Fast Facts

A world-class research university with a liberal arts and science college at its core.
NYU Abu Dhabi welcomed its first class in 2010.

Academic Year 2020-21

Our Students

1600+

Undergraduates

100+

Graduate students

115+

Countries Represented

18%

undergraduate students
from UAE

115+

Languages Spoken

81%

Average Yield Rate over the last four years

Our Alumni

1300+

alumni

94%

average
alumni in graduate school or employed

Within 6 months
of graduation

The faculty

330+

faculty

Standing, Visiting and Affiliated

45+

faculty nationalities

Academic Programs

25

Undergraduate Majors

12

Global PhD Fellowship Programs

2

MASTER'S PROGRAMS

Rankings

All rankings are based on enrollment and programs throughout all campuses of NYU, including NYU Abu Dhabi.

26

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

11

QS Graduate Employability Rankings

NYU Abu Dhabi Since Opening in 2010

Research and Innovation

#1 in UAE

For publications in

worlds top science
journals

130+

patents
filed

250+

creative works
created and
directed

$25.9M

external
grant
awards

3,600+

research
publications

Select Student Awards

14Rhodes Scholars

In 6 graduating classes
(from 2014-2020)

More per student than any
university in the world

8

Fulbright Scholars

6

Schwarzman Scholars

4

Yenching Scholars

3

Erasmus
Mundus
Scholars

2

Future Global Leader Fellows