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Health Professions at New York University

If you are interested in studying health professions, 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 approximately 52,775 students attend the school each year. Of the 6,752 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New York University in 2021, 576 of them were health professions majors.

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

NYU Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Health Professions (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Health Professions

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.

NYU does offer online education options in health professions for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

NYU Health Professions Rankings

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

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 health professions major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health Professions. 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 Health Professions Schools 208

In 2021, 530 students received their master’s degree in health professions from NYU. This makes it the #38 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 613 students who received their doctoral degrees in health professions, making the school the #19 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Health Professions Student Demographics at NYU

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

NYU Health Professions Associate’s Program

90% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 10% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 90% went to women.


NYU does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in health professions graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 22
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

NYU Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

86% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 576 health professions students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from NYU, about 14% were men and 86% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its health professions 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 health professions.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 124
Black or African American 59
Hispanic or Latino 91
White 235
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 48

NYU Health Professions Master’s Program

88% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 530 students who earned a master's degree in Health Professions from NYU in 2020-2021, 12% were men and 88% were women.


In the health professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 42% of degree recipients. That is 1% 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 health professions.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 110
Black or African American 34
Hispanic or Latino 66
White 261
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

NYU also has a doctoral program available in health professions. In 2021, 613 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Health Professions

The following health professions concentations are available at New York University. 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
Nursing 665
Dentistry 397
Communication Sciences 180
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 143
Public Health 134
Medicine 121
Dental Support Services 80
Health & Medical Administrative Services 78
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 55
Other Health Professions 24
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 7
Medical Science 2

Careers That Health Professions Grads May Go Into

A degree in health professions 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
Personal Care Aides 199,060 $27,640
Home Health Aides 191,820 $26,240
Registered Nurses 182,490 $85,610
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 112,510 $70,770
Nursing Assistants 91,400 $37,010


*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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