New York University well known as NYU is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private non-profit institutions of American higher education. Academic Ranking of World Universities all rank NYU among the top 34 universities in the world.
Nationally, NYU is ranked 14th in the Center For World University Rankings, 15th by Global Language Monitor, 17th by QS World University Rankings, 19th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 24th by Business Insider, and 32nd by U.S. News & World Report.
Globally, NYU is ranked 18th in the Center for World University Rankings, 17th in International Colleges and Universities, 27th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 30th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 53rd in the QS World University Rankings. Additionally, NYU is ranked 20th in the THE World Reputation Rankings.
U.S. News & World Report ranks NYU's graduate schools 6th for law, 6th for public policy, 9th for math , 1st for applied math, 10th for Occupational therapy under Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, 10th for business, 11th for economics, 15th for political science, 19th for medical school research, 20th for education, 21st for nursing, 27th for physical therapy, 29th for computer science, 30th for psychology, and 46th for engineering.
Globally, NYU's social sciences are ranked 8th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 15th by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 16th by the QS World University Rankings. NYU is globally ranked 11th for psychology by The QS World University Ranking. The Social Psychology Network ranks NYU 5th for industrial/organizational psychology, 14th for clinical psychology, and U.S. News & World Report ranks NYU 9th for social psychology and 9th for behavioral neuroscience.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the New York University School of Law 1st for tax law and 1st for international law. The publication also ranks The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service 6th in public policy. The NYU Department of Philosophy is globally ranked 1st by the The Philosophical Gourmet Report and the QS World University Rankings. In The Los Angeles Times, NYU Tisch School of Arts is ranked 1st for film by Ranker. NYU is ranked 1st for New Ivies by college resource guide Unigo. In 2006, NYU was named by Kaplan as one of the "New Ivies". The annual Global Employability Survey in The New York Times ranks NYU 11th nationally and 29th globally for employability. For four consecutive years NYU has been ranked as America's "#1 dream school" by the Princeton Review. NYU is consistently ranked as a "Top 10 Dream College" for both parents and students according to The Princeton Review. Alongside Stanford University, Harvard College, Princeton University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NYU is one of few universities to regularly appear in the top 10 list for both parents and students. NYU ranks 19th in the world based on the number of patents generated.