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NYU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of NYU students.

NYU Student Population

52,775 Total Students
25,854 Undergraduates
18,193 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend New York University?

NYU total enrollment is approximately 52,775 students. 25,854 are undergraduates and 18,193 are graduate students.

NYU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time NYU undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

NYU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 6,293
White 5,722
Asian 5,072
Hispanic 4,309
Black or African American 2,222
Unknown 1,157
Multi-Ethnic 1,010
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 25

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NYU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

NYU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 7,163
White 5,511
Asian 2,028
Hispanic 1,390
Black or African American 883
Unknown 802
Multi-Ethnic 386
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

NYU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 14,838
International 14,591
Asian 8,380
Hispanic 6,749
Black or African American 3,750
Unknown 2,729
Multi-Ethnic 1,619
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 43

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

New York University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 12,935
Asian 3,077
Black or African American 2,668
Multi-Ethnic 282
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 36
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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NYU Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 30,345 female students and 22,430 male students at NYU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of NYU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  85.41 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about NYU faculty.

There are approximately 13,106 female teachers and 9,768 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

66.71% Out of State
16.83% Out of the Country

NYU ranks 86 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

66.71% of NYU students come from out of state, and 16.83% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 43 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 1,688
California 788
New Jersey 619
Florida 251
Massachusetts 188

International Students at NYU

Students from 148 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at NYU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.25% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  77.76 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At NYU, 44.25% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 11,683
22-24 11,175
18-19 10,939
25-29 10,561
30-34 3,538
35 and over 2,755
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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