SAT Range 1,250 - 1,470
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New York University is a Private not-for-profit school located in New York, NY. New York University has a total enrollment of 50,027 with a graduation rate of 84% and a student/faculty ratio of 10:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The New York University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend New York University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$35,106
Avg. price for students living on campus$69,710
Avg. price for students living off campus$69,710


Total applicants57,727
Total admissions18,515
Admission rate32%
Application fee$70
Average staff salary$124,227

25th percentile score

SAT math630
SAT reading620
SAT writing630
ACT composite29

75th percentile score

SAT math750
SAT reading720
SAT writing730
ACT composite32

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The New York University data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.