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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NYU Tandon Snapshot

At a Glance

  • Founded in 1854; nation’s second-oldest school of engineering and technology
  • Average class size: 22
  • 2,650 undergraduate and 2,680 graduate students representing 47 states and 91 countries

Did You Know?

  • NYU Tandon moved up 39 spots over the last decade in U.S. News and World Report.
  • Women make up 46% of the Tandon Class of 2023, 20% higher than the national average for an engineering school.
  • 40% of our students are first in their families to attend college.
  • Research expenditures have gone up 441% in 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.


50% of our faculty members are winners of CAREER or other young-investigator honors.

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).