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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Top Ten Reasons to Attend

NYU Tandon Snapshot

At a Glance

  • Founded in 1854; nation’s second oldest school of engineering and technology
  • Ten academic departments
  • Student to faculty ratio: 15:1
  • Average class size: 22
  • 2,155 undergraduates representing 33 states plus the 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.


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).