What is the Ellen Schall Experience Fund and what are the eligibility requirements?
Each year, NYU Wagner awards a quarter million dollars - in the form of $5,000 stipends - to 50 students who have taken on degree relevant and career advancing unpaid summer internships!
What fields of study are available at Wagner?
The Doctoral Program has the following established fields of study:
What jobs do graduates of the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree program find?
Recent Master of Urban Planning graduates can be found at nonprofit organizations, consultant firms, and advocacy groups, at municipal, local, and state agencies.
For a list of specific roles, visit
How do I find housing?
To help students get started with determining where to live, how to get around, and how to enjoy New York, Wagner created a neighborhood map of where most students live, a list of apartment search and housing resources, and several resource links recommended by other students.
Can I have my application fee waived?
What percentage of applicants are admitted to the PhD program?
The program admits approximately 5-8 students to the PhD Program each year. The admit rate is around 5%.
Why doesn't NYU Wagner require the GRE or GMAT?
While moderately predictive of academic performance (which is important to us), we believe that these standardized tests are less useful in helping identify individuals who will be successful in a career of public service and a potential leader in the health field.
How and when to register a Professional Experience Requirement (PER) position?
Once you have secured a position that matches the above requirements, you must submit it for approval in the Career Directory by following these steps:
What is the admission rate for the Online MHA program?
Our CAHME-accredited, on-campus MPA in Health Policy & Management receives several hundred applications each year for an entering class of around 50-60 students. The Online MHA is also a very competitive program.
What are the prerequisites for Capstone registration?
Are merit-based scholarships available?
Yes, the program has limited fellowship and scholarship resources. Around 20% of the incoming class will receive merit-based aid. We assess all applications for merit-based scholarships. Our fellowships do require a separate essay in the application.
Are students given any opportunities to work with professors?
Students may have the opportunity to work with faculty through research projects or as a graduate assistant.
How big are classes at Wagner?
With a some exceptions (e.g. school-wide core courses), classes typically have 35 or fewer students. Some upper-level courses are smaller, with a class size of about 20.
I am a potential client. What can my organization expect from a Capstone Team? What will a Capstone Team expect of my organization?
Each student team will develop and negotiate a scope-of-work agreement with the client once its proposal has been selected.
When are the project proposals due for the Capstone Program?
The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2019-2020 academic year will open on March 4, 2019.
The application deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year is Friday, May 31, 2019.
When will I be informed of the admission decision for the Global EMPA Program?
Where can I find resources for housing and living in New York?
Whether you live on or off campus, are here for the summer, or are living in faculty housing, you will find yourself living "in and of" New York City. Manhattan's vibrant Greenwich Village neighborhood is home to many of NYU's campus buildings.
How is the MS in Public Policy different from the MPA with a specialization in Policy?
The MSPP degree is a rigorous, focused, skills-oriented program geared toward students who want to pursue a career in policy analysis.
Where can I find resources related to finding a career in the Public Service Industry?
NYU Wagner's Office of Career Services has created a variety of guides to assist students and alumni in the career planning process. Please make use of the following online career resources:
Is the GRE or GMAT required for admission?
How do I accept my admissions offer?
If you intend to accept our offer of admission, please take the following actions: