After announcing free tuition, NYU reveals plan to build new med school

Three months after announcing plans to offer full-tuition scholarships to all medical school students, New York City-based New York University revealed plans to establish a medical school on its Mineola, N.Y.-based NYU Winthrop campus, Crain's New York Business reports.

NYU President Andrew Hamilton, PhD, revealed plans for the medical school during a university senate meeting last week, the report states. Officials said the school could open as soon as September 2019 and would potentially cost $8 million, according to a previously disclosed application NYU filed to receive $1.6 million in state funding for the school, obtained by Crain's.

An NYU Langone spokesperson confirmed Mr. Hamilton's remarks about the medical school to Crain's and said the school would offer a three-year accelerated degree program. The spokesperson also would not comment to Crain's on whether students at the Winthrop campus would receive full-tuition scholarships.

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