Accessing Your Financial Aid Award

If you have questions about your financial aid award, you should contact the NYU Shanghai Office of Financial Support directly at +1 212-998-2838 (9am–5pm, Eastern Standard Time) or by email at

Please note that the information below varies slightly for US citizens and non-US citizens (or permanent residents).

The 2019-2020 cost of attendance is available for students with a financial aid award by following the steps below. If you applied for financial aid by all stated deadlines, you may view your award in our online student information system, NYUAlbert:

  1. Select the “Applicant” tab

  2. Next, select “Financial Aid”

  3. Next, select “Accept/Decline Awards”

  4. Finally, select “2020” to view your financial aid estimate* and related award messages. Please read the award messages carefully.

  5. If you are a US citizen/permanent resident and have been offered US federal loans, you (the student) will need to accept a portion or all of the federal loans that you wish to borrow. You will be able to accept any offered federal loans after April 8, 2019. For students who have been awarded US federal financial aid - it is important that you have a thorough understanding of your awards. Helpful information relating to your award can be found online at "Federal Direct Loans."

If you expect to receive financial support from a source outside of your family, please notify the Office of Financial Support immediately at  Such support may be in the form of government grants, scholarships from community organizations, or other sources. Any such financial support from an external source will be considered in determining the amount of financial aid you ultimately receive from NYU Shanghai.

To renew your financial aid annually, you must file the required financial aid application by our recommended deadlines, maintain full-time enrollment status, and meet satisfactory academic progress standards. More detailed information about the filing requirements as a returning student and satisfactory academic progress can be found online at

All financial aid awards on NYU Albert are displayed in US Dollar. For non-US citizens, once you are issued a bill through the NYU Office of the Bursar's eSuite portal, your financial support package will be converted into Chinese Yuan (CNY).