Build Your Future at the Crossroads of the World

If you want to change the world and succeed on a global scale, then you’ll need a university that will meet you on your level. At NYU Abu Dhabi, your life’s work begins with a solid foundation of liberal arts and sciences as part of a community of high-achievers from every corner of the world. 



NYU Abu Dhabi at a Glance




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The NYU Abu Dhabi Student

To be accepted into our highly selective cohort of global leaders, students must stand out among their peers in both academic and extracurricular achievement.

Programs for High School Students

Get ready for a college prep experience like no other. NYU Abu Dhabi’s programs are designed to academically prepare high school students for all aspects of college life

Parents Guide to NYUAD

Whether your student is traveling a few hours or halfway across the globe to study at NYU Abu Dhabi, we are committed to supporting you while you support your student.


Let's Meet Up

Join us at an event on campus or find an outreach officer near your home country.

Attend an Event

No matter where you are on your journey to NYUAD, there’s a virtual or in-person experience here for you. Explore information sessions, student panels, 30-minute chats with counselors, and more.

Join Our Mailing List

Whether you're sure of your academic plans or still deciding, we encourage you to join our mailing list for more information about the admissions process, financial aid, and your academic area of interest.


Connect with Us

There are so many ways to explore NYU Abu Dhabi. We’d love to welcome you on campus, talk through any questions you have on the application process and virtually connect to give you a more in depth experience and information on all things NYU Abu Dhabi.

In-Person Tours

Experience our campus and see where our students study, live, and spend their free time on our Saadiyat Campus.

Virtual Tours

Our virtual campus tours allow visitors to see the Campus Center, Arts Center, and High Line park, and to hear from current students about life on campus and Abu Dhabi.

Admissions Chats

Chat with admissions representatives who can answer in-depth questions about your application, study abroad opportunities, and anything else on your mind.

Get in Touch

A first-hand account of what it’s like at one of the world's most international and dynamic Universities gives great insight into the experience of attending NYUAD. We have global outreach officers all over the world ready to assist you.


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