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NYU is the largest private research university in America - and now a university with a global influence like no other. Three degree-granting campuses comprise NYU's global network: one in the heart of New York City, a second in Abu Dhabi, and a third in Shanghai.

Since its inception, NYU has been a distinctly urban university, one that NYU founder, Albert Gallatin, called a university that is "in and of the city." Under current NYU president, John Sexton, the University has evolved into a university that is "in and of the great cities of the world."

NYU enrolls more than 40,000 students across its global...

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... network where students study not only on our campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, but at our global academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, Madrid, London, Paris, Prague, Tel Aviv, Sydney, and Washington, DC.

More than 4,000 courses are offered in hundreds of degree and non-degree programs. Explore the icons on this page and the navigation bar above to find information on undergraduate or graduate admissions, as well as information on non-degree programs for visiting students who may simply want to spend a spring, summer, fall, or winter on one of our campuses.

Interested in Graduate School Admissions?

Prospective students interested in graduate school admissions on our campus in New York (including law or medicine) should investigate the specific school or college that is of most interest to them.  Each graduate and professional school administers its own distinct admission and financial aid process.

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Learn more about January Term

January Term

Start your New Year smart. In fewer than 20 days, explore an intensive class at NYU and enjoy New York City during a bustling and exciting time of year.
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Spring in New York

Visiting students can spend spring in Greenwich Village. Explore a new subject, gain credits toward your degree, and experience life in New York City!

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NYU offers high school students an immersive college experience, allowing them to take college-level classes for academic credit.

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Summer Sessions

In New York City and around the world, NYU offers visiting students the chance to make the most of your summer. Learn more about NYU summer courses on the Square and abroad.

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Fall in New York

Fall in New York allows visiting students a chance to experience academic life at NYU. Build your own unique schedule, and experience all that New York City has to offer. 

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Global Programs

NYU sends more students to study abroad than any college or university in the U.S.
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Financial Aid

Each year, NYU awards more than $133 million in scholarships and grants. To qualify, you will need to apply!
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