Admissions

How to Apply

  1. Complete your Common Application with the NYU supplement (choose Film & TV as your major)

  2. Complete your five-part Creative Portfolio via SlideRoom

  3. Submit both by your chosen deadline. 

Note: You won't be able to submit the Portfolio until after the Common App is submitted. However, you may work on both simultaneously prior to submission.

***AS OF 2017, THE TISCH FILM DEPARTMENT IS TEST OPTIONAL.***

Application Deadlines

Freshman

Early Decision 1
Deadline: November 1 @ 11:59pm EDT
Decision Notification: Mid-December

Early Decision 2
Deadline: January 1 @ 11:59pm EDT
Decision Notification: Mid-February

Regular Decision
Deadline: January 5 @ 11:59pm EDT
Decision Notification: April

*Note: We strongly suggest that applicants submit their portfolios at least 10 days prior to the deadline so as to better ensure their portfolio is complete.

Transfer

NYU Internal Transfer (including Tisch Change of Major & Double Major)
Deadline: March 1 @ 11:59pm EDT
Decision Notification: April

External Transfer
Deadline: April 1 @ 11:59pm EDT
Decision Notification: May

SlideRoom will open in January for Transfer Applicants.

Requirements for Applying to Film & TV

  1. Submit the Common App
  2. Submit your Creative Portfolio through SlideRoom
  3. International students MAY need to provide proof of English language proficiency. Read NYU’s policy to know whether this applies to you.
  4. Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent (details at NYU Proof of Graduation Policy).
  5. We DO NOT require the SAT/ACT or any other standardized test. We are a “test optional” program.