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Education at New York University

If you are interested in studying education, you may want to check out the program at New York University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. Of the 6,752 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New York University in 2021, 91 of them were education majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

NYU Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

NYU Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how NYU performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 16
Most Popular Education Graduate Certificate Schools 319

In 2021, 494 students received their master’s degree in education from NYU. This makes it the #42 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 28 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #145 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at NYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at New York University.

NYU Education Bachelor’s Program

84% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 91 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in education from NYU in 2021, 16% were men and 84% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% more racial-ethnic minorities in its education bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a bachelor's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 20
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 28
International Students 18
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

NYU Education Master’s Program

79% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The education program at NYU awarded 494 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 21% of these degrees went to men with the other 79% going to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. NYU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 1% more men than average.


In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 40% of degree recipients. That is 9% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 49
Black or African American 56
Hispanic or Latino 70
White 171
International Students 111
Other Races/Ethnicities 37

NYU also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 28 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

The following education concentations are available at New York University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from New York University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Student Counseling 181
Teacher Education Grade Specific 157
Teacher Education Subject Specific 82
Teaching English or French 64
Educational Administration 39
International Education 37
Instructional Media Design 30
General Education 19
Educational Assessment 10
Other Education 5
Curriculum & Instruction 2
Special Education 1

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Teacher Assistants 123,960 $31,330
Elementary School Teachers 82,590 $83,010
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Middle School Teachers 39,950 $83,490
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 31,840 $56,060


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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