Timeline for BS/MS in Accounting

The Bachelor of Science in General Accounting and Master of Science dual-degree program prepares students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examination. Enrollment is open to Stern undergraduate seniors only. This program is 16 credits in total and is completed during the summer semester at the Stern Graduate School of Business.

If you are interested in summer federal student loans, please be sure to update your 2017-2018 FAFSA to reflect your new status as a graduate student effective Summer 2018. Please log into the FAFSA website and make the following changes to your application:
Under the Student Demographics Tab
Question: When you begin the 2017-2018 school year, what will be your grade level?
Answer: 1st year graduate/professional

Question: When you begin the 2017-2018 school year, what degree or certificate will you be working on?
Answer: Graduate/Professional degree

Under the Dependency Status Tab
Be sure that your status reads "independent"
  • After NYU receives the FAFSA information electronically, the Stern Graduate Financial Aid Office will package you for federal student loans up to your Cost of Attendance.
  • Award notices are emailed to your Stern account about one month prior to the payment deadline so long as you have completed the FAFSA.
  • Accept your federal student loans on NYU Albert. This is the university-wide system which provides a comprehensive and personalized view of your financial aid. In addition to federal loans, Albert will also display any private loans for which you have applied and been approved.
  • Sign in at studentloans.gov to secure your loans. You must complete the:
  • Entrance Counseling Session
  • Master Promissory Note(s)
  • Complete the Tuition & Fees Payment Worksheet for the Stern Bursar. Please note that you may list only the APPROVED loan amounts.