Congratulations, You're in! Now what?
How do I accept or decline my offer of admission?
Please follow the instructions for replying to the offer of admission on the GSAS Admitted Students Resource Page.
What do I do next?
The GSAS New Student Checklist has a list of to-do's for after you've accepted your offer, including activating your NYU email, immunization and health insurance information, bursar information, and much more!
Can I request to defer my admission?
In the Psychology program, you can request to defer your admission for up to one year. Deferral requests should go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No deferrals are granted in the I/O Psychology program.
What transcript will you need and where do I send it?
Click here for detailed information regarding submitting your final and official transcript. Do not send transcripts to the Psychology Department.
When do I register for classes?
Registration for new fall 2021 students begins in June. You will receive a detailed email in May from the department with advising and registration information.
Is there an orientation for new students?
You will receive more information over the summer regarding orientations. The orientations held by GSAS are not mandatory, but highly recommended. GSAS also holds Virtual Accepted Student Days.
Where can I find out about financial aid?
Unfortunately, the Psychology department is unable to offer financial aid or scholarships for master's education.
See the GSAS New Student Checklist to learn about Financial Aid options.
Where can I find the tuition rates and due dates?
Visit the NYU Bursar page for current GSAS tuition and fee information. The MA Psychology program is 36 credits (full time is 9 credits per semester).
How will I find housing?
Browse the resources on the General Graduate Housing Information page.
I'm an international student. How do I apply for my visa?
In addition to the Instructions for International Admitted Students on the Admitted Students Resource Page, please read the International Student Reference Guide.
When do classes start?
Please see the NYU Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines.
Will classes be held remotely or in-person?
NYU plans to be as in-person as possible. The most up to date information can be found on this page: NYU Returns
How can I prepare for my first semester?
See Resources for New Students on Psych Central for Statistics refreshers, suggested readings, and a Qualtrics Workshop video. You will need to be logged in with your NYU email to access Psych Central.
Where and when are classes held?
Most classes are at 4:55 and 6:55 pm. All classes are on the Washington Square Campus. The psychology building is at 6 Washington Place. Classes are held here and in nearby buildings, all within walking distance. Click here for a campus map. Click here for a Virtual Campus Tour.