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NYU Shanghai, located in the Pudong district of downtown Shanghai, offers a variety of courses taught by NYU faculty and some of the country’s most distinguished professionals. Participants select from content courses taught in English, Chinese language courses at all levels from beginner to advanced. The curriculum appeals to a broad range of academic interests, focusing not only on East Asian studies but also on undergraduate majors in art, business, communication, comparative literature, economics, history, journalism, and politics. 

Featured Programs

Urban and Environmental Studies

At NYU Shanghai both Metropolitan Studies and Environmental Studies majors will find a variety of courses to meet their needs.


A key feature of the academic program at NYU Shanghai is the business curriculum, designed to make the adventure of study abroad possible for students meeting the heavy demands of a business major.

Media and Communications

Students at NYU in Shanghai witness the daily developments related to media and communications in a transitioning society while staying on track for their major with courses sponsored by NYU Steinhardt’s department of Media Culture, and Communication.

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Priority: February 15

Regular: March 15

Applications received after March 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission will be granted only when space is available and time allows for required travel documents to be attained.   

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