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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Top Ten Reasons to Attend

NYU Tandon Snapshot

At a Glance

  • Founded in 1854; nation’s second oldest school of engineering and technology
  • Nine academic departments
  • Student to faculty ratio: 15:1
  • Average class size: 22
  • 3rd among engineering schools for best return on investment according to Payscale 
  • 4th among U.S. engineering schools in salary potential according to Payscale
  • 2,155 undergraduates representing 33 states plus District of Columbia and 60 countries
  • 160+ full-time faculty members
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NYU Tandon Fast Facts

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


87% of faculty members hold PhDs.

Placement Rate

More than 89% of undergraduate students receive job offers within 6 months of graduation.

Salary Expectation

Today's graduate earns a mid-career salary of $117,000.

Academic Approach

Since its founding, the NYU School of Engineering has approached technological education with a firm belief in the success of developing students’ skills through practical application. Our emphasis on merging classroom and fieldwork is the hallmark of PolyThinking, and gives our students the edge they need to stand out. It is also a cornerstone in our i2e educational model: invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


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).