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Accreditation

New York University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools as a degree granting institution at the baccalaureate, masterís, professional, and doctoral levels. Visit the New York University accreditation webpage for detailed information.

The University includes the following schools and colleges listed in order of their founding.

Year
Founded
School / College
1832College of Arts and Science
1835School of Law
1841School of Medicine
1865College of Dentistry
1886Graduate School of Arts and Science
1890Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
1900Leonard N. Stern School of Business
1934School of Professional Studies
1938Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Services
1948Post-Graduate Medical School
1960Silver School of Social Work
1965Tisch School of the Arts
1972Gallatin School of Individualized Study
1963Mount Sinai School of Medicine (affiliated July 1, 1999)
2005College of Nursing
2006University College
2006Faculty of Arts & Science
2008Steinhardt Culture Ed & Human Dev/GSAS
2010NYU Abu Dhabi
2013Center for Urban Science and Progress
2013NYU Shanghai
2014Polytechnic School of Engineering

Credit System

Credits/points are equal to semester hours. One credit/point is equal to one semester hour. For the College of Dentistry, credits/points are not directly related to semester hours.

Course Prefixes and Suffixes

The alpha character preceding the course number designates the division of the University that offers the courses for courses taken prior to summer 2011. The alpha characters that follow the dash designate the division of the University that offers the course for courses taken in summer 2011 and later terms.

GBUBA
Prefix (prior to Summer 2011)Suffix (Summer 2011 to present)School Division
ACoordinated Liberal Studies
BLeonard N. Stern College of Business-Graduate Division
CLeonard N. Stern College of Business-Undergraduate Division
DUD/DNCollege of Dentistry
EUE/GESteinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
GGAGraduate School of Arts and Science
HUT/GTTisch School of the Arts
KUG/GGGallatin School of Individualized Study
LLWSchool of Law
NUN/GNCollege of Nursing
PGPRobert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
SUS/GSSilver School of Social Work
TUFFaculty of Arts & Science
UGUUniversity College
VUCollege of Arts and Science
Y/ZUC/DC/GCSchool of Professional Studies-Degree Credit
ADNYU Abu Dhabi
SHUNYU Shanghai
GXCenter for Urban Science and Progress
UY/GYPolytechnic School of Engineering