Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies (DAUS)

EARN OR COMPLETE YOUR DEGREE

The Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies serves transfer students; adult learners; military veterans and active duty military and their spouses, partners, and family members; and those who delayed college, empowering them to earn an NYU degree.

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Our undergraduate degree completion programs focus on developing the skills and knowledge that are most important to you, no matter what phase of your academic or professional career. Whether you have already earned college credit and want to go back to school to finish your degree or you are just starting to pursue your college education, we are here to help.

NEW Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • For students who have earned 24 transferable undergraduate credits or more
  • Taught live and online, providing continuous contact with professors and classmates
  • Seamless credit transfer
  • Degrees in Leadership and Management (International Business and Global Management Studies Concentration); Information Systems Management; and the Social Sciences (Economics and Organizational Behavior and Change Concentrations)
  • Full-time, part-time, and evening schedules

Bachelor’s Degrees

  • For students who have earned 24 transferable undergraduate credits or more
  • Seamless credit transfer
  • Degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and five professionally focused areas of study
  • On-site and select online study options
  • Full-time, part-time, and evening schedules

Associate Degrees

  • For students who have earned less than 24 transferable undergraduate credits
  • Choose from options that prepare you for a career or additional study at the Bachelor’s level
  • Tuition rates equivalent to community college
  • Full-time, part-time, and evening schedules
Achieve - Awarding Achievement, Ensuring Success

The NYU School of Professional Studies is proud to introduce the Achieve Scholarship, beginning in Fall 2022. Each year, 20 high-achieving applicants to bachelor's degree programs of the NYU SPS Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies (DAUS) will be awarded a $30,000 scholarship package in addition to other financial aid. Achieve Scholarship applicants must have completed their associate degree or the equivalent number of transferable credits prior to enrolling at NYU SPS, have a FAFSA on file for the upcoming academic year, and enroll full-time while at NYU SPS. Apply as soon as possible for priority consideration!

ADDRESSING YOUR UNIQUE GOALS & OBJECTIVES

The NYU School of Professional Studies Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies serves a diverse community of learners, each with their own needs, goals, and objectives. For a more customized approach to your DAUS education, click on the link that best describes you.

While we can’t wait to talk with you in person about all that DAUS has to offer and the success of our students and alumni, this video provides a snapshot of the amazing experience you’ll have when you enroll in our programs.

Learn more about our degrees, our faculty members, and the invaluable undergraduate education DAUS affords students from NYC, across the country, and around the world.

By the Numbers

95%
GRADUATES EMPLOYED AFTER GRADUATION
44%
STUDENTS OVER AGE 25
28%
STUDENTS ENROLLED PART TIME
26%
STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE THE US

THE DAUS UNDERGRADUATE ADVANTAGE

Whether you are a high school graduate who earned your degree at least one year ago or you have earned some college credit, going back to school to earn or finish your degree may seem out of reach due to time constraints, work and family obligations or financial concerns. Our programs are designed to address these issues so that you can focus on completing your studies.

Dedicated Faculty Members >

  • Experts in their fields
  • Deeply commitment to your success
  • Serve as teachers and mentors

Flexible Course Schedules

  • Online and on-site programs
  • Full- and part-time study
  • Courses held in the evening

Credit for Prior Learning

Seamless Credit Transfer

Career Development Services >

  • Résumé evaluation/Career counseling
  • Mock Interviews/Internships
  • Access to job database

Academic Resources >

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Need- and merit-based
  • Financial aid counseling

