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New York University – Tuition & Success Analysis

New York, NY

New York University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 25,314

Average annual cost of attendance: $36,419

(National Median: $16,300)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,250

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: None

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New York University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $23,592

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $24,162

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $31,944

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $38,486

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $51,088


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by New York University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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New York University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 83%

(National Median: 42%)

Students returning after first year: 93%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $59,600

(National Median: $34,100. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 76%

New York University Admissions

New York University Acceptance Rate: 32%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 630 to 750

SAT Critical Reading: 620 to 720

SAT Writing: 630 to 730

ACT English: N/A to N/A

ACT Math: N/A to N/A

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to New York University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

New York University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 22%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 38%

Typical student debt: $23,250

Typical monthly loan payment: $240

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Majors at New York University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at New York University:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 4%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 14%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 5%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 2%
  • Engineering – 5%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 1%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 9%
  • History – 1%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 9%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 1%
  • Social Sciences – 15%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 19%

For more information about the various majors at New York University, visit their website.

New York University Diversity


Overall Composition at New York University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend New York University full time:  96%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend New York University part time:  4%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at New York University:  4%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 20%

Black: 5%

Hispanic: 12%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 17%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 8%

White: 34%

New York University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.2 based on data of 3,352 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.1 based on data of 3,495 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 20.7

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 18.2 based on data of 3,352 schools.