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Eligibility Requirements

The following students are eligible to apply for Fall in New York: 

  • High school graduates who have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current undergraduates at a college/university who would like to study away for a semester.
  • Post-graduate students who already have their Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and wish to take undergraduate courses. 
  • Returning visiting students may re-apply for up to three consecutive semesters.

Visiting students should work with their home institution to ensure that the courses they participate in at NYU will transfer back to the school where they will receive their degree.

Fall in New York is a selective program, and decisions are based on the strength of your academic work. Our most competitive visiting student applicants have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.

Students in the categories below should not apply as a visiting student for Fall in New York:

Students who wish to matriculate at New York University and receive a degree from NYU should apply as a freshman, graduate, or transfer student. They should not apply for visiting student status.

´╗┐´╗┐Students who are currently matriculated in an NYU degree program are able to earn credits toward their degree through NYU Fall in New York. NYU students must register on Albert; please do not submit the Fall in New York Visiting Student Application. For information about University deadlines, check the 2012-2013 academic calendar.

Students who are interested in earning graduate credit for Fall in New York courses must apply through the Admissions office of the school that offers the course of interest. Click on the links below to contact the school of your choice.

*Please note that graduate-level Stern courses (-GB) are not open to visiting students. For admissions information, please visit the Stern Admissions page.

  • College freshmen who were denied admission to NYU may enroll as an NYU visiting student after one full academic year.
  • Students who were denied admission as a transfer applicant to NYU may enroll as an NYU visiting student after one academic year.

Students currently on academic, disciplinary, and/or medical leave or probation at your current institution are not eligible to study at NYU. In certain cases, appeals to this policy may be reviewed when indicated on the application with appropriate documentation. Students may take a personal leave for the semester(s) they are studying at NYU if such a leave is required by their home institution to maintain matriculation.  


Information for International Students

Fall in New York has great opportunities for international students, just be sure to read and understand the unique requirements for international students.       

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