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Guaranteed Admission Program

Say Goodbye to Uncertainty and Hello to Your Future with Automatic Acceptance

No need to wait for the acceptance letter—find out right now if you have a spot at NYU! Guaranteed Admission provides a direct route to NYU's School of Professional Studies for qualified applicants and transfers. Without taking any additional action, eligible applicants are automatically accepted into select SPS Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs when they apply or transfer by the final deadline of the program.

Additionally, graduate applicants may qualify for an automatic merit scholarship, view details below under Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Now open for Fall 2024

How It Works


Associate Degrees

Bachelor's Degrees

Master's Degrees

How to Apply or Transfer


Choose Your Program
NYU SPS offers a range of career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs.


Go through the normal NYU application process by the final deadline of the degree program.


Expedited Acceptance
If you meet the requirements, your application will be expedited and you may be automatically accepted.

NYU SPS reserves the right not to offer admission to applicants where academic, behavioral, or integrity concerns arise, regardless of meeting Guaranteed Admission criteria.  


Am I eligible for Guaranteed Admission?

How do I know if my degree and program of interest are included in the Guaranteed Admission program?

I am eligible for Guaranteed Admission but I missed the application deadline. Can I still apply?

Is the Guaranteed Admission process different from NYU SPS Instant Decision Days?

Financial Aid and Scholarships

NYU offers a wide range of financial aid, scholarships, and student loans for undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Our dedicated admissions staff members are here to help you make educated decisions so you can worry less about finances and concentrate more on acquiring an NYU education!

Graduate applicants eligible for Guaranteed Admission with a 3.8 undergraduate GPA or above automatically earn a merit scholarship worth $5,500 per semester (Fall and Spring only for $11,000 per year).