At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1754
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $49,973
  • Selectivity
  • Most Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

New York, NY

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

1-Nov

Early App Deadline

January 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 7%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 4%
  • Application Fee
  • $85
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

N/A

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 700-790
  • Math
  • 710-800
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 32-35
  • English
  • 33-35
  • Math
  • 30-35
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Most Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 6%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 4%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 8,124

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$49,973

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,400

books and supplies

$13,244

room and board

$64,617

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$49,973

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,400

books and supplies

$13,244

room and board

$64,617

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $9,481
  • $30-$48K
  • $5,251
  • $48-$75K
  • $6,592
  • $75-$110K
  • $14,262
  • $110 & UP
  • $40,464
Financial aid

57%

Receiving Financial Aid

18%

Receiving Federal Grants

11%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 1

Student Life

Student Body

8,124

Total undergrad enrollment

21,248

Total grad students

63%

Out-of-state

17%

In-state

20%

International
Students

  • 46%

    FEMALE

  • 54

    MALE
Organizations

500

Student Organizations

14

Fraternities

11

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

20%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 18%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 7%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 13%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 37%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

6:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,521

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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