Graduation Rate
84.93%
Transfer-out Rate
7.53%
Retention Rate
94.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at New York University is 84.93% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. 4,762 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 5,607 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 91.67%.
The transfer-out rate is 7.53% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The retention rate (full-time students) is 94% that is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at New York University. 4,762 students have completed and 422 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 64 students still enrolled and 359 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)5,6075,51097
Completers4,762
(84.93%)
4,69270
Transfer-out422
(7.53%)
41210
Still Enrolled64
(1.14%)
604
No Longer Enrolled359
(6.40%)
34613

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 4,208 students have completed in 4 years and additional 379 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)4,208
(76.37%)
1,680
(71.86%)
2,528
(79.70%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)379
(6.88%)
206
(8.81%)
173
(5.45%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)104
(1.89%)
69
(2.95%)
35
(1.10%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total84.93% (4,762/5,607) 83.31% (1,991/2,390) 86.14% (2,771/3,217)
American Indian or Alaska Native40.00% (4/10) 16.67% (1/6) 75.00% (3/4)
Asian87.83% (967/1,101) 86.79% (473/545) 88.85% (494/556)
Black (Non-Hispanic)79.93% (215/269) 74.74% (71/95) 82.76% (144/174)
Hispanic82.81% (525/634) 83.67% (210/251) 82.25% (315/383)
White83.63% (1,630/1,949) 81.22% (653/804) 85.33% (977/1,145)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00% (8/8) 100.00% (2/2) 100.00% (6/6)
Two or More Race85.27% (191/224) 91.43% (64/70) 82.47% (127/154)
Unknown86.43% (433/501) 83.50% (167/200) 88.37% (266/301)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity