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Summer Programs—International Students

International Students

International Students

We welcome international students to our Career Edge and NYUSPS Summer College programs! In most cases, international students who want to attend the NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy must obtain a student visa. It is important to allow plenty of time between admission and the start of the program to complete all the steps required to obtain your visa. To ensure participation, all international students must submit their application in full, including language proficiency scores, by May 1, 2017.

Permanent residents and individuals in the US pursuant to certain non-immigrant visa categories are not required to submit visa documentation to enroll in courses. If you have specific visa-related questions, please contact the NYU Office of Global Services (OGS) at

Program Information for International Students

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

International Student Fee: $90

Mandatory Health Insurance: $80 per week

Living Expenses: Proof of $500 for living expenses per week

Students Currently Studying IN the United States

International students currently studying in the US who have an F-1 or J-1 visa are not required to submit additional visa documentation to enroll in summer courses at the NYU School of Professional Studies.

Students Currently Studying OUTSIDE of the United States

NYU requires students enrolling in courses to have an appropriate visa for study. The NYU Office of Global Services (OGS) can assist you in obtaining an I-20/DS-2019 to process your F-1 or J-1 student visa. Once you have completed the program application, you will receive instructions for submitting the I-20/DS-2019 documentation. For specific visa-related questions, email OGS at

Process for Prospective Students to Obtain a Visa for Study

STEP 1: Submit your NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy application for admission by May 1, 2017.

STEP 2: Provide Proof of English Proficiency as a part of program registration—acceptable formats include:

  • TOEFL: a minimum score of 600 on the paper-based test, 250 on the computer-based test, or 100 on the Internet-based test; OR
  • IELTS: a minimum overall score of 7; OR
  • Pearson's Test of English (PTE Academic); OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE); OR
  • University Transcript: If you are currently attending or have attended an academic institution in which English is the language of instruction, you may submit an official transcript in lieu of testing. (Transcripts submitted in lieu of testing must be identified as such via an email to

Please have TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, CAE, or CPE scores sent directly to NYU from the testing agency. NYU's institution code is 2562.

STEP 3: After you've completed Steps 1 and 2, you will receive access to the I-20/DS-2019 application form.

STEP 4: Submit the I-20/DS-2019 application to OGS at by May 15, 2017.

Policy Note

Individuals who enter the US on a B visa (tourist) or pursuant to visa waiver are not eligible to participate in a course of study at NYU as a visiting student.

Please contact OGS to clarify any questions related to your particular educational objective.

International Student Check-In

All international students MUST check in with the NYU Office of Global Services (OGS) upon arrival in order to be in compliance. Visit the OGS website for a list of dates and times for visiting student check-in.