Applying to New York

Acceptance Rate 12.96%
Yield 49.25%
SAT Score 1,510
ACT Score 34
Applicants 95,517

Applying To New York

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 12.96% at New York University where a total of 95,517 students applied and 12,380 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,510 and the average ACT score is 34. It requires four items and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to New York.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$110
Admission Informationwww.nyu.edu/admissions.html
Online Applicationwww.nyu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply.html
Acceptance Rate12.96%
Average Test Scores1,510 SAT / 34 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 12.96% where a total of 95,517 students (36,596 men and 58,921 women) have applied to New York and 12,380 (4,614 men and 7,766 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 2,330 male and 3,767 female students have enrolled into New York and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 49.25%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at New York
Acceptance Rate 12.96% 12.61% 13.18%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 49.25% 50.50% 48.51%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At New York, 1,383 applicants (23% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 569 applicants (9%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,510 and the average ACT score is 34 at New York. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,450. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 35 and the 25th percentile score is 32. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at New York.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at New York
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700770
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math00
ACT English00
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

New York University requires 4 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Recommendations, Formal Demonstration of Competencies) and recommends 2 articles (High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 3 item(s) (Admission Test Scores, TOEFL, Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for New York
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at New York University is Semester. New York University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences. Next table describes credits that New York University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training