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 facilities make the School of Engineering the perfect place to pursue your education.

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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
  • 2,865 undergraduate and 4,664 graduate students representing 48 states and 103 countries

Did You Know?

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NYU Tandon Fast Facts

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

The Tandon Experience

Here at NYU Tandon, our strength lies with our students and their lives extend beyond the classroom door. The Office of Student Life and Services provides endless opportunities to get involved, whether through student leadership opportunities, community service, or one of our dozens of clubs or activities. 

male student holding a rocket overhead in front of NYU bannerAnd because the line between classroom and life is often blurry, especially when it comes to putting engineering into practice and building toward the future you want, we launched the Experiential Learning Center to help you navigate the wide range of hands-on learning experiences, research possibilities, and career-readiness opportunities available to you here. 

one black and one asian female students at club fest tableRegardless of your interests, your aim for the future, or where you come from, Tandon is the kind of place where you feel welcome and appreciated for who you are. We know that diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments foster creativity, personal growth, and academic excellence.

And while Tandon is home to people of many different backgrounds, areas of expertise, and ways of working, what we all have in common is an uncommon willingness to leverage those differences to make real progress in major areas that matter. Just one example: we’re tackling climate change in a multidisciplinary way, because we believe that all engineering should be sustainable engineering.

Life After Graduation

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.

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