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This College Will Be a Great Place to Learn About Other Cultures: High Ethnic Diversity.

Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own. New York University is ranked #183 in ethnic diversity nationwide, with a student body composition that is far above the national average. When available, the chart below also explores ethnic diversity among the faculty at NYU.

Not Bad if you Like the Ladies. Or Boys. Or Both.

Will you feel more comfortable on a campus with a balanced mix of males to females? At New York University, the male to female student ratio is above the national average of about 40:60, with a student body that is predominantly female. It is ranked at #1041 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 8,973 males and 13,525 females. Where available, the chart below also shows the male to female distribution among NYU's faculty.

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Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a regional college that primarily pulls students from within your home state? We've derived the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they attended college. 30% of the students attending New York University come from within the state, with the entire undergraduate body split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below. This puts NYU's level of geographic diversity far above the national average, and gives it a nationwide geographic diversity ranking of #46.

Is Everyone Here the Same Age as You?

Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age? Traditionally, undergraduate students range in age from 18 to 22. At New York University, 61% of students are in this age bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. The bar chart below shows the age distribution of the undergraduate student body at NYU.

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