NYU Shanghai is NYU's newest portal campus, joining NYU Abu Dhabi, as NYU's third undergraduate degree-granting campus. Shanghai offers a study away option for students interested in a semester or year studying in this exciting business and cultural center. Students looking to obtain their degree at this new portal can read more about opportunities here.
What is it like to live and study in Shanghai for a semester? Regardless of your tastes and preferences, Shanghai is an endlessly exciting place, rich in discoveries and new opportunities. With a population estimated to be between 16 and 24 million, it is growing and changing before your eyes. Witness the development of a city that is quickly becoming a major player on the world stage.
A fast-moving, cosmopolitan place, Shanghai has opportunities that attract a variety of interests. From an expatriate running club, to martial arts lessons, to Chinese-English language partners and a nightlife that rivals most Western cities, Shanghai has plenty to keep you busy during your stay here.
Academic Calendar: Full year/fall/spring
Student Body: 300 first year students, 125-150 semester study away students
Course Language: English
Housing: Upperclassmen live in off-campus apartments near the academic center
Meals: Apartments offer kitchens and nearby restaurants
Currency: Renminbi (also referred to as Yuan)
Population of Shanghai: 18 -24 million
Official Language: Chinese (Shanghainese dialect)