Gallatin School of Individualized Study

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A World of Academic Opportunity Awaits You at NYU

Follow the paths of two students to see how they took advantage of the range of academic areas at NYU in order to explore their options and map out their futures.

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Wait, I Can Study Fashion at NYU?

How to be a fashionista at the university without walls!

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Is It OK to Apply Undecided to NYU?

Some students think itʼs a bad idea to apply undecided to NYU. With five different “undecided” options at NYU, is it really as bad as everyone thinks?

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Meet NYU Gallatin

The NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study empowers students to create a multidisciplinary curriculum. Small class sizes create an intimate college experience while still tapping into all the resources NYU has to offer.

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At Gallatin and Beyond, Amogh Thakkar Lives the Astronaut-Filmmaker-Entrepreneur Dream

For years, Amogh Thakkar knew he wanted to be an astronaut-filmmaker. As a Gallatin student at NYU, he has the liberty to chase his passions.

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From Liberal Studies to Gallatin: Jakiyah’s NYU Journey

Jakiyah Bradley explored her interests in the Liberal Studies Core, then brought them all together at Gallatin.

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Research at NYU: Everything Is on the Table (Part 1)

NYU undergrads conduct rigorous, impactful, and innovative research across all disciplines.

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Welcome to the Gallatin WetLab, Where Art and Science Meet

At the intersection of environmental art and science, the Gallatin WetLab provides a space for students to fight climate change through experimentation and creativity.

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to Gallatin

Designing your own major can seem thrilling. However, in case you’re stressed or confused about applying to Gallatin, here are some things I wish I'd known.

NYU professor Millery Polyné.
The Center of It All: Caribbean Studies at NYU

Gallatin professor Millery Polyné connects students to the Caribbean through in-depth Caribbean studies courses.