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 2023 was the single most challenging years to be admitted to New York University ever. For the Class of 2023, 76,919 students applied to New York University of which 12,307 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 16%. Overall applications increased by 2.5% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 75,037to 76,919.