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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

For students driven by discovery and innovation, NYU offers exceptional programs in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics. NYU students are connected with a vast network of prize-winning researchers, scholars, innovators, and cutting-edge facilities. Students can explore species' evolution at the renowned Center for Genomics and Systems Biology in New York, behavioral science in a growing urban landscape at NYU Shanghai, or develop the next great breakthrough in bioengineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. Learn more about the research that happens at NYU.

Each NYU program provides interdiscplinary curricula with courses ranging from plasma physics to atmosphere and ocean science. Rigorous courses are paired with a wide range of research opportunities in some of the world’s best research centers, laboratories, and hospitals. The combination of a strong academic foundation and hands-on experience positions our students to be innovative thinkers and leaders in their respective fields – even before they graduate.

Listed below are the academic programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 

Anthropology (College of Arts and Science)

Anthropology and Linguistics (College of Arts and Science)

Applied Physics (Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Applied Psychology (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development)

Astronomy (College of Arts and Science, minor only)

Biochemistry (College of Arts and Science)

Biology (NYU Abu Dhabi; NYU Shanghai; College of Arts and Science)

Biomolecular Science (Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Chemistry (NYU Abu Dhabi; NYU Shanghai; College of Arts and Science)

Communicative Sciences and Disorders (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development)

Environmental Biology (College of Arts and Science, minor only)

Genetics (College of Arts and Science, minor only)

Genomics and Bioinformatics (College of Arts and Science, minor only)

Global Public Health and Science, with tracks in biology, or chemistry (double major offered jointly by the College of Arts and Science and the Global Institute of Public Health)

Individualized Study of Sciences (Gallatin School of Individualized Study)

Language and Mind (College of Arts and Science)

Linguistics (College of Arts and Science)

Molecular and Cell Biology (Polytechnic School of Engineering; College of Arts and Science, minor only)

Neural Science (NYU Shanghai; College of Arts and Science)

Physics (NYU Abu Dhabi; NYU Shanghai; College of Arts and Science)

Psychology (NYU Abu Dhabi; College of Arts and Science

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Civil Engineering (NYU Abu Dhabi; Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Computer Engineering (NYU Abu Dhabi; NYU Shanghai; Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Construction Management (Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Electrical Engineering (NYU Abu Dhabi; NYU Shanghai; Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Polytechnic School of Engineering)

General Engineering (NYU Abu Dhabi; NYU Shanghai)

Individualized Study of Engineering (Gallatin School of Individualized Study)

Mechanical Engineering (NYU Abu Dhabi; Polytechnic School of Engineering

Education, Secondary, with teaching specializations in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development)

Individualized Study in the History of Science (Gallatin School of Individualized Study)

Sustainable Urban Environments (Polytechnic School of Engineering)

Science and Society (College of Arts and Science, in conjunction with the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Polytechnic School of Engineering, and Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; minor only)

Science and Technology Studies (Polytechnic School of Engineering

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