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Majors and Programs

Majors and Programs

With more than 230 areas of study, your fellow NYU community members are bound to be teaching, researching, or debating a topic that interests you. Follow your curiosity as you discover new ideas and build practical skills.

Undergraduate Research

Think research is just for grad students? Not at NYU. At the annual Undergraduate Research Conference, students presented more than 200 subjects ranging from glucose regulation in diabetes to dispersal patterns of spider monkeys in Belize to questions of free will in The Iliad.

As an undergraduate, you’ll have opportunities to work with professors on groundbreaking research. You can also conduct your own inquires with the guidance of a faculty mentor. NYU even publishes student findings in an annual research journal.

NYU Fast Fact

NYU Fast Fact

NYU Fast Fact


From choosing courses to preparing for interviews, NYU’s support services will help you succeed. As you earn your degree and prepare for employment or graduate school, you can rely on:

  • An academic adviser who will guide and help you achieve your educational and career goals.

  • The Mentor Network. Get matched with a professional in almost any field to learn what working in your area of interest is like.

  • The College of Arts and Science's Preprofessional Advising Center. If you are considering law, medical, or dental school (or other professional training), advisers can help you apply for advanced degree programs.

  • Professional clubs and associations. Develop leadership skills and contacts in groups for everything from healthcare to law to entrepreneurship.

  • The award-winning Wasserman Center for Career Development. Attend seminars on résumés, cover letters, and interviewing skills, as well as career fairs and recruiting events. You can also search the center's extensive job and internship database.