New York University Global Program - Washington, DC

Spend the upcoming fall or spring semester in the heart of our nation’s capital city with NYU Washington DC.

Study with NYU in Washington, DC, next semester!

Spend the upcoming fall or spring semester at NYU Washington, DC, in the heart of the US capital. Experience the city’s distinctive intellectual, political, and cultural life while you study under the guidance of world-renowned faculty just blocks away from Capitol Hill, the White House, the World Bank, and the Supreme Court.

NYU Washington, DC, offers courses in an array of subjects, including public policy, journalism, and economics. While in Washington, DC, you have the opportunity to deepen your understanding of politics, law, and society through an internship with a government agency, international organization, NGO, museum, or other institution.

Sample Academic Areas of Study

  • Art History
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Metropolitan Studies
  • Politics
  • Prelaw
  • Public Policy

Students earn 12 to 18 NYU credits per semester.

Student Events and Activities

At NYU Washington, DC, you have unlimited access to a wide range of activities that explore US culture and history. Students live just steps away from the entertainment, shopping, and attractions on the city’s trendy 14th Street corridor.

In your free time you may visit one of the Smithsonian museums
; tour government buildings; attend 
performances at the Kennedy Center; enjoy hikes through Great Falls Park
; and visit George Washington’s impressive Mount Vernon estate. 


The top six floors of NYU’s academic center in Washington, DC, are reserved for student housing. Students share four-person suites (two per room), and each suite includes desks, wardrobes, and a private bathroom. An on-site residence manager and residential-life staff provide guidance and plan student-life activities. There is also a 24-hour security staff. The center is conveniently located near metro and bus services.

Program Dates

Fall 2015 semester: August 13-December 19 

Spring 2016 semester: January 24-May 21

Program Costs (in US dollars):

Tuition costs for 2015–2016 are approximately $23,875 per semester. Visit the NYU Office of Global Programs website for the most up-to-date tuition and fees. Additional costs include airfare, meals, personal travel, and related expenses.


The NYU Washington, DC, academic center is open to college students who are currently earning a degree at an accredited college or university. To be considered for admission, you must have completed at least one full year of college study and maintained a competitive grade-point average.

Application Deadline

Application deadlines are posted on the NYU Office of Global Programs website. NYU Washington, DC, practices rolling admission. Students are advised to apply by the earliest deadline because the program may fill early. Apply online today!


$25,000—$30,000 Semester

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