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  • Locations: Brooklyn, NY, United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall / Academic Year, Spring
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Fact Sheet:
Disciplines Available (engineering or related field): Aerospace, Biomolecular, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical Graduate Students Accepted?: No
Program Description:

New York University
Tandon School of Engineering
Brooklyn, NY

University Info   |   Office of Academic Affairs


The NYU Tandon School of Engineering, the nation's second oldest private engineering school, was founded in 1854 in Brooklyn, New York. Today, it is the New York metropolitan area's preeminent resource in science and technology education and research. A private, co-educational school, Tandon has a distinguished history in electrical engineering, polymer chemistry and aerospace and microwave engineering. Currently, it is a leader in telecommunications, information science and technology management. The School is also known for its outstanding research centers as well as its outreach programs to encourage math and science education in New York elementary and high schools. While its main site is at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, some Tandon students complete coursework at other schools of NYU in Manhattan at Washington Square.

Terms of Exchange

Study Level

  • Undergraduate students: Accepted
  • Graduate students: NOT Accepted
  • Computer Science majors: Accepted

English Proficiency Requirements

  • Minimum TOEFL iBT score – 100
  • Minimum IELTS score – 7.5

Study Period

Fall, Spring, or Academic Year

Please note that NYU does not allow exchange students to complete academic training in New York either during or following their study abroad period.

Academic Calendar   |   Semester Dates (including exam period)

  • Fall: early September to mid-December
    • Registration for fall starts in mid-June and ends in mid-September
  • Spring: mid-January to late May
    • Registration for spring done in mid-December and ends early February

Academic Information

Disciplines Available

  • Business & Technology Management
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Civil and Urban Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Integrated Digital Media
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Science and Technology Studies

Course Contents

Course Descriptions   |   Schedule of Classes

Workload per Semester

Undergraduate students registered for 12 or more credits per semester are categorized as full time. The usual course load for fulltime undergraduate students is normally 16 credits. The maximum amount of credits is 18.

To maintain non-immigrant student status, international students must enroll full-time, taking at least 12 credits on the undergraduate level for each fall and spring semester. Students can enroll in a maximum of 18 credits.

Additional Application Materials

Students nominated by IIE to NYU must also complete the NYU online application: Fall/ Full year   |   Spring

Students will receive their acceptance packet in:

  • June/July for Fall term and Full Year
  • November/December for Spring term


NYU offers on-campus housing in various buildings in Brooklyn and Manhattan. This housing is granted on a “first-come, first-serve basis”, primarily double-occupancy and a meal-plan. Students interested in living on campus should visit NYU Housing for more information.

Because NYC is a very crowded place, housing is not guaranteed and students should look into off-campus housing as an option in case they cannot acquire on-campus housing.

Estimated Cost of Living

Estimated Costs



Local transportation

Academic expenses


Office of Academic Affairs

Sara-Lee Ramsawak
Associate Director of Academic Affairs
Office of Academic Affairs
Five MetroTech Center, LC230A
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Jennifer J. Piro
Manager of Academic Advising & Student Services
Office of Academic Affairs
Five MetroTech Center, LC230D
Brooklyn, NY 11201
The NYU Tandon School of Engineering Office of Academic Affairs
Five MetroTech Center, LC230
Brooklyn, NY 11201
P: 646.997.3846
F: 646.997.3896

City Info

The Tandon NYU School of Engineering is located in the heart of Brooklyn, within walking distance to some of the world’s best art, music, food, and shops. From the NYU SOE site, a quick subway ride or a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge takes you straight into Manhattan. Whether you want urban life, culture, or that New York attitude, living in Brooklyn is certain to enhance your educational experience.

Brooklyn is one of the most diverse, interesting, energetic communities in the world. Representing about 25% of New York City's land area and 31% of New York City's residents, Brooklyn is the largest and most populous borough of NYC. Acclaimed throughout American history, celebrated in movies and television, and called home by many of today’s most influential people – it’s Brooklyn, baby!

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