%
growth from 2016

New York University has an endowment valued at about $4.08B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of New York University grew 13.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.79B 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. $430M - Federal
  2. $19.8M - State
  3. $9.14M - Local

As of 2017, New York University received $430M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $19.8M from state grants and contracts, and $9.14M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.83B
2017 Salaries
7.89%
growth from 2016

In 2017, New York University paid a median of $2.83B in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($5.92B) and a 7.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12% growth from 2015 and a 11.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$414M
Instructional Salaries
3,034
Number of Employees

In 2017, New York University paid a total of $414M to 3,034 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
1026 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1473 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at New York University were No academic rank with 1,026 employees; Professor with 867 employees; and Professor with 523 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New York University were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,473 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 1,183 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,038 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New York University was Male Professor with 611 employees, Male No academic rank with 518 employees, and Female No academic rank with 508 employees.

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