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Requirements and Deadlines


Candidates for admission to Gallatin are evaluated on the basis of their academic and professional background as well as on their potential to succeed in an individualized program of study of either a professional, scholarly, or creative nature. We consider the candidate’s academic record, professional experience (if relevant), Statement of Purpose,  and letters of recommendation. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate institution or the equivalent international credential is required.

Please send credentials to: 

John Bradley
The Gallatin Office of Enrollment Management
1 Washington Place, 8th floor
New York, NY 10003.

Supplementary Materials 

Supplementary Materials are not required. If you would like to submit supplementary materials such as artistic portfolios, writing samples etc., You are welcome to email them to John Bradley. If possible please send links including a title for each. When sending please indicate: "Supplemental Materials for your name " in the subject line.

Standardized Test Scores

The Gallatin School does not require standardized test scores such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), but applicants who have taken such examinations may submit their scores.


January 15 

Fall Financial Aid Priority Deadline

Applications received by this date will be given priority for financial aid consideration.

January 15

Fall International Student Deadline


March 1 

Fall Deadline 


March 15

Recommended Deadline for FAFSA submission


October 1 

Spring Deadline 


Please note: Applications received after the final deadline may be considered at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

Summer Admission

The Gallatin School does not typically offer summer admission. Under rare circumstances, a student may begin in the summer term. Please contact the Director of Enrollment at gallatin.gradadmissions@nyu.edu to discuss.

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Gallatin School of Individualized Study
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