The NYU-Poly Honors Program offers students of exceptional promise and talent an enriched educational experience, one that extends beyond the traditional classroom environment. Here, learning takes place in a collaborative manner, where students are encouraged to critically reflect on their coursework by dialoging with the various constituencies at the Institute.
The program offers a superior educational experience by fostering critical thinking and creativity. The program’s depth and breadth are comprehensive, rigorous and individualized. Students can enroll in honors courses taught by outstanding faculty, participate in the mentoring program throughout their college careers, engage in undergraduate research and benefit from presentations by renowned faculty, inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs.
Rigorous intellectual development through active learning and faculty mentoring combine with an interdisciplinary focus and global awareness that prepares students to become leaders in engineering, science, technology and entrepreneurship. As rising scholars, Honors students are a highly enthusiastic and prominent part of the University's alumni population and enhance the overall reputation of the University for delivering excellence in education.