New York University is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make New York University one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, New York University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2022 was the single most challenging years to be admitted to New York University ever. For the Class of 2022, 75,037 students applied to New York University of which 15,722 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 21.0%. Overall applications increased by 11.6% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 67,232 to 75,037.