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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

70 Washington Sq South New York, NY 10012-1091
Phone: (212) 998-4500
Admissions Phone: (212) 998-4500
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New York University
  • Located in New York, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 43,797 students enrolled
  • 32% admitted
  • $42,472 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Ellen from Danville, PA
  • Feb-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Definitely go visit, whether you're leaning towards for or against. Despite the diversity, city schools aren't for everyone. However, NYU might surprise you.

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  • Becky - New York, NY
  • Jan-03-2017 I am a current student here

    You must be proactive and not reactive in taking initiative to understanding all of the different facets at nyu; financial aid, insurance, meal plans, academics, etc. Financially, the school is not very flexible and more specifically, transfers are at an extreme disadvantage in amount of aid to be considered for by the university. Overall, it is a large school with many opportunities and potential to excel, but it is your job to really maximize your time and experience while at NYU.

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  • Juliana
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    NYU is an amazing school. My number one tip for incoming freshman is to use all the tools that NYU provides you with, such as the Wasserman Center for Career and advising. Make the most of your time with your professors. Most of them are great and will help you develop professionally and intellectually. Finally, don't buy the books on the list unless your professor asks you to

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  • Deams from New York, NY
  • Dec-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Try new things in high school, have a good GPA & SAT/ACT score, take part in clubs/activities/volunteer work, and do your research. You don't want to commit to a pricey school like here unless you are SURE you want to be here.

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  • Manuel from Casa Grande, AZ
  • Nov-28-2016 I am a current student here

    My main tip is to be proactive in your application process. Should you be accepted, proactivity is one of the most important things you should carry over from your high school career and your application process.

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