Liberal Studies

NYU Liberal Studies student Jakiyah Bradley smiling.
From Liberal Studies to Gallatin: Jakiyah’s NYU Journey

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

Liberal Studies student Diya Radhakrishna.
Liberal Studies Gave Diya the Right Tools in the Right Setting

As a student in Global Liberal Studies with a concentration in politics, rights, and development, Diya has studied across contexts and borders.

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First Year Away: The Student Perspective

Are you interested in studying abroad? NYU students describe their experiences in the Liberal Studies First Year Away Program.

First Year Away: NYU Madrid Edition

Start your NYU education off with a global perspective by studying away in Madrid, Spain.

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So What IS the Liberal Studies Core Program?

The Liberal Studies Core is a two-year program that allows students to integrate travel into their curriculum while learning in a small-class environment.

Students sitting in a classroom.
Choosing a Major: A Step-by-Step Guide

Choosing a major in college can feel like an insane amount of pressure...here’s my step-by-step guide for indecisive students.

Taylor Norman
Amplifying Voices: Native Studies at NYU

From her native Oklahoma to NYU Sydney, Taylor Norman sheds light on the struggle of Indigenous people.

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Accepted as a Spring Admit? Confused? Yes, I was too.

What is Spring Admission like at NYU? A Spring Admit in Liberal Studies explains what it is and shares her expreinces in the program (+ gap semester ideas)

Isabel Schmieta sitting on steps outside and smiling
Global Liberal Studies Puts the World at Her Fingertips

Isabel Schmieta has been able to study what she cares about firsthand—from wherever she is in the world.