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
29,401
Undergraduates
12,173
Men - 41.4%
17,582
Women - 59.8%
29,711
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
12% of 100,662 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 5
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.8
SAT Math
750-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
720-770 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33-35 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$89,176
Tuition and Fees
$63,222
Room and Board
$20,272
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$59,903
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,388
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,890
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
44%
20-29
20%
30-39
8%
40-49
4%
50-99
7%
Over 100
2%
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New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
26.7%
Black/African-American
10.6%
Hispanic/Latino
22.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
29.6%
Unknown
5.4%
International Students
20.3% from 130 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
78.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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