Program Costs

New York University charges tuition and registration fees on a per-unit basis. The tuition rate for the 2021-2022 academic year is $2,025.00 per credit, for a total tuition of $60,750 for 30 credits, plus registration and service fees. Use the tuition calculator to estimate costs per semester based on course load. 

* The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter tuition and fees. Tuition for the 2022-2023 year will be available in April 2022.

Financial Aid

In addition to the financial aid options available to all NYU graduate students, including the Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Program, other federal loan programs, the Federal Work Study Program, private loans, and external grants, there are several funding opportunities specifically for NYU-CUSP students.

If you are a domestic student applying for financial aid, please complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. 

Merit-Based Scholarships

All applicants (including international students) are eligible for merit-based scholarships at CUSP. Applicants are automatically considered during the evaluation process and any awards will be announced in the admissions letter.

Graduate Research Assistantships

The GRA program is a paid, applied research position in which students work with and are mentored by CUSP researchers. GRAs are announced after the start of each semester, and only available to current CUSP students. GRAs are competitive and skills-based opportunities that students must apply for.

The GRAs are announced when available and are based on faculty need each semester.


Internships with agency and industry partners provide rich learning experiences that complement your classroom and project-based coursework. Some of these opportunities are paid internships, which also help to finance your education.