Why NYU Tandon? | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Why NYU Tandon?

Our reputation as a global education leader with a world-class faculty and state-of-the-art labs producing groundbreaking research make the School of Engineering the perfect place to pursue your degree.

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At NYU Tandon, we focus on fields in vital research areas, particularly at the intersections between them in AI, cybersecurity, communications and information technology, data science, emerging media, health, robotics, sustainability, and all things urban. Building upon a rich history in which opportunity and diversity are keys to success, NYU Tandon proves you can be born anywhere but made right here in Brooklyn.

NYU Tandon Snapshot

At a Glance

  • Founded in 1854; nation’s second-oldest school of engineering and technology
  • Average class size: 22
  • 2,761 undergraduate and 3,562 graduate students representing 48 states and 103 countries

Did You Know?

  • NYU Tandon moved up 42 spots since 2009 in U.S. News and World Report.
  • Women make up 46% of the Tandon Class of 2023, more than double the national average for all undergrad engineering schools.
  • 50% of our faculty members are winners of CAREER or other young-investigator honors.
  • 30% of our students are first in their families to attend college.
  • Research expenditures rose 471% over the last decade.
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NYU Tandon Fast Facts

Take a look at Tandon by the numbers: student enrollment, ranks, funding and more.

Life After Tandon

Placement Rate

97% of undergraduate students receive job offers or go onto graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

Salary Expectation

Recent undergraduates' starting salaries are 29% above the national average for STEM



New York University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s BS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, BS Civil Engineering, BS Computer Engineering, BS Electrical Engineering, and BS Mechanical Engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (www.abet.org).

The BS in Chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS).