Spring 2021 Enrollment Update: Typically, in the first semester of enrollment, students are required to be in attendance on campus in New York and are not permitted to begin the program remotely. However, in the spring of 2021, the University will be offering online and blended courses and studying remotely in a student's first semester is an option for Spring 2021.
Students entering Gallatin must enroll in courses on campus at NYU/New York in the first semester. Studying remotely is not an option in the first semester. All students are expected to remain enrolled in each fall and spring semester until graduation by registering for NYU courses. In some instances a student may need to request an official leave of absence for a fall or spring semester. Graduate students must complete all degree requirements within a period of 6 years from the first semester of matriculation at Gallatin.
The programs and courses offered at the Gallatin School are designed for students who attend courses during the day or the evening, on a full-time or part-time basis. The Gallatin MA Program defines full-time status as enrollment in a minimum of 12 units in one semester, and half-time status as enrollment in a minimum of 6 units in one semester (the two summer sessions combined are regarded as one semester). For the purposes of immigration and federal aid eligibility (student loans), NYU considers full-time status as enrollment in a minimum of 9 units in one semester, and half-time status as enrollment in a minimum of 4.5 units in one semester (the two summer sessions combined are regarded as one semester).