New York University

New York University (NYU) is a private university in New York City, and one of the largest nonprofit universities in the country.

Many of NYU's faculty and alumni have received prestigious awards and honors. Among them are 36 Nobel Prize winners, 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, 10 National Medal of Science winners, three Abel Prize winners, 30 Academy Award winners, winners of the Russ, Draper, and Gordon Prizes, four Putnam Competition winners, Turing Award winners, and Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award winners.

NYU is highly regarded in the global academic community, and is consistently listed among the top-ranking universities in the country and the world by many publications. Academic Ranking of World Universities lists NYU at #27, Times Higher Education World University Rankings lists it at #40, and the QS World University Rankings lists it at #44 among the top institutions in the world. At the national level, Academic Ranking of World Universities lists NYU at #20, U.S. News & World Report lists it at #32, Washington Monthly lists it at #79, and Forbes magazine lists it at #56 among the top institutions in the country. Philosophical Gourmet Report ranks NYU's philosophy department as the #1 best philosophy department in the English-speaking world.

NYU is selective, and the admissions process is competitive. The majority of incoming students at NYU score between 29 and 31 on the ACT, and between 650 and 750 on all areas of the SAT. Almost all NYU students (96%) were in the top 25% of their high school class. The majority of incoming freshmen (65%) receive a financial aid package, the average value of which is $26,000.

Online Degrees at New York University
Through the Paul McGhee Division, NYU offers several undergraduate degree programs. These degrees are ideal for new students, as well as those that are seeking an undergraduate degree-completion program. NYU also offers an attractive selection of graduate degree and post-graduate degree certificates that can completely entirely online. Online distance learning degrees at NYU are a great option for students who have demanding work schedules or are unable to attend a campus-based college program for other reasons.

At the undergraduate level online degrees are available in general studies, social sciences, healthcare management, business, liberal arts and information systems management. At the graduate level, online degrees are available in human resource management, professional writing, and translation. Online graduate degrees are offered in benefits and compensation, business, enterprise risk management, human resource management, information technologies, real estate, strategy, leadership and executive coaching.

For non-degree seekers, NYU has several online noncredit offerings designed to help aspiring professionals and working adults enhance their knowledge and skills. Non-degree courses offer the same rigorous instruction as courses offered as part of online or campus-based degree programs.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (212) 998-1212
Address: 70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 22,000+ undergrad, 21,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Batchelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 36,643
Out-of-State Tuition $ 36,658
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 11 to 1
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Architectural History and Criticism
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Biological and Biomedical Sciences
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Cell Cellular Biology and Histology
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Neurobiology and Neurosciences
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Business Managerial Economics
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Hotel Motel Administration Management
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
International Business Trade Commerce
Labor and Industrial Relations
Real Estate
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Communication and Journalism
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General Communication and Journalism
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Communications Technology Technician
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology Technician
Computer Information Sciences
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Data Processing and Data Processing Technology Technician
Information Science Studies
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Art Teacher Education
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College Student Counseling
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Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education Of Individuals With Emotional Disturbances
Education Of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments
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English Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
General Science Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Kindergarten Preschool Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
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Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Teacher Education and Professional Development - Specific Subject Areas
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Operations Research
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
English Literature (british and Commonwealth)
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
Asian-american Studies
East Asian Studies
Ethnic Studies
Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
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Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Russian Studies
Western European Studies
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Child Development
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
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Hebrew Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
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Dental Laboratory Technology Technician
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling
Occupational Therapy Therapist
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant
Physical Therapy Therapist
Public Health
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Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
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Library and Information Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Computer Installation and Repair Technology Technician
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish Judaic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
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Experimental Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Personality Psychology
Social Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Urban Studies Affairs
Transportation and Materials Moving
Transportation and Materials Moving
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