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NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai Students

NYU Shanghai is NYU's newest portal campus, joining NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU New York as the backbone of the innovative Global Network University.  NYU 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.


Frequently Asked Questions

Depends on your major. Speaking with your academic adviser is the best way to determine what semester will be right for your study away experience.

See more and ask your own questions on the FAQ Forum.

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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)


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