More Applicant Types and Programs

Professionals, Returning Students, and More

Whether you’ve been working for several years and are now considering a bachelor’s degree, or you simply want to enhance your resume, NYU has options for you. We also offer programs for underserved or disadvantaged students from New York who will attend NYU and Precollege programs for NYC middle and high school students.

Please note that NYU undergraduate admissions only manages enrollment for the second bachelor’s degrees. For the other programs, contact the appropriate departments directly.

The School of Professional Studies


Second Bachelor’s: Nursing or Engineering

If you already have a bachelor’s degree, NYU has two programs that allow you to earn a second bachelor’s:


Medical and Healthcare Professions

  • The Postbaccalaureate Prehealth Studies Program gives those with a bachelor’s degree not in a program with a pre-medical or pre-health focus the opportunity to earn credits required for admission to medical schools in the United States.
  • As part of the Dental Hygiene Programs through the NYU College of Dentistry, you can earn an associate's degree or study in one of three bachelor's degree programs.


Applicants with Prior Criminal Convictions


Returning to NYU


Opportunity Programs for New York Residents (College and Pre-College)

  • Learn more about the academic, financial, and other support NYU provides to underserved and disadvantaged undergraduates and middle and high school students