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 2019-20

Our Students

80+

Global PhD students

1450+

undergraduates

115+

Countries Represented

15%

undergraduate students
from UAE

115+

Languages Spoken

4%

Average Admit Rate

82%

Average Yield Rate

Our Alumni

1000+

alumni

95%

average
alumni in graduate school or employed

Within 6 months
of graduation

The faculty

300+

faculty

Standing, Visiting and Affiliated

45+

faculty nationalities

Academic Programs

24

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.

29

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

$21M

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