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How We Rank: Our Latest Honors

NYU Steinhardt's programs, faculty, and alumni receive national and global recognition across the fields of education, communication, health, and the arts.

National Rankings

#4 Best Education Graduate School

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Occupational Therapy

U.S. News & World Report Best Occupational Therapy Graduate Schools

Education Specialties

U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Education Schools for Education Policy, Education Psychology, Higher Education Administration, and Educational Administration.

College Magazine

Top 10 Schools for Aspiring Musicians


Top Music Business Schools

The Hollywood Reporter

Top 25 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV

International Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Ranked out of 1,500+ universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranked out of 2,500+ universities worldwide.

QS World University Rankings

Ranked out of 1,300 universities worldwide.

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#6 out of 100 universities worldwide for Performing Arts

#7 out of 220 universities worldwide for Communication and Media Studies

#41 out of 350 universities worldwide for Education and Training


Faculty Accolades

Julia Wolfe Begins Artist Residency at Carnegie Hall

Award-winning composer Julia Wolfe has been appointed the Debs Chair composer-in-residence at Carnegie Hall. Wolfe is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and Pulitzer Prize for work that harnesses issues of social justice and labor history.

NYU Steinhardt Celebrates Prestigious Faculty and Alumni Awards

The Steinhardt School celebrates faculty and alumni whose powerful, visionary work has been honored with prestigious awards.

An Atrium Named for Professor Marilyn Moffat Recognizes Her Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The named atrium is the highlight of a lifetime commitment to expanding opportunity within the physical therapy profession.

Alumni Accolades

32 Alumni Nominees, 11 Winners


6 Alumni Nominees, 2 Winners


1 Alumni Finalist, 1 Winner


Explore Our Programs and Degrees


We offer majors and minors across more than 35 undergraduate degrees that offer students on-campus, online, and study abroad opportunities.


Explore more than 100 on-campus and online master's degrees that prepare students for professional careers in culture, education, and human development. Our 30+ doctoral degrees provide collaboration and mentorship with faculty scholars and local and global opportunities for applied research.

Certificates and Diplomas

Learn more about our 20+ certificates and artist diplomas in education, the arts, and counseling fields.