Can previously earned graduate credits be used towards my Wagner degree?
Yes! Relevant graduate credits earned prior to matriculation at Wagner can be applied to your Wagner degree if they meet the criteria outlined in our transfer credit policy and they are not restricted by your
Do you require financial statements during the admissions process?
For admissions purposes we do not require financial statements. If and when you are admitted, NYU's Office of Global Services will follow up with further instructions to clarify the process.
How can I apply for the undergraduate program at NYU Wagner?
NYU Wagner primarily has graduate level degree programs in the areas of public administration and urban planning. If you are interested in undergraduate admissions, please contact the NYU Office of Undergraduate Admissions directly at 212-998-4500.
How do I sign up to receive the NYU Wagner Alumni e-Newsletter?
Good news! All NYU Wagner Alumni receive our quarterly e-Newsletter. Please check your Promotions tab and Spam folder, and if you have not been receiving the e-Newsletter let us know so that we can add you back on the list.
How can I improve my writing skills?
The ability to write clearly and concisely is a critical skill for all successful public service professionals. NYU and Wagner provide several resources to support students who want to improve their writing skills.
How do I get my Visa?
How is international Capstone different?
Most, but not all, international Capstone projects provide opportunity for travel abroad. If your Capstone client requires travel for fieldwork, Wagner will support you by paying for your airfare to your fieldwork destination.
I am a potential client. Is there a fee associated with engaging a Capstone Team?
An engagement fee of $5,000 is suggested for chosen projects. NYU Wagner recognizes there will be organizations for which this fee may be prohibitive.
I am a potential client. What is a project liaison? How much time should a project liaison expect to put towards a Capstone Team?
All Capstone clients must designate one person in their agency who will act as the project liaison and a back-up person in case of a change in circumstances that prevents the original liaison from continuing in the role.
My scanned transcript is too large to upload into the online application. How can I reduce the file size?
Please scan your transcript in black and white at 150 dpi (dots per inch).
What is the Capstone Expo?
The Capstone Expo is an opportunity at the conclusion of the program in May for all Capstone teams to come together and share their processes and findings with clients, faculty, administration, other students, and members of the wider NYU community.
What is the curriculum for the MS in Public Policy program?
The MSPP will provide you with the skills you need to assess, create, and implement public policy that has a lasting impact on the public good.
What is the Financial Access Initiative?
The Financial Access Initiative (FAI) is a research center based at NYU Wagner focused on substantially expanding access to quality financial services for low-income individuals.
What kind of job can I get with an MS in Public Policy?
The MSPP program prepares you for a fulfilling and impactful career in policy analysis in any sector and field—including economic development, education, health, housing, and finance.
What is the Online Master of Health Administration from NYU Wagner?
NYU Wagner’s Online Master of Health Administration is a flexible part-time program that will provide you with the necessary leadership and management skills to make evidence-based decisions, communicate effectively, and manage your career for succe
When can I meet with a Student Services Program Advisor?
Student Services Program Advisors assist you with general academic progress questions within your program. They can also assist you with questions about policies and procedures.
Am I eligible for an application fee waiver for the Online MHA?
You are eligible for a waiver if you have participated in one or more years of full-time service with the U.S.
Can I transfer credits into the MPA-PNP, MPA-Health, or MUP program?
Incoming students may transfer graduate-level credits if they meet the following criteria:
Do I have to submit an International Credential Evaluation?
As an international applicant, you are encouraged, but not required, to submit a third party international credential evaluation to assess U.S. Bachelor’s equivalency and to do a course-by-course evaluation.
Do I need a master's degree to apply for the Wagner Doctoral Program?
While you can apply without a master's degree, nearly all admitted students do have a graduate degree.
Does the Global EMPA admit students mid-year (for the spring semester/term)?
Students are admitted for the fall semester only.
Does my recommender have to use the recommendation form that is provided with the application?
It is preferred that recommenders fill out the forms that are supplied electronically via email. Once you enter your recommendation letter writer names in the application, they will receive a link.
Does NYU Wagner offer financial aid?
Yes, NYU Wagner provides a range of financial aid opportunities, including merit-based scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships.