New York University, USA

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Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

New York University (NYU) is a research-based private university situated in the city of New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi. The university was first established in 1831 in Greenwich Village, New York and later spread into various parts of the country. At present, they have 12 academic centres in the USA that offer admission to both local and international students. It secured rank 43 in the QS world ranking list and is affiliated with the Association of American Universities as well as the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The campuses of NYU are well-developed and fully-equipped with all the facilities for students. The Wahington Square Campus has an interior space of five million square feet and a faculty of 1,700+ to guide and help students in their learning process. More than 50,000 students become a part of NYU every year. NYU offers 2,700+ courses to students in the fields of art, science, medicine, commerce, management, etc. A customised degree option is available for students under the College of Arts and Science, students get a chance to select their electives and formulate the degree according to interests.

Accomplishments & Alumni

NYU supports young researchers and scholars by providing them with grants and work-study opportunities to support their education. It has a glorious alumni list who are now employed with the best organisations in the world as leaders in their respective fields. The university has also produced some of the world’s most recognized celebrities and has a number of Nobel Prize and Oscar winners as faculty. Some of the most notable alumni of NYU include Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Angelina Jolie, Lady Gaga, Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Chris Evans etc.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Students from around 183 countries become a part of NYU every year. It has a dedicated Centre for Multicultural Education and Programs, which is responsible for the promotion of activities that promote and celebrate diversity. From social events to educational programmes, the organization helps bring all communities together on NYU. The university not only attracts the most talented students but some of the top companies and organizations look to NYU for hiring talented young graduates who have zeal for excellence and innovation.

COVID-19 Response

Against the backdrop of the pandemic, NYU is looking at a multifaceted health and safety plan for its students, faculty and staff. The university is providing flexible teaching and learning methods to cater to the challenges faced by the community. With guidance from various health authorities and experts, NYU's response to COVID-19 are as follows:

  • For students enrolled in full-time programmes, Active SEVIS will remain valid.

  • The university will be back on campus for fall 2020. Undergraduate students should be on campus between August 31 and September 1 and classes will commence on September 2.

  • Fall classes will be conducted in three modes: remote, blended and in-person. 

  • If on-campus, physical distancing and wearing a face covering are required.

  • On-campus student employment will be limited to up to 20 hours per week during the Fall semester. 

  • All students travelling from outside the US are required to arrive early and self-isolate for 14 days before starting their classes.

  • NYU has also introduced the Daily COVID-19 Screener for Campus Access before entering an NYU building.

  • For fall 2020, student seating will be assigned for the semester in all blended and in-person classes.

New York University Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Private, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - $54,394 (2021-22)

Masters - $61,908 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Summer, Spring & Fall

Average GPA Requirement

3.62

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1440; ACT - 30; IELTS - 7.5; TOEFL - 100; GRE - 326; GMAT - 760

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts, English language proficiency test scores

Admissions Deadlines

Regular Decision - Dec 1/Oct 15

Rolling Admissions - After April 1/Oct 15

Priority Decisions - Sept 15

Percentage of International Students

35%

Size of Campus (in acres)

230

Alumni Worldwide

600k+

Females to Males Ratio

57:43

Average Salary after 10 Years

$60,100 (Annual)

New York University Global University Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

NA

27

30

32

QS

42

35

39

43

52

Times Higher Education (THE)

26

26

29

27

27

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

29

28

28

28

New York University Global Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Global MBA

19

22

22

19

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

10

12

12

Times Higher Education (THE)

15

17

15

13

U.S. News & World Report - Finance MBA

3

3

3

3

U.S. News & World Report - Entrepreneurship MBA

20

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Graduate Business School

10

12

12

13

U.S. News & World Report - MBA Business Analytics

8

NA

NA

NA

Financial Times Global MBA

NA

22

25

23

Computer Science

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

36

33

24

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

NA

NA

NA

30

Engineering

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

95

101

145

Times Higher Education (THE)

79

65

79

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PG

76

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PG

64

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PG

50

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Aerospace Engineering PG

49

NA

NA

NA

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

U.S. News & World Report 

6

NA

NA

NA

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

NA

7

9

9

12

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New York University, USA Scholarship

Scholarships at NYU for International Students

NYU offers several scholarship options to new students, current NYU undergraduates, graduates and scholarships from external sources. 

Merit-Based Scholarships

NYU grants a limited number of merit-based scholarships to applicants whose families are unable to pay the full tuition fee at the university. All students applying to the university will automatically be considered for the same provided the admissions application is submitted on time. 

Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students at NYU

Need-Based Scholarships

All undergraduate international students will be required to complete the following in order to apply for the need-based scholarships at NYU:

  • Common Application

  • CSS Profile

Arch Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to applicants who need financial help and want to have a positive impact on the world. The grant is renewable over four years of study at NYU. The scholarships aim to introduce students to career options and help them develop various skills to face the professional world. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships

MLK scholarships are awarded to incoming first-year students with remarkable academic achievement, leadership and commitment to humanitarianism, social progress and community service. 

Global Pathways Scholarships

This a need-based award of up to $4,000 per semester. Applicants must have a current FAFSA recorded with the university. Awards are offered in June for the fall semester and November for the Spring Semester.

While these need and merit-based scholarships are available for undergraduate international students at NYU, colleges and schools at the university also offer exclusive scholarships to students. 

Scholarships for International Graduate Students at NYU

International Student Scholarship

Awarded by the NYU School of Professional Studies, international student scholarships are awarded to international students on F-1 visas with outstanding academic backgrounds. Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the graduate programme in Global Affairs and pursue the full-time MS in Global Affairs for two years leading to the completion of the degree. The scholarship awards approximately $7,500 to $15,000 annually to selected students.

Eligibility: 

  • Must submit the complete application for admission by the Early Decision deadline of October 1 for Spring candidates and by January for Fall candidates.

  • Along with the application, candidates must submit copies of all transcripts demonstrating their academic record, one letter of recommendation, three essay questions and your financial need.

In order to be eligible for scholarships at NYU, international students must complete all required financial aid forms by the given deadlines for the current academic year. This means all international students who require scholarships/financial aid must complete the CSS profile. 

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