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Schools & Colleges

NYU is comprised of campuses, schools, colleges, and programs. As you consider an undergraduate education at NYU, you first need to decide which campus represents your best fit.

Our New York campus is home to 11 schools, colleges, and programs, with each offering a distinct identity, academic focus, and intellectual community. Your chosen area of study will help determine the school, college, or program to which you apply.

College of Arts and Science

Renowned for its academic rigor and extraordinary research opportunities, the College (or CAS) offers a broad and comprehensive curriculum – including the College Core Curriculum; preprofessional tracks; and 1,600 courses in 90 areas of study, spanning the physical, natural, and social sciences; humanities; and arts. CAS is the largest and oldest undergraduate college at NYU. It is also home to distinguished faculty members, like author Jonathan Safran Foer, poet Sharon Olds, Nobel Prize-winning economist Thomas Sargent, and mathematician, professor emerita, and Medal of Science winner Cathleen Synge Morawetz.

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College of Dentistry 

NYU's College of Dentistry (NYUCD) operates the only dental school-based clinical research center in the U.S. that provides beds for 24-hour patient monitoring. The Dental Hygiene programs at NYUCD provide extraordinary clinical and academic opportunities for students interested in preventive oral healthcare and the promotion of good health. Academic excellence and clinical expertise are supported by rotations through specialty areas, preparing students through a comprehensive and challenging education.

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College of Nursing

Undergraduates excel through the integration of theory and practice at the College of Nursing, one of the oldest and most respected undergraduate Nursing programs in the United States. Graduates of the College of Nursing earn the highest salaries of NYU graduates; the average starting salary is over $70,000 per year. The curriculum includes a strong liberal arts foundation, coursework in nursing science and theory, and clinical experience at NYU’s cutting-edge labs, NYU Langone Medical Center - one of the nation's premier hospitals, and metropolitan New York’s leading health care facilities.

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Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Rigorous academics and course flexibility, close and collaborative personal advisement, and an extensive internship program are hallmarks of Gallatin. The school is small and experimental, established for students with the maturity to tailor their own curriculum to match individual academic and professional goals.

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Leonard N. Stern School of Business

NYU Stern is one of the highest-ranked undergraduate business schools in the United States. Students choose to major in either the Core Business Program, with concentrations such as actuarial science, finance, entrepreneurship, and marketing, or the Business and Political Economy Program. All students gain a solid foundation in both the liberal arts and global business.

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Liberal Studies

Offering two unique options in the liberal arts—Global Liberal Studies, a bachelor's program that features core course work in the liberal arts with a focus on the great works in a global context; and a two-year Core Program in the liberal arts for students who will complete their education in one of the University's other undergraduate schools.

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Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Devoted to the human service professions, including education, health, communication, and the arts (studio art and music), NYU Steinhardt provides students with an experience at the intersection of theory and fieldwork experience at area schools, hospitals, agencies, cultural institutions, and organizations.

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Silver School of Social Work

At NYU Silver, you receive both a strong liberal arts education and a firm grounding in the principles and practices of social work, including more than 700 hours of on-site fieldwork. The smallest school of NYU, its close-knit learning community is an inextricable part of the student experience. The curriculum enables you to translate an interest in social justice into a career path to serve in leadership positions in the social professions.

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School of Professional Studies

NYU's School of Professional Studies offers three programs that are geared toward traditional undergraduates. The Preston Robert Tisch Center offers majors in Hospitality and Tourism, and Sports Management, and the Schack Institute offers an undergraduate degree in Real Estate. Through each of these programs, you have access to industry experts and events, and an invaluable professional network, and you balance course work with unparalleled internships and professional experiences – at NYU’s premier teaching hotels, hospitality organizations, and sports venues, and New York City's dynamic real estate market.

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Tandon School of Engineering

The Tandon School of Engineering, or NYU Engineering, is located in neighboring downtown Brooklyn. NYU Engineering is one of the nation's most comprehensive institutions of engineering, applied science, and technology—and is the second oldest in the United States. Students may directly enroll at NYU Engineering or explore our dual degree program in science and engineering jointly offered through the College of Arts and Science.

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Tisch School of the Arts

The preeminent center for professional education and training in the media and performing arts, NYU Tisch offers outstanding facilities and faculty. With many conservatory-style programs, the Tisch curriculum provides artists and scholars with rigorous preparation for their discipline, and invaluable opportunities for artistic development in the heart of the world's capital of the arts.

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NYU Abu Dhabi

Our Abu Dhabi campus offers a liberal arts and science education with 22 majors across a range of disciplines.
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NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai

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