The Master's College

To get a great idea of the robust offerings presented by the Master's College and the Program Board, click here to see events in the arenas of academic, professional development, cultural, and the purely social.

The Graduate School of Arts and Science’s Master's College provides access to information, advisement, and resources for prospective and current master's students as they focus on their scholarly, professional, and personal development. Founded by Dean Emeritus Catharine R. Stimpson in 2007, the Master’s College is an innovative initiative in higher education which demonstrates our commitment and dedication to master’s education and students. We work with NYU campus-wide offices and GSAS academic departments and programs to provide the highest quality master’s education. We host a variety of academic events, including thesis competitions, career-planning seminars, and grant-writing workshops. The Master's College also plans social events to give students a chance to meet colleagues from other departments in a convivial and welcoming atmosphere.

The Master's College recruits students to participate on the Master's College Program Board, a group of current master's students from diverse backgrounds who create, plan, and host events for their fellow students. Its mission is to enhance the educational experience of GSAS master's students by providing activities that build a sense of unity across the NYU global community.

Upcoming Events

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    Graduate Student Lightning Challenge
    Inspired by the GSAS Threesis Academic Challenge, the Graduate Student Lightning Challenge showcases the academic and creative excellence of NYU’s graduate students, challenging them to impart the significance of their academic research or creative projects to a general audience with engaging and exciting presentations limited to just three minutes.

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS Master's College September Cinema Club
    The Program Board is bringing back Cinema Club for the new semester! Join us for a free screening of the inspirational biopic The Queen of Katwe at a nearby theater.

    This film celebrates the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess prodigy from Katwe, and tells the story of how she claimed the title of Woman Candidate Master at the 40th Chess Olympiad.

    Wednesday, September 28
    6:30 pm
    RSVP for details

    To reserve your ticket, email with your name, your department, and the name of this event.