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Engineering at New York University

If you plan to study engineering, take a look at what New York University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NYU is located in New York, New York and approximately 52,775 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 252 engineering majors received their bachelor's degree from NYU.

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

NYU Engineering Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at NYU

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? NYU offers distance education options for engineering at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

NYU Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the engineering progam at NYU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The engineering major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Engineering. 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
Most Popular Engineering Schools 58
Most Popular Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 162
Best Value Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 217
Best Value Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 304

In 2021, 663 students received their master’s degree in engineering from NYU. This makes it the #15 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 41 students who received their doctoral degrees in engineering, making the school the #85 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Demographics at NYU

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

NYU Engineering Bachelor’s Program

36% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 252 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in engineering from NYU in 2021, 64% were men and 36% were women. The typical engineering bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% women. So female students are more repesented at NYU since its program graduates 11% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% more racial-ethnic minorities in its engineering 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 engineering.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 68
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 51
International Students 48
Other Races/Ethnicities 33

NYU Engineering Master’s Program

25% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 663 students earned a master's degree in engineering from NYU. About 25% of these graduates were women and the other 75% were men.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 27
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 34
International Students 572
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

NYU also has a doctoral program available in engineering. In 2021, 41 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Engineering

Engineering majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at New York University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Engineering 370
Electrical Engineering 145
Mechanical Engineering 130
Civil Engineering 82
Chemical Engineering 51
Construction Engineering 46
Industrial Engineering 42
Robotics Engineering 36
Biomedical Engineering 28
Environmental Engineering 19
Engineering Physics 8
Operations Research 1

Careers That Engineering Grads May Go Into

A degree in engineering 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
Software Applications Developers 52,640 $116,830
Systems Software Developers 19,690 $115,120
Civil Engineers 16,790 $102,250
Industrial Engineers 12,030 $94,700
Mechanical Engineers 11,280 $91,820


*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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