New York University : Profile

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70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012
Website: www.nyu.edu
Location: Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Get a snapshot of New York University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Great cities are engines of creativity, and New York University takes its name and spirit from one of the busiest, most diverse and dynamic cities of all. The University lives within New York and other great cities, from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai, Paris to Prague, Sydney to Buenos Aires-all magnets for talented, ambitious people. Thriving beyond borders and across academic disciplines, NYU has emerged as one of the most networked and extensive worldwide platform for learning, teaching, researching, building knowledge, and inventing new ways to meet humanity's challenges. Its students, faculty and alumni feed off the stimulating power of swirling intellectual and cultural experiences by mastering academic disciplines, expressing themselves in the arts, and excelling in demanding professions. New York University's mission is to be a top quality international center of scholarship, teaching and research. This involves retaining and attracting outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students, and providing an intellectually rich environment. NYU seeks to take academic and cultural advantage of its location and to embrace diversity among faculty, staff and students to ensure a wide range of perspectives, including international perspectives, in the educational experience.

School Characteristics

Student Population
43746 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 28 Average SAT: 610

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 49274
Retention Rate: 92%
Graduation Rate: 4786

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

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Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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