Admissions

How to Apply

  1. Complete your Common Application with the NYU supplement (choose Film & TV as your major)
  2. Complete your five-part Creative Portfolio via SlideRoom

Note: You won't be able to submit the Portfolio until after the Common App is started. However, you may work on both simultaneously prior to submission.

***AS OF 2017, THE TISCH FIILM DEPARTMENT IS TEST OPTIONAL.***

Application Deadlines

Freshman

Early Decision 1
Deadline: November 1
Decision Notification: Mid-December

Early Decision 2
Deadline: January 1
Decision Notification: Mid-February

Regular Decision
Deadline: January 1
Decision Notification: April

*Note: We strongly suggest that applicants submit their portfolios 2 weeks early so as to better ensure their portfolio is complete at the time of the deadline.

Transfer

Internal Transfer (including Tisch Change of Major & Double Major)
Deadline: March 1
Decision Notification: April

External Transfer
Deadline: April 1
Decision Notification: May

SlideRoom will open in January for Transfer Applicants.

Requirements for Applying to Film & TV

  1. Submit the Common App
  2. Submit your Creative Portfolio through SlideRoom
  3. International students MAY need to provide proof of English language proficiency. Read NYU’s policy to know whether this applies to you.
  4. Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent (details at NYU Proof of Graduation Policy).
  5. We DO NOT require the SAT/ACT or any other standardized test. We are a “test optional” program.