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NYU is the largest private research university in America - and now a university with a global influence like no other. Three degree-granting portal campuses comprise NYU's global network: one in the heart of New York City, a second in Abu Dhabi, and a third in Shanghai.

Since its inception, NYU has been a distinctly urban university, one that NYU founder, Albert Gallatin, called a university that is "in and of the city." Under current NYU president, John Sexton, the University has evolved into a university that is "in and of the great cities of the world."

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NYU enrolls more than 40,000 students across its global network where students study not only on our campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, but at our global academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, Madrid, London, Paris, Prague, Tel Aviv, Sydney, and Washington, DC.

More than 4,000 courses are offered in hundreds of degree and non-degree programs. Explore the icons on this page and the navigation bar above to find information on undergraduate or graduate admissions, as well as information on non-degree programs for visiting students who may simply want to spend a spring, summer, fall, or winter on one of our campuses.


Visiting Student Programs

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Visiting student programs are ideal for high school students, professionals, and students from other colleges and universities looking to spend a semester at NYU.
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Global Programs

Global Programs

NYU sends more students to study abroad than any college or university in the U.S.
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Financial Aid

The vast majority of students use financial aid to offset what they or their families contribute to college costs.
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