FINANCIAL AID RATE51%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO9:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE96
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
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New York University (NYTS)
475 Riverside Dr Ste 500, New York, NY
New York University's main campus is located in Greenwich Village. It is a private, non-sectarian, research university and the largest non-profit institution of higher learning in the US. Study abroad facilities are located in a wide variety of countries around the globe. New sites are planned for Abu Dhabi in 2010 and Washington DC in 2012.
New York University was established on April 18, 1831 by bankers, merchants and traders in order to provide young men with a higher education. They were to be admitted on merit alone, with no focus on social status or birthright.
On April 12, 1831, the New York State Legislature gave the school its charter and it was incorporated as the University of the City of New York. The name was changed to New York University in 1896 by popular demand. The first students were welcomed in 1832 and attended classes in rented rooms of Clinton Hall.
New York University is ranked 22nd of the world's top universities by the Global University Ranking. It is made up of 16 colleges, institutions and schools. When the university was founded, the only school was the College of Arts and Science.
Undergraduate schools include:
- Education of Human Development
- Gallatin School of Individualized Study
- School of Social Work
- Stunhardt School of Culture
- Polytechnic Institute of New York University
- Stern School of Business
- Tisch School of Arts
Postgraduate schools include:
- Institute of Fine Arts
- College of Nursing
- College of Dentistry
- Institute of Study of the Ancient World
- School of Law
- Courant School of Mathematical Sciences
- School of Medicine
- School of Continuing and Professional Studies
- Graduate School of Arts and Science
- Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York University is the only private university in the US with two medical schools, as it also awards the degrees for Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
New York State University's buildings are situated on approximately 229 acres between 14th Street in the north, Broadway on the east, Avenue of the Americas to the west and Houston Street to the south. Washington Square Park is the core of New York University's buildings and has been since 1970. The Washington Square Arch is the unofficial symbol of the University.
During the 1990s, New York University became a double square university when a second community was established around Union Square. Other campuses and facilities include but are not limited to:
- Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
- New York University Medical Center
- Belleview Hospital Center
New York University's sports teams are known as the Violets. Their colors are violet and white. Dictated by geography and history, Columbia University are their rival. The University's team mascot is the bobcat. Most of New York University's sport teams participate in the University Athletic Association and the NCAA's Division III.
The governing student body at New York University is the Student Senators Council. The University has more than 350 clubs and organizations for students on campus. These include fraternities, sororities, sports teams and those that focus on arts, culture and entertainment.
New York University first formed a Greek community in 1837. Greek life at New York University is governed by four boards.
New York is known as The City That Never Sleeps and there is much to see and do. Take in a festival, enjoy nightlife, enjoy a Broadway show or visit Rockefeller Center or Central Park.
There are an abundance of free venues, such as Central Park Stage, Brooklyn Museum, BB King Blues Club and Grill, Studio Museum of Harlem, Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum. Be sure to check times for free admission and also check out other free venues. There's something for everyone in New York City.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students NYTS accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at New York University is around 52,000 students. The student body is made up of 52% undergraduate students and 12% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $51,000-$61,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- Per unit charges are around $1,600 for part time students
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||51%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||45%||$29,832|
|Receiving Student Loans||31%||$7,683|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, New York University may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: New York University at Bellevue Hospital Center
- Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) & Supervisory CPE Program
- * Accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (since 2006)
- Radiology Technician Program
- * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1975)
Campus: New York University
- Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Dietetics Program
- Endodontics Program
- Graduate Teacher Education Program
- Health Services Administration Program
- Law Program
- Medical (M.D.) Program
- Nurse Midwifery Education Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
- Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Program
- Pediatric Dentistry Program
- Periodontics Program
- Prosthodontics Program
- Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program
- Speech-Language Pathology Program
New York University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (University Athletic Association)
- Basketball (University Athletic Association)
- Track and Field (University Athletic Association)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by New York University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in Rochester, NY (0.3 miles away)
- The New School in New Rochelle, NY (0.4 miles away)
- Metropolitan College of New York in Hamilton, NY (0.7 miles away)
- Touro College in Brooklyn, NY (0.9 miles away)
- Pace University - New York in Oneonta, NY (1 miles away)
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