Admissions

What’s UPP? NYU Abu Dhabi’s University Prep Program

NYU Abu Dhabi’s two-day virtual University Prep Program focuses on supporting rising high school seniors and students taking a gap year with the college search and application processes, from finding the right fit to putting together the best college application possible.

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I Had Many College Choices. Here’s Why I Picked NYU

A first-generation studentʼs college decision story: NYU wasnʼt my first choice, nor was it my second. I picked NYU because I didnʼt have to compromise.

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Applying to so Many Schools Is Hard. Choosing NYU Isn’t.

Choosing NYU is the easiest, best way to ensure you end up somewhere you’ll love. Take it from someone who had no idea what they wanted and still found it all in a school: there’s a place for you and all of your interests at NYU.

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Welcome Home, Class of 2026!

Congratulations to everyone who was admitted to NYU! Take a look at some our favorite social media shoutouts from #NYU2026!

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Ready, Set, Click: Your Admissions Decision Is (Almost) Here

Decision release is around the corner. Here’s everything you need to know about accessing your admissions decision.

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Staying In Touch with NYU

A round of up of our favorite resources to help you stay in touch with NYU no matter where you are in your college search journey.

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At NYU, We’re Rooting For You

NYU's Assistant Vice President of Admissions Jonathan B. Williams shares insights on the college admissions process and some words of encouragement for all who apply to NYU.

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Crunch Time: The Ultimate Playlist to Focus

Need help focusing while working on applications or essay-writing? This playlist of classical and lo-fi music is guaranteed to help you get it all done!

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Undecided? Understandable! Why NYU Is the Place for You

If you are undecided about your major, then read on and learn about the many schools, programs, and subject areas across our three degree-granting campuses.

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Using the Additional Information Section

Learn when it may be appropriate to use the Additional Information section on the Common Application and how to best use it if you do.