New York University (NYU) is one of the largest private universities in the United States and one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities. Founded more than 178 years ago in 1831 by Albert Gallatin, the distinguished statesman who served as secretary of the treasury under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, NYU today is a renowned research university located in the Greenwich Village section of Manhattan.

NYU is organized into 18 schools and colleges located in five major centers in Manhattan and in locations across the globe like Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. Regardless of whether a student is simply starting his undergraduate education or is pursuing an advanced degree with a professional focus, NYU’s schools and colleges adhere to the highest standard of academic excellence. One of its distinguished schools – the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) – offers busy adult learners the opportunity to pursue 14 distinct master’s and 26 undergraduate degrees through on-campus evening classes or conveniently online via NYU-SCPS Online, a state-of-the-art online classroom that lets students learn on a schedule suited to the their lifestyle.

NYU-SCPS Online offers graduate and undergraduate programs as well as continuing education courses and professional certificate programs. These courses are of the same quality, rigor and credential as NYU’s on-site programs and cover such areas as the humanities, the sciences, the social sciences, business, education; the fine arts and many other concentrations.

Cost of tuition and fees for one course which consists of three credits is US$4,888. For full-time students taking a course load of four courses or 12 credits, the cost of tuition and fees is US$15,499. Tuition costs for master’s degrees vary according to the chosen degree. Financial aid is available via scholarships, loans and flexible payment plans.