Choose NYU Abu Dhabi

From creating conversations about sustainability to understanding genetics and its mutations, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an exceptional education to meet the pressing challenges of today’s world.

Undergraduate Admissions

Students can choose from 26 majors as well as courses in the Core Curriculum, multidisciplinary minors, electives in other fields, and pre-professional courses.

Graduate Admissions

NYU Abu Dhabi offers Global PhD fellowships in science and engineering and Masters in fine arts and economics.

Get to Know NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is one of the most diverse campuses in the world. Our students come from 115 countries and speak more than 100 languages.


Few places are better to experiment than NYUAD. The risks I took allowed me to find the right path that led me to where I am today.

Nghiem Q. Huynh, economics alumni, now attending Yale University

Student Experiences

Why did you choose NYU Abu Dhabi? We asked, students answered.

Hurbert's Story

"What I learn in sports does not just stop on the pitch. It seeps into our daily lives, in almost everything we do. It is a lifestyle."

Nada's Story

"I didn't have a concrete idea of what I wanted to study, but I knew I wanted to take advantage of NYUAD’s strategic location."

My research experiences at NYUAD led to publications in reputable journals, which ultimately helped me secure a spot with a fellowship in one of the world's top chemistry programs.

Ilma Jahovic, chemistry alumni, now at the University of Cambridge

Degree Granting Campuses

Abu Dhabi

Choose from liberal arts, sciences, and engineering degrees in 25 majors at the Middle East’s first comprehensive liberal arts college.

New York City

Learn in the heart of one of the world’s most inspiring and influential cities. NYU’s founding campus offers a vast selection of majors and cross-school minors.


Work towards a BA or BS in one of the most culturally vibrant cities in the world. Join a community of exceptional scholars from within China and across the world.

Let’s Meet

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 experience here for you. There are information sessions, student panels, 30-minute chats with counselors, and more. 

Get in Touch

We have global outreach officers all over the world ready to assist you.