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Tuition and Fees

If you are registered for classes you are responsible for all costs (tuition and fees) associated with your courses. Please be aware that if you have decided not to participate in the Precollege program you must drop your classes via NYU Albert and notify the Office of University Programs in writing at so that you are no longer responsible for the costs.

Tuition Breakdown

Tuition can be calculated by taking the number of credits/units the student wishes to enroll in and multiplying it by the price per unit, $1,354. See below for an example.

Sample Tuition and Fee Calculation:

Sample Tuition and Fee Calculation:

 TuitionUniversity Service Fee*Total Due
3 Credits/Units $4,062 $396 $4,458
4 Credits/Units $5,416 $396 $5,812
8 Credits/Units $10,832 $396 $11,228

*The mandatory University Service Fee is paid for the first credit only.
**Residential students must enroll in two (2) credit bearing courses. Learn more about living on campus here.

Tuition includes:

  • Tuition cost per credit ($1,289) plus a non-refundable registration fee of $65.00 per unit.
    The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter this schedule of fees without notice.

Additional fees:

  • College of Arts and Sciences fee: 
    • This is added to the tuition for any course offered by the College of Arts and Sciences (Subject Code ends in "UA") – US $11.00 per unit/credit
  • Late registration fee:
    • This is payable after stated registration period, if the student is granted late registration permission – US $25.00
  • Course-specific fees (i.e. lab or art fees):
    • See individual course descriptions
  • Late payment of tuition:
    • This is payable after the stated payment deadline – US $25.00
  • Program fee:
    • For special events and extracurricular activities – US $250

Other Costs


  • Residence hall room: $219/person/week ($1,314.00 total for program)
    $500 housing deposit will be required when students submit housing application.

Meal Plan Options

Residential students will automatically be enrolled in the 10 meals per week meal plan; students may opt for a meal plan option with more meals. There is no meal plan requirement for non-residential students, although they are welcome to purchase a meal plan for meals on campus.

  • 8 meals and $30 Dining Dollars per week: $130/week ($780 total for program)
  • 10 meals and $30 Dining Dollars per week: $140/week ($840 total for program)
  • 12 meals and $30 Dining Dollars per week: $160/week ($960 total for program)
  • 21 meals and $30 Dining Dollars per week: $225/week ($1,350 total for program)
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A limited number of scholarships are available to academically qualified students who demonstrate a high level of financial need. International students are not eligible for scholarships.

Students who are interested in financial aid should submit their Precollege application by March 25 to ensure they can submit the scholarship application by the deadline.

The scholarship deadline is April 1, 2014.

Please note: All of the following items must be POSTMARKED by April 1 in order to be considered for the scholarship. Pieces may be submitted separately.

  • 2014 Precollege Application (includes: Personal Statement and Official High School Transcript)
  • 2014 NYU Precollege Scholarship Application - Once a student submits the Precollege Application and indicates an interest in Financial Aid, the scholarship application will be automatically sent to them via e-mail.

Scholarship documents should be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid via email (, via fax at (212) 995-4661, or via mail:

Office of Financial Aid
New York University
25 West 4th Street
New York, NY 10012-1119

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