FAQs

  • Can I get pre-admitted to NYU or NYU Shanghai by attending this program?

    No. The High School Academy is led by NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai and has no bearing on the admissions process for NYU or NYU Shanghai.

  • Is the content of the program consistent with NYU Shanghai Candidate Weekend?

    No. The program covers a variety of subjects, but it is not designed for the NYU Shanghai Candidate Weekend. 

  • Do I have to attend this program to be eligible to apply for NYU or NYU Shanghai?

    No. Participation in the High School Academy is voluntary. Attending the program is not a prerequisite for applying to NYU or NYU Shanghai.

  • What is the NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai High School Academy?

    The NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai High School Academy is a summer program for high school students who seek to build skills for success in a global professional world. The curriculum is developed and delivered by NYUSPS, and it is offered at the campus of NYU Shanghai in the Pudong financial district.

     

  • What is NYUSPS?

    Founded in 1934, New York University School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) is one of NYU's 19 academic units. NYUSPS delivers applied education programs for diverse and critically important global business industries. NYUSPS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, career advancement courses, and diplomas in a wide range of professionally oriented areas of study.

     

  • Who are the faculty for High School Academy?

    The High School Academy will be taught by NYU Shanghai faculty and industry experts selected by NYUSPS who have local knowledge and proven track records in their fields.

     

  • My child has completed Grade 9 but is under 15 years of age. Can s/he apply for the program?

    In order to participate in the program, your child must have completed the equivalent of Grade 9 in the United States. In China, this typically equates to the 3rd year of middle school. If you have specific questions about your child's eligibility, please contact us.

  • I am currently in my first year of high school in China and only have access to the first half of my high school academic performance. Is this transcript enough for the application?

    Yes.

     

  • What type of transcript am I required to submit and in what format?

    The High School Academy requires students to submit official printed transcripts. You may upload the scan copy or picture of your transcript as a single- or multi-page PDF, or each page as a JPEG or TIFF image file.