NYU Steinhardt and its partner schools offer generous support to make our residency affordable to applicants from diverse backgrounds.
You'll receive a master's degree from one of the nation's leading research institutions and a full year of teaching experience. Our commitment to urban education at NYU Steinhardt paired with that of our district and charter partners, enables us to cut your cost by approximately half.
($7,500 in Philadelphia)
NYU Steinhardt Scholarship
Our district and charter partners are responsible for a sizeable tuition subsidy. Most partners provide $10,000 while the School District of Philadelphia offers $7,500. Plus, your residency year is paid – so you can count on an additional $15,000 to $38,000 in wages to help with your educational and living expenses. Each Residency Location page provides specifics on wages, stipends, and benefits in The Details section.
Please visit our school location pages for more information on wages, stipends, and benefits provided by our school partners.
You will be considered for our NYU Steinhardt scholarship, which will average $13,000 and range from $8,000 to $16,500. We also strongly encourage all applicants to apply for need-based aid including student loans by completing their FAFSA and submitting the information to NYU. One hundred percent of last year’s enrolled cohort received an NYU Steinhardt scholarship.
You can offset your tuition costs with federally subsidized loans while in your residency year, if eligible. Most graduate students are potentially eligible to receive up to $41,000 in federal loans over the course of the Teacher Residency. Complete your 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 FAFSA applications and include code 002785 for NYU Steinhardt to learn if you are eligible.
The amount you're responsible for can be further reduced with TEACH grants and teacher loan forgiveness programs, if eligible.
Students who commit to teaching in a high need (Title 1) school for four years post-graduation may be eligible for up to $4,200 in tuition assistance during the residency year.
Teacher Loan Forgiveness
After teaching for five years in a high-need (Title 1) school:
This is not a guarantee that you will be eligible for these awards. You must read about the requirements of the program and follow the steps required by the federal government. If you have questions, you should contact the U.S. Department of Education via the links above.
Summer 2019 cost per credit is $1,726 with additional $849 fees for registration. Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 cost per credit is estimated to be $1,795 with additional $3,018 total fees for registration. The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter the fee schedule without notice.
We seek a diverse group of applicants to become teaching residents and encourage you to apply and complete your financial aid application today.
Once you have been admitted, we will send you detailed information on the scholarship and financial aid package you will receive. You are under no obligation to enroll in the program until you have seen and accepted your financial aid package.
To determine your eligibility for need-based scholarships and to apply for student loans, you must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2018-2019 and 2019-20 as soon as possible and indicate that your data is to be sent to New York University, code number 002785. Your FAFSA must be on file at NYU by June 1, 2019 to receive consideration.
Do not wait for an acceptance offer to submit your FAFSA materials. NYU’s Office of Financial Aid will send you a financial aid package shortly after you have an offer to participate in the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency program.
If you have questions about financial aid, please contact our enrollment specialists, who will connect you with a financial aid counselor to answer your questions.
You may also visit our FAQ page for answers to common questions.