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New York University

New York University

+1 212-998-1212

27 West Fourth Street New York, NY USA 10003

New York University (NYU) is a private research university, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. It was founded in 1831 by a group of New Yorkers, led by statesman Albert Gallatin, who believed that education should be open to all – not just the privileged few. NYU was established as an open, non-denominational university, dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and discovery. Its programs are world-renowned. Notable alumni include Oscar Award-winning director and screenwriter Martin Scorsese, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt.

Ranked 31 in the nation, NYU is a very selective school. Its acceptance rate is 21% and its graduation rate is 83%. Annual tuition for NYU is $56,500, plus fees. One of the largest private universities in America, NYU has a total student enrollment of over 50,000, representing most states and 133 countries. The university offers over 270 undergraduate areas of study and more than 350 postgraduate degree programs. It follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Although NYU is a large school in a big city, the university cultivates a close sense of community with its campuses in Greenwich Village and downtown Brooklyn. In addition to New York City’s resources, historical sites, and entertainment, the university produces many events, activities, and performances. When they’re not studying or walking along busy sidewalks to class, students might be engaging in one of 400 clubs or organizations. Or, they can enjoy physical activity through more than 40 varsity and club sports teams. The university also hosts many events around the year, designed to promote diversity and culture.

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