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 come away with a full year of teaching experience under your belt. 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.
NYU Steinhardt Scholarship
2017 average scholarship awarded
Our district and charter partners are responsible for a sizeable subsidy of $10,000 on average. Plus, your residency year is paid-so you can count on an additional $12,500 to $26,500 in wages to help with your educational and living expenses.
Please visit our school location pages for more information on wages, stipends, and benefits provided by our school partners.
We encourage all applicants to apply for significant need-based scholarships provided by NYU Steinhardt and other philanthropic sources. To apply, you must complete your FAFSA and demonstrate financial need. One hundred percent of last year’s enrolled class received an NYU Steinhardt scholarship ranging from $10,000 to $17,500.
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 2017 – 18 and 2018-19 FAFSA applications and include code 002785 for NYU Steinhardt to learn if you are eligible.
After you're a teacher of record, the amount you're responsible for can be further reduced with TEACH grants and teacher loan forgiveness program, 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 2017 cost per credit is $1,596 with additional $800 fees for registration. Fall, Spring, and Summer 2018 cost per credit is $1,660 with additional $2,916 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 and scholarship 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 2017-18 and 2018-19 and indicate that your data is to be sent to New York University, code number 002785. Both FAFSA applications must be submitted no later than June 1, 2018.
Do not wait for an acceptance offer to submit your FAFSA materials. Once you've completed the FAFSA, NYU's Office of Financial Aid will send you a financial aid package shortly after you have an offer to participate in the Teacher Residency.
If you have questions about financial aid, please contact our enrollment specialists, who will connect you with a financial aid counselor upon admission who can answer your questions.