NYU – Factsheet (2022)

The biggest private institution in the country New York University was established in 1831. The University runs 11 global academic centres, research programmes in more than 25 countries, and campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai that grant degrees. With more than 19,000 workers, New York University ranks among the biggest employers in New York City.

New York University Facts

Founding DateApril 18, 1831
Official Color Violet
Endowment $5.8 billion (2021)
University Budget$15.23 billion (2021)
Total Faculty11,498 (Full Time: 7,041, Part Time: 4,457)
Graduate & Professional 18,300
Noncredit Programs5,576
Acceptance rate12.8% (2023)
Undergraduate Tution$54,880
Research Spending$947 million (2020)

NYU Schools & Colleges

  • College of Arts and Science
  • Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • School of Law
  • College of Dentistry
  • Tandon School of Engineering
  • School of Medicine
  • Tisch School of the Arts
  • College of Nursing
  • Graduate School of Arts and Science
  • Institute of Fine Arts
  • Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Professional Studies
  • Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
  • Silver School of Social Work
  • Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • School of Global Public Health
  • Liberal Studies
  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

Faculty Awards & Honours

*data since 2000.

Name of HonourNumbers
Nobel Prize5
Pulitzer Prize 5
Abel Prize4
MacArthur “Genius” Fellows9
Elected to the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering36

NYU Students Demographics

*data from the Fall Freshman Class of 2023.

Asian/Pacific Islander19%
African American9%
International 24%


How much does NYU spends on research?

NYU spent $947 million on research in 2020 year.

What is the budget of NYU?

For year 2021, NYU’s budget is $3.77 billion.

How many students study in NYU?

NYU has a total of 53,576 students, out of which 29,700 ate undergraduates & 18,300 are graduates or professionals.

What is the tution fee of NYU?

As of 2021, Tution fee at NYU for Undergraduate degree is $54,880.

How many students got Pell Grant at NYU?

Almost 19% of the students were eligible for Pell Grant in the Freshman Class (Class of 2023- NY).

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