We get it; we’re parents too. But don’t worry, Mom and Dad: Your son or daughter will be in great hands at NYU. And it all starts in the classroom. We’re the largest independent research university in the United States, featuring world-class academics, faculty, and resources. Our two New York City campuses — Greenwich Village and Downtown Brooklyn — are located in culturally diverse, safe, and exciting neighborhoods. Meanwhile, our campuses in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai are equally inspiring. They offer their own unique cultural and educational experiences, preparing students to succeed and lead in an increasingly interconnected world.

In addition, parents, you can be rest assured that while a rich collegiate life is important at NYU, so is our students’ health and well-being — something we take very seriously.

Virtual Events Just For Parents

The college search process is naturally full of questions and anxiety. But now more than ever, we recognize the importance of support not just for our applicants, but for their parents, too. NYU for Parents allows you to gain valuable insight and answers from our panel of experts, including representatives from, student success, financial education, and the NYU Parent group.

Academics

With more than 230 academic programs that span the arts, humanities, business, and the sciences, NYU has something to satisfy just about any calling. And while we’re large in offerings, we’re close-knit in how we educate, as many of our departments collaborate to ensure our students receive a well-rounded education across multiple disciplines. In addition, since we’re located in three of the world’s great business centers, our students have an amazing wealth of internship and other hands-on learning opportunities that other students can only dream about.

Fast Facts

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$64,895

Average Starting Salary for NYU Graduates With a BS or BA

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95.2%

Class of 2019 Graduates Employed or in Graduate School Post Commencement

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>$37,000

Average Scholarship Amount Awarded to First-Years

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92%

of Students in the Class of 2019 Held Part-Time Jobs and/or Internships During Their Undergraduate Career

NYU's Global Network

The world is a classroom at NYU. With nearly 100 countries represented, we have the most diverse student body in the nation, ensuring our students are exposed to myriad cultures, ideas, and perspectives. In addition, beyond our multicultural home of New York City, we offer a global network of learning opportunities, with degree-granting campuses in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai and 11 academic centers in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. At NYU, knowledge has no boundaries.

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