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Tuition & Aid

Tuition & Fees
Visit the NYU Office of the Bursar to view a current listing of tuition and fees and the refund schedule.

A standard semester's tuition payment allows Stern students to register for 12-18 units during that semester.

When students register for courses totaling more than 18 units, additional tuition fees are charged on a per unit basis. When students register for courses totaling fewer than 12 units, they typically pay for those courses on a per unit basis rather than standard tuition rate. Students in their terminal semester are the only students permitted to take fewer than 12 credit points.

Registering for fewer than 12 units either at the outset of the semester or due to course withdrawal mid-semester may jeopardize a student’s degree progress and can result in academic probation. This situation may also result in having to take more than 18 units during a subsequent semester in order to meet degree requirements in a timely manner. Exceeding 18 units in a given semester will result in additional tuition and fees.

Contact the Office of Academic Advising if you are considering any of the aforementioned options.

Visit the Office of the Bursar and/or Financial Aid for individualized consultations to plan for how your course load may impact your tuition and financial aid packages. Specifically, you can refer to the University Tutition Refund Plan. International students should also consult with the Office of Global Services to ensure there are no immigration implications as a result of changes to your credit load.

Recognizing Excellence
Scholarships and grants are funded through federal, state, and institutional resources. For undergraduate students in the Stern School of Business, most scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis according to both academic merit and financial need. If awarded an institutional scholarship, your notification letter should include the scholarship amount.

For more information about general NYU scholarships, visit the NYU Scholarships page.

For more information about National scholarships, visit the National Scholarship page.

For information regarding scholarship search services listed through NYU, visit the Scholarship Search Services page.

Stern Scholarships for Matriculated Students

Each year, through the generosity of alumni and corporate donors, we distribute special scholarships to deserving matriculated students at the Stern School. Selection is based on criteria established with the donors and the School. Please visit the application to see the complete list of available scholarships, their criteria and to apply.

Applications are due by Tuesday, March 24th at Noon. Please note that you must submit information online and via hard copy for each scholarship for which you are applying. Unofficial transcripts, which can be printed from Albert, and the hard copies of the applications should be delivered to the attention of Shavanna Calder, Tisch Hall, Suite 600.* (Please do not staple hard copy application documents together, use paper clips to secure documents.)

The following criteria applies to all scholarships (additional criteria can be found on the application). Eligible students must have financial need as defined by:

- U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident: a FAFSA for the 2014-2015 year must be on file with the NYU Financial Aid Office and a student must file a FAFSA for the 2015-2016 year as well. Click here for more information on submitting the FAFSA.

International Students: a CSS Profile for the 2014-2015 year must be on file with the NYU Financial Aid Office and a student must file a CSS Profile for the 2015-2016 year as well. Click here for more information on submitting the CSS Profile.

*Students who are studying abroad for the Spring 2015 semester should email application documents to Shavanna Calder at