Tuition & Fees

The Graduate School of Arts and Science charges tuition on a per-point basis. A student must complete 72 points for the Ph.D. degree and 32-44 points for the master's degree, depending on the program. A full-time course load is typically 12 points per semester, 24 points per year.

Please refer to the Bursar's web page for detailed information on tuition and fee rates, methods of payment, and other financial matters.

A summary of charges for full-time study for the 2016-17 academic year is as follows:


Tuition for 24 points $39,936
Registration and services fee, 24 points $2,492-2,672



Fall Term 2016 Tuition and Fees
Tuition per point $1,664
Registration and services fee, first point $509
Registration and services fee, per point after
first point
$67
International student fee, per semester $90

Spring Term 2017 Tuition and Fees
Tuition per point $1,664
Registration and services fee, first point $509
Registration and services fee, per point after
first point
$67
International student fee, per semester $90



Maintenance of matriculation, per term $479
Registration and services fee
          Fall term $509
          Spring term $509
International student fee, per term $90



The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter this schedule of fees without notice. All fees must be paid per term at the time of registration in the Office of the Bursar, located at 25 West 4th Street. Checks and drafts should be drawn to the order of New York University in the exact amount of the tuition and fees required. In the case of overpayment, the balance is refunded upon request by filing a refund application in the Office of the Bursar.