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Mechanical Engineering at New York University

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Mechanical Engineering at New York University

Every mechanical engineering school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the ME program at New York University stacks up to those at other schools.

NYU is located in New York, New York and approximately 52,775 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 85 ME majors received their bachelor's degree from NYU.

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

NYU Mechanical Engineering Degrees Available

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

NYU Mechanical Engineering Rankings

The ME major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mechanical 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.

In 2021, 39 students received their master’s degree in ME from NYU. This makes it the #60 most popular school for ME master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in ME, making the school the #84 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of NYU ME Graduates

The median salary of ME students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $64,972. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $65,190 for all ME students.


ME Student Demographics at NYU

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

NYU Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

31% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 85 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in ME from NYU in 2021, 69% were men and 31% were women. The typical ME bachelor's degree program is made up of only 17% women. So female students are more repesented at NYU since its program graduates 14% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 25% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ME 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 ME.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 24
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 20
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

NYU Mechanical Engineering Master’s Program

15% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 39 students graduated with a master's degree in ME from NYU. About 85% were men and 15% were women.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

NYU also has a doctoral program available in ME. In 2021, 6 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That ME Grads May Go Into

A degree in ME 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
Mechanical Engineers 11,280 $91,820
Cost Estimators 10,150 $75,730
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,330 $161,670
Engineering Professors 2,900 $127,010
Aerospace Engineers 320 $115,420


*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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