New York University, founded in 1831, is a private, comprehensive institution. Offering more than 2,500 courses, the undergraduate program aims to cultivate inquiry, creativity, and independent ambition in all students, and to challenge them intellectually, professionally, and personally. The main campus, located in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, has no walls or gates to maintain a connection to the surrounding city. Fourteen smaller schools within the university maintain their own traditions, programs, and faculty. NYU also has branch campuses in 10 countries on four continents, including Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
27,444
Undergraduates
11,719
Men - 42.7%
15,726
Women - 57.3%
25,331
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
21% of 80,210 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 5
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.71
SAT Math
738 average
700-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
701 average
670-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32 average
31-34 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$78,742
Tuition and Fees
$54,880
Room and Board
$19,244
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$41,094
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,676
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
3,010
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
16%
10-19
45%
20-29
20%
30-39
8%
40-49
3%
50-99
7%
Over 100
1%
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New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
25.5%
Black/African-American
11.1%
Hispanic/Latino
21.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
30%
Unknown
6.2%
International Students
23.6% from 130 countries
First-Year Students Returning
90.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
79.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.4%
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