Prospective Students

Welcome to NYFA!

NYFA welcomes students from all backgrounds and experience levels to apply for our graduate and undergraduate degree, certificate, short-term workshops, teen camps, and kids camps.

Our hands-on programs in film, media, and performing arts enable students to explore a range of disciplines, opening up pathways to lifelong growth, opportunity, and self discovery. During their time at NYFA, students will learn under the guidance and mentorship of our experienced faculty, who all actively work in their respective industries. Through a project-based curriculum that focuses on practical training and strengthening creative skills, students receive an education that balances traditional techniques and the latest methods and industry trends. This approach allows students to establish a foundation of skills and build confidence in their unique artistic voice.

We’re excited to welcome prospective students to our supportive and diverse environment of students, faculty, and staff of passionate visual storytellers from over 160+ countries. See our pages below to learn more about attending New York Film Academy!

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Admissions Requirements


Financial Aid

Open House and Live Events

Faculty Directory

About Us


Explore Our Programs


Certificate Programs

Short-Term Workshops

Teen and Kids Camps

The Student Experience

Student Life

International Students

Alumni Spotlight


Admission Dates

Admission Requirements

Transfer Students

Study Abroad

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