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 2022-2023

Our Students

2,100

Undergraduates

115+

Graduate students

125+

Countries Represented

20%

undergraduate students
from UAE

94%

(Fall 2016 Cohort)


6-Year Graduation Rate

100+

Languages Spoken

97%

First year retention rate


(Fall 2021 Cohort)

79%

Yield Rate for Class of 2026 Undergraduate Students

78%

(Class of 2022)


Rate experience as Excellent or Good

Our Alumni

2,025+

alumni

96%

average
alumni in graduate school or employed

Within 6 months
of graduation

96%

(Class of 2014-2017)

Satisfaction rate with the NYUAD undergraduate experience

The faculty

350+

faculty

Standing, Visiting and Affiliated

50+

faculty nationalities

Academic Programs

26

Undergraduate Majors

11

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.

24

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

16

QS Graduate Employability Rankings

NYU Abu Dhabi Since Opening in 2010

Research and Innovation

#1 in UAE

For publications in

worlds top science
journals (based on nature index)

145+

patents
filed

550+

creative works
created and
directed

$38M+

external
grant
awards

6,200+

research
publications

Select Student Awards

17Rhodes Scholars

In 9 graduating classes
(from 2014-2022)

More per student than any
university in the world

15

Schwarzman Scholars

13

Fulbright Awards

2

Truman Scholars

13

Erasmus
Mundus
Awards

6

Yenching Awards