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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

#10 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 Higher Education Administration, Education Policy, and Education Administration and Supervision

College Magazine

Top 10 Schools for Aspiring Musicians

Billboard

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 1,000 universities worldwide.

QS World University Rankings

Ranked out of 1,000 universities worldwide.

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#5 out of 100 universities worldwide for Performing Arts

#10 out of 200 universities worldwide for Communication and Media

#47 out of 300 universities worldwide for Education

 

Faculty News

Three NYU Steinhardt Professors Ranked as Most Influential Policy Scholars in the Nation

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Joshua Aronson, and Stella Flores are among the most influential policy academics in the country according to the 2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence rankings.

Steinhardt Vice Dean Wins Highest Honor in Occupational Therapy

Dr. Kristie Patten is being recognized with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s prestigious Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award for her critical work in “Strength-Based and Client-Directed Occupational Therapy Practice.”

Charlton McIlwain Named a 'Black Hero of the Internet'

The Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University celebrated Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Charlton McIlwain's many contributions to the field of race and media.

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Faculty Dr. Maria Grigos Selected as 2020 ASHA Fellow

This fellowship—which is retained for life—is one of the highest honors bestowed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Two Steinhardt Faculty Members Win Major Award in Art Therapy Research

Department of Art and Art Professions professors Ikuko Acosta and Marygrace Berberian received the American Art Therapy Association’s Rawley Silver Research Award for research assessing the rehabilitative potential of art therapy for Parkinson’s disease patients.

Professor and Chair Rodney Benson Wins Book Award

Rodney Benson, chair of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, has won the 2020 Doris Graber Outstanding Book Award for his work, Shaping Immigration News.

Alumni Accolades

32 Alumni Nominees 11 Winners

20192020

6 Alumni Nominees 2 Winners

2019–2020

1 Alumni Prize Finalist

2020

Explore Our Programs and Degrees

Undergraduate

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

Graduate

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.