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

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.


Application Deadlines


Early Decision 1
Deadline: November 1 (preferred, Oct. 1)*
Decision Notification: December 15

Early Decision 2
Deadline: January 1 (preferred, Dec. 1)*
Decision Notification: February 15

Regular Decision
Deadline: January 1
Decision Notification: April

*Preferred Deadline: We strongly suggest Early Decision applicants submit their portfolios early so as to better ensure their application is complete at the time of the deadline.


Internal Transfer (including Tisch Change of Major & Double Major)
Deadline: March 1
Decision Notification: April

External Transfer
Deadline: April 1
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.