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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

#8 Best Education Graduate School

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U.S. News & World Report Best Occupational Therapy Programs

Education Specialties

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

International Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Ranked out of 1,799 universities worldwide.
Academic Ranking of World Universities. Ranked out of 2,500+ universities worldwide.
QS World University Rankings. Ranked out of 1,500 universities worldwide.
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#10 out of 250 universities worldwide for Communication and Media Studies

#11 out of 120 universities worldwide for Performing Arts


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#16 out of 691 universities worldwide for Arts and Humanities

#22 out of 703 universities worldwide for Education

#31 out of 1,059 universities worldwide for Clinical and Health


Music and Performing Arts Professions Rankings

Top Music Business Schools

Music Business, ranked worldwide

Best Music Schools

Music Theory and Composition: Screen Scoring, ranked worldwide

Faculty Accolades

Two Steinhardt Faculty Awarded 2024 Guggenheim Fellowships

A composer and a visual artist are among the 188 individuals from 84 academic institutions who have been awarded the prestigious fellowships.

Two Applied Psychology Faculty Named Most Impactful Education Scholars

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Joshua Aronson appeared at #85 and #99, respectively, in the 2024 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency Wins Multicultural Education and Diversity Award

NYU Steinhardt's Teacher Residency was recognized by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).

Alumni Accolades

9 Nominees, 4 Winners


6 Nominees, 4 Winners


2 Finalists, 1 Winner

2020, 2021, 2024

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.