Access to SPS & NYU Resources

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Kofi Afriyie

Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Donatella Delfino

Clinical Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Elisa DiCaprio

Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

DEPARTMENTAL HIGHLIGHTS

May 13, 2022
SPS Humanities Fest 2022
May 12, 2022
Three Members of the Rimolo Family Celebrate Collectively Earning Their Degrees During Multiple NYU School of Professional Studies Convocation Ceremonies
May 12, 2022
For the Roman Family of Brooklyn, Graduation IS a Family Affair
April 29, 2022
DAUS Visits NYHS Black Dolls Exhibit
April 21, 2022
Alpha Sigma Lambda 2022 Induction Ceremony
April 18, 2022
SMN Faisal Fahad (BS’21), Information Systems Management
May 13, 2022
SPS Humanities Fest 2022
April 29, 2022
DAUS Visits NYHS Black Dolls Exhibit
April 21, 2022
Alpha Sigma Lambda 2022 Induction Ceremony
March 10, 2022
Building Active Connections between Students, Alumni, and Media Professionals
January 25, 2022
Spring 2022 DAUS Scholarship Recipients
January 10, 2022
DAUS Student Leverages NYU Alumni Network to Land Full-Time Position at Citibank
May 13, 2022
SPS Humanities Fest 2022
April 29, 2022
DAUS Visits NYHS Black Dolls Exhibit
April 21, 2022
Alpha Sigma Lambda 2022 Induction Ceremony
July 13, 2021
DAUS COVID-19 Speaker Series - Vaccines & Immunization Panel
June 21, 2021
2021 ASL Induction
July 23, 2020
DAUS Associate Dean Leads Conversation on “The Future of Work” to Mark NYU SPS 85th Anniversary
November 1, 2021
“How I Got Here” with Dean Billie Gastic Rosado
October 29, 2021
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Our Relationship to Nature
September 27, 2021
Digital Communications + Media in Times of COVID
July 14, 2021
Investigating the Usability of Locimetric Authentication
July 13, 2021
DAUS COVID-19 Speaker Series - Vaccines & Immunization Panel
May 25, 2021
Educating About American Democracy
May 13, 2022
SPS Humanities Fest 2022
May 12, 2022
Three Members of the Rimolo Family Celebrate Collectively Earning Their Degrees During Multiple NYU School of Professional Studies Convocation Ceremonies
May 12, 2022
For the Roman Family of Brooklyn, Graduation IS a Family Affair
April 29, 2022
DAUS Visits NYHS Black Dolls Exhibit
April 21, 2022
Alpha Sigma Lambda 2022 Induction Ceremony
April 18, 2022
SMN Faisal Fahad (BS’21), Information Systems Management
May 13, 2022
SPS Humanities Fest 2022
April 29, 2022
DAUS Visits NYHS Black Dolls Exhibit
April 21, 2022
Alpha Sigma Lambda 2022 Induction Ceremony
March 10, 2022
Building Active Connections between Students, Alumni, and Media Professionals
January 25, 2022
Spring 2022 DAUS Scholarship Recipients
January 10, 2022
DAUS Student Leverages NYU Alumni Network to Land Full-Time Position at Citibank
May 13, 2022
SPS Humanities Fest 2022
April 29, 2022
DAUS Visits NYHS Black Dolls Exhibit
April 21, 2022
Alpha Sigma Lambda 2022 Induction Ceremony
July 13, 2021
DAUS COVID-19 Speaker Series - Vaccines & Immunization Panel
June 21, 2021
2021 ASL Induction
July 23, 2020
DAUS Associate Dean Leads Conversation on “The Future of Work” to Mark NYU SPS 85th Anniversary
November 1, 2021
“How I Got Here” with Dean Billie Gastic Rosado
October 29, 2021
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Our Relationship to Nature
September 27, 2021
Digital Communications + Media in Times of COVID
July 14, 2021
Investigating the Usability of Locimetric Authentication
July 13, 2021
DAUS COVID-19 Speaker Series - Vaccines & Immunization Panel
May 25, 2021
Educating About American Democracy
Upcoming Events
June 1, 2022
DAUS Admissions Webinar Series 1: See Yourself At NYU SPS
June 8, 2022
DAUS Admissions Webinar Series 2: Tips For a Successful NYU SPS Application
June 22, 2022
DAUS Admissions Webinar Series 3: Career Resources at NYU SPS