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NYU Acceptance Letter

Part of your job at the admissions department of New York University may include corresponding with the students, especially notifying the new ones with accepted applications, so it is very important that you know how to write a great formal letter. Here is a helpful guide to writing an official NYU acceptance letter that will properly represent the prestigious school to the student whose life is about to change forever.

Format and Content

An official NYU acceptance letter format will contain approximately three paragraphs, starting with a nice congratulatory statement to the student. Give the student all the necessary information for his or her enrollment as well as the office’s contact information in case there are any problems. Close with a cordial admonition for the student to live up to the expectations formed based on his or her application and express appreciation for the choice of school. Write in a formal and concise manner on the school’s official letterhead and be sure to sign and date it properly as will be shown below.


If you are trying to come up with the right words with which to congratulate a new NYU student, seeing an example can help you get started. Here is an NYU acceptance letter sample letting a new student know that her application has been accepted and making sure she knows what steps to take next. It also thanks her for applying to NYU as her school of choice.

Dear Ms. Mitchell,

I am pleased to congratulate you on behalf of New York University on the success of your application for our 2014 program. As you may know, we have received a record breaking number of applications this year, and we reviewed all of them with the very highest standards. Your history of academic excellence, letters of recommendation and list of accomplishments so far have convinced us that you will make a wonderful addition to our program.

Enclosed with this letter you will find a collection of the necessary forms for your enrollment. Please fill them out and return them to us by no later than May 1, 2014 in order to ensure that your spot remains open for you. We look forward to receiving them so that we may facilitate your enrollment process. If you have any problems or questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact us at (555)-555-5555 or [email]

It is our hope that with the honor of your acceptance you will strive to reach your full potential and live up to our expectations. We also hope that you find your New York University experience to be fulfilling, satisfying and all you dreamed it would be. Thank you for choosing New York University for your continued education needs.

Yours sincerely,

Laurie Andrews

Laurie K. Andrews

Admissions Department

New York University