Applying for Financial Aid

Students applying to NYU Shanghai from outside of China must follow the instructions below if they wish to be considered for financial aid.

The College Scholarship Service Profile

The CSS Profile is required of all applicants, regardless of citizenship, who would like to be considered for financial aid, including any scholarships and grants from NYU Shanghai.

Please note, applicants with divorced, separated, or unmarried parents will need to have both parents submit their own separate CSS Profile application online. The deadline for the noncustodial parent is 5 days after the student deadline (non-custodial parent Profile deadlines: November 20 for Early Decision I; January 20 for Early Decision II February 20 for Regular Decision).

Click here to begin and submit the CSS Profile.

Under certain circumstances, NYU will consider waiving the CSS Profile for the noncustodial parent if the information cannot be obtained. Students would would like to request a waiver for the noncustodial parent should contact the Office of Financial Support at shanghai.financial.support@nyu.edu

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  • The New York University CSS school code number is 2785.

 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

 

NYU Shanghai is approved by the US Department of Education to provide federal financial aid to eligible students who are US citizens or official permanent residents of the United States. Therefore, all US citizens or official permanent resident applicants who would like to be considered for financial aid must submit the FAFSA in addition to the CSS Profile.

  • Click here to begin and submit the FAFSA.
  • You must list New York University as a recipient and include our federal school code number (002785) when completing your FAFSA.
  • The 2018-2019 FAFSA will be available as of October 1, 2017. Use of the Data Retrieval Tool is preferred whenever possible.

 

Freshman Applicants Financial Aid Deadlines

  Early Decision I Early Decision II Regular Decision
Financial Aid Deadline November 15* January 15* February 15
CSS Profile for noncustodial parent (if applicable) November 20 January 20 February 20
Estimated Notification Mid-December Mid-February April

 *The FAFSA (NYU school code 002785) is required for federal financial aid and NYU scholarship consideration for all US citizens and permanent residents applying to NYU Shanghai. Early Decision admitted students who file the FAFSA by the stated deadline will receive a financial aid package that includes federal financial aid eligibility at the time of admission. Those Early Decision admitted students who file the FAFSA after the stated deadline will have their federal aid eligibility awarded upon receipt of the FAFSA. Use of the Data Retrieval Tool is preferred whenever possible.