Please read the following admissions information before starting your online application. You can find important dates in the Tisch Special Programs Admissions Calendar.
The January Term 2019 application will open on Friday, August 31, 2018.
Applications are processed on a rolling basis; programs may fill before the deadline. Early applications are encouraged.
How do I apply?
- Step 1 - Requirements and Eligibility
- Step 2 - Online Application
- Step 3 - Verification
- Step 4 - Notification
- Step 5 - Confirmation
STEP 1: REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY
- You must have completed at least one semester of your freshman year of study and be 18 or older prior to the beginning of the term abroad.
- If you are a visiting student, you must currently be registered full-time in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or university.
- You must have a 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.
- Incomplete (I) grades on your transcript must be resolved before an admissions decision can be made.
- You must not be on academic or disciplinary probation, nor currently on medical leave of absence.
- You must have a valid passport (unless you are a United States citizen or permanent resident applying to a program within the United States).
- If accepted, you must live in NYU-assigned housing.
- You must meet the prerequisite coursework (if applicable).
STEP 2: ONLINE APPLICATION
You must submit the following items:
- Online application form (remember to use your name exactly as it appears on your birth certificate/passport in your application and supporting documents)
- Personal statement
- Creative résumé
- Passport (except U.S. citizens and permanent residents applying to a program in the U.S.)
- English language proficiency test results (non-native English-speaking applicants)
- Official university transcript (and high school transcript if applicable)
- $75 non-refundable application fee (non-NYU applicants only)
STEP 3: VERIFICATION
Email is our primary method of communication; therefore, please make sure to allow emails from firstname.lastname@example.org to be viewed.
Enrollment in Tisch Study Abroad is limited and competitive. Initially, you will only be considered for your first choice program. If you are not accepted into your first choice program, you will then be considered for your second or third choice program on a space-available basis.
Acceptance is based on:
- Your academic record
- Satisfaction of the prerequisites, including a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA requirement
- Personal statement
- Readiness for living and studying abroad
- How well your interests match the training we offer
STEP 4: NOTIFICATION
Final status notifications will be sent on the dates listed in the Tisch Special Programs Admissions Calendar.
Notifications are communicated only by email, and only to the primary email address given in the application.
STEP 5: CONFIRMATION
If accepted, you will be required to confirm your participation via the online confirmation form.
- Confirmation forms must be received by the confirmation deadline found in your acceptance email.
- Non-NYU students: A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required with confirmation for all programs.
- International programs: a $1500 USD deposit is required.
- U.S.-based programs : a $500 USD deposit is required.
It is important that you review and understand the Tisch Special Programs Cancellation Policy prior to submitting your confirmation form. Details can be found on the Tisch Special Programs Cancellation Policy page.
If you are having difficulty with the online application, please contact us at (212) 998-1512.