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Minimum GPA for NYU?

Hey friends! I’m super into NYU and I want to give it my best shot. Does anyone know what GPA they typically like to see? Is there a difference in the expectations for regular vs. transfer students?

8 months ago

Being a competitive institution, NYU often looks for students with strong academic backgrounds. While there's no official 'minimum' GPA, aiming for a GPA that's at or above the average of admitted students can increase your chances. Typically, students with a high school GPA in the range of 3.5 to 4.0 are often considered competitive in NYU admissions. However, keep in mind that GPAs are evaluated in the context of your school's rigor and your course load difficulty.

For transfer students, the expectations can be slightly different since colleges also consider your college GPA and the level of courses you've taken post-high school. Admissions committees understand that a university-level curriculum offers different challenges and opportunities for growth. Hence, a strong college GPA, close to or above 3.5, especially in rigorous courses or your proposed field of study, can make a compelling case for your application.

You can also affirm this information by looking at NYU's admitted student profile or by contacting their admissions office directly for the most accurate insights.

8 months ago

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