Results from scholastic exams are an important criteria for evaluating our global pool of applicants. With that said, NYU has one of the most flexible testing policies of any college or university.
You only have to submit results from one of the following:
With flexibility comes considerations. Here are a few questions you might be asking:
Either are fine. We accept results from the current test or the new test, which will be offered starting March 2016.
We only require that you take one test so submit the results that best improve your chances for admission. Here are some other things to remember:
If you choose to submit three SAT subject tests to fulfill the standardized testing requirement, we want to see one score from each of the following:
Note: Some of our schools have their own requirements for subject test results:
The testing organization should send your scores to NYU. If this is not possible, then have a school official submit them. NYU’s school codes are as follows:
SAT, SAT Subject, ACT, and AP tests only need to be taken by the application deadline; it’s OK if final results aren’t available by the application deadline. However, we do need to receive official SAT or ACT scores before making an admissions offer.
If your results are delayed (because of the testing agency or natural disaster resulting in school closings), you can self-report your scores by emailing a screenshot of them to us. This might expedite our review of your application.
“Predicted scores” for other tests, such as IB and A Levels, can be submitted using one of the following methods:
Note: NYU has the right to withdraw an offer of admission if your final test scores are not within an acceptable range of your predicted results.
We sure do. Here’s a list of approved tests. The test must meet the following criteria:
SAT, SAT Subject Test, AP, and TOEFL: 2562
For students submitting SAT Subject Tests, AP, or IB scores, here are the various categories we recognize.