Undergraduate Studies

Whether your academic interests lie in the humanities, sciences, or business, studying in Shanghai under the guidance of world-class faculty, and among Chinese and international classmates, will equip you with the tools to thrive as global citizens.

NYU Shanghai Degree

NYU Shanghai students earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree conferred by New York University—the same degree awarded at our New York campus—as well as a Chinese diploma recognized by the Chinese government, qualifying graduates for opportunities both in China and around the world.

Instructional Language: The language of instruction throughout NYU Shanghai is English. All non-Chinese students, however, must study and become proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

Academic Curriculum

NYU Shanghai students are required to complete a core curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences that encourages them to explore across disciplines and provides a solid grounding in key subjects before selecting an academic major. NYU Shanghai offers 19 different majors and a variety of minors. All students must spend at least one semester studying at one of NYU’s global sites and campuses, adding yet another international perspective to their education.

Undergraduate Advising

From developing an academic plan to preparing for internships, graduate school, prestigious fellowships, and job interviews, NYU Shanghai is committed to helping students develop long-term academic, personal, and professional success strategies. As students earn their degrees and prepare for employment or further study, they can rely on:

Enrichment Opportunities

NYU Shanghai offers students many opportunities to enhance their studies - from community-engaged learning classes to advising on global awards to assistance securing research assistantships and attending conferences. The Academic Resources Center (ARC) offers both one-on-one tutoring and group sessions, as well as a wide range of academic support services to help students meet NYU's rigorous academic standards.


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