In a record year with more than 60,000 students applying to NYU, the University has offered admission to 31% of the applicants for the Class of 2019, down from 34% last year. Of the more than 18,500 admitted, just shy of 2,500 applied to NYU under its Early Decision program. It is believed that more students applied to NYU Early Decision – over 7,700 – than any other college or university in the U.S.

In a record year with more than 60,000 students applying to NYU, the University has offered admission to 31% of the applicants for the Class of 2019, down from 34% last year. Of the more than 18,500 admitted, just shy of 2,500 applied to NYU under its Early Decision program. It is believed that more students applied to NYU Early Decision – over 7,700 – than any other college or university in the U.S.

Those admitted during the regular decision process now have until May 1 to confirm their intent to enroll.

Students were admitted from all 50 states and a record-breaking 139 countries. Next fall’s freshman class in New York City will total approximately 5,600, while roughly 310 and 300 will arrive at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai respectively. An additional 250 or so are expected to begin their freshman year studying away at one NYU's global academic centers in Florence, London, Paris, and for the first time ever, Washington, DC.

Between 15-20% of NYU's freshmen are expected to be the first generation in their families to receive a four-year college degree.