Several programs at NYU have special requirements for transfer students or restrictions on when you are able to apply. Please make sure you factor the considerations below into your application process.
Global Liberal Studies only accepts external transfer applicants for the Fall semester. The maximum amount of credits a student can transfer to the program is 32. Students in this program are required to study at one of NYU’s global academic centers during their junior year. As a result, you can expect to spend at least three years at NYU to complete your Global Liberal Studies degree, regardless of when you transfer.
At this time, the Core Program in Liberal Studies only accepts freshman applicants.
If you already have a Bachelor’s degree and would like to complete a 2nd Bachelor’s degree at the Rory Meyers College of Nursing, please find more information at the link.
All programs offer admission for the fall semester. The following programs do not offer admission to spring external transfers:
If you are applying to a Music and Performing Arts program or to Studio Art, an audition or portfolio is required.
Admission for external transfer students to Stern is extremely competitive. Nearly all of our available space is given to applicants who are already students at NYU. The maximum amount of credits you can carry over to Stern from your previous institution(s) is 64 credits.
To be considered as a transfer applicant to Stern, you must:
Required Coursework for Transfers
If you wish to transfer into the sophomore year at Stern, you should have completed the following at your current institution:
If you wish to transfer into the junior year at Stern, you should have completed following at your current institution:
NYU's Tisch School of the Arts requires an artistic review for all programs. Please visit the Tisch School of Arts website to learn more about artistic requirements. In most cases, all programs allow you to carry over up to 64 credits unless specified otherwise below.
The following programs accept spring transfers:
The following programs accept fall transfers:
Dance (awards up to 32 credits)
Drama (awards up to 62 credits)
Dramatic Writing (awards up to 56 credits)
Film and Television* (awards up to 56 credits)
Interactive Media Arts
Photography and Imaging
Recorded Music (awards up to 48 credits)
*All accepted transfer students to Film and Television must begin their studies over the summer.