At a Glance
NYU has over 500,000 alumni, 50,000 students, and 22,000 employees worldwide.
NYU spends over $300 million annually on goods and services from vendors and contractors located in NYC.
With 22,500+ employees in NYC, NYU is one of the top 25 largest employers in New York City.
Since 2012, nearly 20% of NYU's incoming freshman classes have been first-generation college students.
NYU's incubators have supported 140+ start-up companies and developers.
NYU students, staff, and faculty have founded hundreds of start-ups such as Brooklinen and Clarifai through the University's resources for entrepreneurs.
NYU's start-up incubators have helped to create 3,200+ new jobs in New York State.
More than $4 million donated to NYU's workplace charitable giving program to support hundreds of local nonprofits and the United Way of NYC.
NYU students, staff, and faculty serve 1,200+ New York City nonprofit organizations annually.
Every year, NYU spends $10 million on public service activity, including events, seminars, and workshops for non-NYU-affiliated neighbors.
NYU students contribute 1.7 million hours of community engagement activity every year.
Nearly 30 products have been brought to market by industry partners based on technologies developed at NYU.
1,300+ patents have been granted to NYU researchers, more than half of which have been licensed to industry partners.
NYU attracts $400 million annually in support from foundations, governmental organizations, and other external sources.
NYU's carbon footprint has dropped by 29% since 2006. By 2025, the University plans to reduce its carbon footprint by 50%.
NYU students donate over 8+ tons annually of gently used, reusable items.
NYU maintains 2 million+ square feet of LEED-certified space.
NYU maintains urban landscapes in NYC that feature a wide variety of plants, with approx. 61 species of trees.