Admissions Information

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Key Admissions Criteria
Admissions Process
Application Review
Cost and Paying for your Education

Key Admissions Criteria


To be admitted, applicants must satisfy the following eligibility requirements:

  • a minimum of five years of professional, full-time work experience;
  • a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited US college or university or, for non-US applicants, the equivalent of a US baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in their home country;
  • demonstrated high aptitude for quantitative analysis and academic success as evidenced by undergraduate and graduate coursework as applicable.

Standardized test scores are not required, except for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) when necessary. More information on the TOEFL and IELTS requirements is available in our FAQ section.

Admissions Process


Admissions Process
The Admissions Process is rigorous and selective. We consider applicants holistically based on the qualities they will bring to the MS CRS program. To begin:

Submit your resume or link to your LinkedIn profile with the preliminary information form, which will assist the Admissions Committee in advising you on your suitability for the program.

An Admissions representative will contact you within one week after receipt of your form to discuss your suitability and, if applicable, schedule a preliminary informational interview. If the MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy program is a strong fit, we will invite you to begin the online application.

Register and complete the online application. ​As part of the online application, we will need the following:

Three essays
Two letters of recommendation (one personal and one professional)
Official college transcripts
TOEFL result (if required)
Non-refundable application fee of $120 USD



Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Online application
  • CV/Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (one personal and one professional)
  • Official college transcripts

Please mail official transcripts to:

Erin O’Brien
NYU Law- NYU Tandon MS Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy
139 MacDougal Street, #609
NY, NY 10012

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Application Review


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis. The first deadline to apply to the Class of 2021, beginning in May 2020, is July 15th.

Cost and Paying for Your Education


 The total cost for the NYU Law-NYU Tandon MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy is USD $85,500.

Additional details about paying for the program:

  • NYU offers financial aid, which will allow you to take advantage of any grants or federal and private loans.
  • There are several methods of payment, including: Electronic Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer, Organizational Sponsorship, and 529 plans.
  • NYU is proud to participate in the Yellow Ribbon program. Yellow Ribbon is a part of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 and provides education benefits to military veterans who have served on active duty since Sept. 11, 2001. More details and eligibility guidelines for Post-9/11 benefits, including Yellow Ribbon, may be found at under Education Benefits. Veterans may also contact the VA directly at 1-888-GIBILL1 (442-4551).

Link to Online Application