Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies (DAUS)

EARN OR COMPLETE YOUR DEGREE

The Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies serves transfer students, adult learners, military veterans, and those who delayed starting college, empowering them to earn an NYU degree that will increase their knowledge and career options.

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Our undergraduate degree completion programs focus on developing the skills and knowledge that are most important to you, no matter what phase of your academic or professional career. Whether you have already earned college credit and want to go back to school to finish your degree or you are just starting to pursue your college education, we are here to help.

Bachelor’s Degrees

  • For students who have earned 45 transferable undergraduate credits or more
  • Seamless credit transfer
  • Degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and five professionally focused areas of study
  • On-site and online study options
  • Full-time, part-time, and evening schedules

Associate Degrees

  • For students who have earned less than 45 transferable undergraduate credits
  • Choose from options that prepare you for a career or additional study at the Bachelor’s level
  • Tuition rates equivalent to community college
  • Full-time, part-time, and evening schedules

ADDRESSING YOUR UNIQUE GOALS & OBJECTIVES

The NYU School of Professional Studies Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies serves a diverse community of learners, each with their own needs, goals, and objectives. For a more customized approach to your DAUS education, click on the link that best describes you.

While we can’t wait to talk with you in person about all that DAUS has to offer and the success of our students and alumni, this video provides a snapshot of the amazing experience you’ll have when you enroll in our programs.

Learn more about our degrees, our faculty members, and the invaluable undergraduate education DAUS affords students from NYC, across the country, and around the world.

By the Numbers

95%
GRADUATES EMPLOYED AFTER GRADUATION
44%
STUDENTS OVER AGE 25
28%
STUDENTS ENROLLED PART TIME
26%
STUDENTS FROM OUTSIDE THE US

THE DAUS UNDERGRADUATE ADVANTAGE

Whether you are a high school graduate who earned your degree at least one year ago or you have earned some college credit, going back to school to earn or finish your degree may seem out of reach due to time constraints, work and family obligations or financial concerns. Our programs are designed to address these issues so that you can focus on completing your studies.

Dedicated Faculty Members >

  • Experts in their fields
  • Deeply commitment to your success
  • Serve as teachers and mentors

Flexible Course Schedules

  • Online and on-site programs
  • Full- and part-time study
  • Courses held in the evening

Credit for Prior Learning

  • Reduce time to degree completion
  • CLEP and AP exams may apply

Seamless Credit Transfer

Career Development Services >

  • Résumé evaluation/Career counseling
  • Mock Interviews/Internships
  • Access to job database

Academic Resources >

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Need- and merit-based
  • Financial aid counseling

Access to SPS & NYU Resources

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DAUS Faculty

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Kofi Afriyie

Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Donatella Delfino

Clinical Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Elisa DiCaprio

Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

DEPARTMENTAL HIGHLIGHTS

May 27, 2021
NYU SPS Students’ Summer Plans – Way More Than Rest & Relaxation
May 27, 2021
Four DAUS Students Named 2021-2022 Dean's Scholars
May 26, 2021
Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies Alumna Sofia Sondervan Nominated for an Academy Award for Producing in the Category of Best Short Film (Live Action)
May 20, 2021
NYU SPS Undergraduate Student Convocation Speaker and Recent DAUS Graduate, John N. Gargano, Jr., Interviewed by NY1 and The New York Times
April 23, 2021
DAUS Professor Responds to Verdict in George Floyd Trial Through Poetry
April 21, 2021
Life after DAUS: Only the beginning for adult learner, Michele Thorpe
May 27, 2021
Four DAUS Students Named 2021-2022 Dean's Scholars
April 21, 2021
Life after DAUS: Only the beginning for adult learner, Michele Thorpe
February 22, 2021
“Doing it Differently” - A Virtual Art Walk for International Studies
February 10, 2021
Supporting First-Gen Students' College Goals Through Aspire Program
January 26, 2021
Spring 2021 DAUS Scholarship Winners
December 17, 2020
Digital Media Student Project Helps Mark 75th Anniversary of English Language Institute
July 23, 2020
DAUS Associate Dean Leads Conversation on “The Future of Work” to Mark NYU SPS 85th Anniversary
November 25, 2019
Packed House at KGB Bar Literary Reading
August 12, 2019
DAUS reads One Book NY pick, Just Kids, by Patti Smith
April 23, 2021
DAUS Professor Responds to Verdict in George Floyd Trial Through Poetry
November 2, 2020
Social Justice and Sustainability: DAUS Adjunct Fadia Nordtveit
October 28, 2020
The Lion King: A Love Story about the Top 1%
September 17, 2020
The Drawdown Project to Reverse Global Warming
September 1, 2020
DAUS Faculty Spotlight: Alex Bordino
August 31, 2020
Associate Dean Receives UPCEA Fellowship Award
May 27, 2021
NYU SPS Students’ Summer Plans – Way More Than Rest & Relaxation
May 27, 2021
Four DAUS Students Named 2021-2022 Dean's Scholars
May 26, 2021
Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies Alumna Sofia Sondervan Nominated for an Academy Award for Producing in the Category of Best Short Film (Live Action)
May 20, 2021
NYU SPS Undergraduate Student Convocation Speaker and Recent DAUS Graduate, John N. Gargano, Jr., Interviewed by NY1 and The New York Times
April 23, 2021
DAUS Professor Responds to Verdict in George Floyd Trial Through Poetry
April 21, 2021
Life after DAUS: Only the beginning for adult learner, Michele Thorpe
May 27, 2021
Four DAUS Students Named 2021-2022 Dean's Scholars
April 21, 2021
Life after DAUS: Only the beginning for adult learner, Michele Thorpe
February 22, 2021
“Doing it Differently” - A Virtual Art Walk for International Studies
February 10, 2021
Supporting First-Gen Students' College Goals Through Aspire Program
January 26, 2021
Spring 2021 DAUS Scholarship Winners
December 17, 2020
Digital Media Student Project Helps Mark 75th Anniversary of English Language Institute
July 23, 2020
DAUS Associate Dean Leads Conversation on “The Future of Work” to Mark NYU SPS 85th Anniversary
November 25, 2019
Packed House at KGB Bar Literary Reading
August 12, 2019
DAUS reads One Book NY pick, Just Kids, by Patti Smith
April 23, 2021
DAUS Professor Responds to Verdict in George Floyd Trial Through Poetry
November 2, 2020
Social Justice and Sustainability: DAUS Adjunct Fadia Nordtveit
October 28, 2020
The Lion King: A Love Story about the Top 1%
September 17, 2020
The Drawdown Project to Reverse Global Warming
September 1, 2020
DAUS Faculty Spotlight: Alex Bordino
August 31, 2020
Associate Dean Receives UPCEA Fellowship Award
Upcoming Events
July 13, 2021
AMA (Ask me Anything!) NYU SPS Admissions - DAUS
Virtual
July 15, 2021
Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies Virtual Info Session
Virtual
September 30, 2021
Private Event