NYU GRE Scores

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The great urban university of New York City, NYU. (Okay, I might catch some flack from Columbia folk for that.) Some years it seems that there as many people hoping to get into graduate school at NYU as there are actors desperate to make it on Broadway. And unfortunately for you, dear grad school aspirant, it often seems just about as difficult.

So how do you set yourself apart? Well one thing that the admissions committee looks at is your GRE test scores. Yeah, that’s right, one little test can change the course of the committee’s decision and consequently the course of your academic (and personal!) life. So what do you need to get in?

Average GRE Scores for NYU – Engineering and Education

If you’re applying to grad programs in either Engineering or Education at NYU, you’re in luck: these programs provide concrete GRE data on an annual basis. Here’s the US News & World Report data on the Engineering and Education programs at NYU:

ProgramAverage verbalAverage Quantitative
Engineering - Master's151165
Engineering - PhD155165
Education - Master's154156
Education - PhD/EdD159157

Estimating NYU GRE Scores in Other Disciplines

If only Engineering and Education programs provide GRE scores, how can we know what scores are like in other programs? Based on rankings. Using the score data and rankings from Engineering and Education, we can estimate scores for other NYU programs.

Below is an estimated range of scores you could expect from NYU’s ranked programs.

ProgramUS News RankEstimated Verbal RangeEstimated Quantitative Range
Biological Sciences62156-160153-157
Chemistry52156-160157-161
Computer Science30155-159161-165
Economics11160-164162-166
English20163-167151-155
Fine Arts42159-163153-157
History16162-166151-155
Mathematics9162-166169-170
Physics37161-165164-168
Political Science15163-167155-159
Psychology36158-162151-155
Public Administration9162-166156-160
Social Work13155-159147-151
Sociology13159-163152-156

To see where those scores fall, check out the GRE percentile rankings.

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