New York University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at New York University is 10:1, and the school has 62.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at New York University include: Visual and Performing Arts; Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 91.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 22%
Social Sciences 14%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 13%
Health Professions and Related Programs 10%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Diploma, Associate, transfer-associate, terminal-associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - other, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 92%
4-year graduation rate 79%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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