On this page you’ll find step-by-step application instructions on applying to all three of NYU's degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai. If one of the following applies to you, follow the instructions below to apply as a first-year student:
The Common Application is required for students applying to any or all of NYU's three degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, or Shanghai. You'll be able to choose your campus(es) and program(s) of interest on the NYU-specific page of the Common Application.
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Depending on your educational background and the program you are applying to, you will need to provide the following:
Follow the key dates and deadlines below. Learn more about early decision.
For programs that require an audition or portfolio we strongly recommend you submit your Common Application one month in advance to ensure ample time to prepare your audition or portfolio.
|Early Decision I||November 1||December 15|
|Early Decision II||January 1||February 15|
|Regular Decision||January 1||April 1|
*The cut-off time for applications is 11:59 p.m EST.
Submit original or certified copies only. A certified copy has an original signature of the registrar or other designated school official, or the institution's seal. Include an official English translation if the document isn't in English. A school official or a translation agency accredited in the country of the educational institution can issue the translation. NYU will only make exceptions for documents in Mandarin Chinese submitted to NYU Shanghai.
Transcripts and test scores must come from an official source to be processed.
Documents not submitted through the Common Application can be mailed to:
New York University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
383 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003
Or sent via email to:
Use your name exactly as it appears on your passport or birth certificate on your application and supporting documents.