New York University

New York, NY 10012

New York University (NYU) is a large private university in New York, New York. There are several campuses spread throughout the city along with the main campus in Greenwich Village. NYU was established in 1831; by 1917, it had become one of the largest universities in the country. It is now a major institution and was recently recognized as one of the top 30 universities in an international ranking of universities across the globe. The nursing programs were initially offered through NYU’s Division of Nursing. In 2005, the division was moved to form the College of Nursing, which is now the largest private nursing college in the country.

Several nursing programs are available at NYU, including traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. The traditional BSN is a four-year program while the accelerated program can be completed in 15 months for those with an existing bachelor’s degree. The university also offers an MSN program, DNP program, and a Ph.D. in nursing research theory and development. All programs are currently accredited by the CCNE while they were previously accredited by the ACEN. Students receive access to the latest research and nursing methods, including simulation training at a state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Learning Center. Clinical experience is also offered through connections with NYC healthcare organizations.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate93%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1951 - 12/31/2006
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
11/01/1951 - 12/31/2006
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
01/31/1998 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
02/06/1995 - 02/01/1995
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
02/01/1995 - 01/31/1998
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/28/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/28/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1290 to 1490
ACT29 to 33
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $80
Graduates $100

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,412/credit
In State Students$1,412/credit
Out of State Students$1,412/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,723/credit
In State Students$1,723/credit
Out of State Students$1,723/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $63,540 $63,540 $63,540
ADN 70 $98,840 $98,840 $98,840
BSN 125 $176,500 $176,500 $176,500
FNP 50 $86,150 $86,150 $86,150
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 54% of New York University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 21% $4,732
Other Federal Grant -- $3,931
State Grant & Scholarships 10% $4,756
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 43% $29,969
Federal Student Loans 32% $5,203
Private Loans 3% $28,564


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$25,964
$30,001 to $48,000$26,366
$48,001 to $75,000$35,511
$75,001 to $110,000$42,581
Over $110,000$55,558

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted ...

New York University Scholarship

Selection is based upon financial need.

Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a New York City high school who is a NYC resident that has been accepted to one of the following colleges: Barnard College, Baruch College, Brooklyn ...

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.

New York University
70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012

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