The Best & Worst

Location
New York, NY
Undergrads
7,236
Tuition
$47,246
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    The prestige that comes with an Ivy League education
  2. 2
    Access to smart professors and curious peers
  3. 3
    The Core Curriculum
  4. 4
    Diversity of student body and opinion
  5. 5
    Internship opportunities
  6. 6
    New York City!
  7. 7
    The campus-low steps on a nice day
  8. 8
    Academics
  9. 9
    Everything you could want is nearby.
  10. 10
    Public transportation

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
96% of students return after their first year.
Commitment to Teaching
There are 6 students for every member of faculty on campus.
Proven Success
95% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
94% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Accepting Campus Community
71% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Great Local Atmosphere
98% of students surveyed said that there is always something fun and interesting going on near campus.
Students Don't Want to Leave
54% of students surveyed said that they would totally live in the area after graduation.
Safe Campus
54% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
59% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Strong Alumni Network
63% of students surveyed said the alumni network is very strong and involved in activities on campus.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 53/47 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Learn from the Best
100% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 77% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.
Extremely Diverse
One of the most racially diverse campuses-58% of students are minorities.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    Coming home to your high school friends who haven't had nearly as interesting a year as you have
  2. 2
    Cost of education and cost of living in NYC
  3. 3
    Housing and the housing lottery
  4. 4
    The eternal dilemma-studying or doing something cool and interesting in NYC
  5. 5
    Bureaucracy and a complete lack of transparency in administrative ongoings
  6. 6
    Class registration
  7. 7
    Dining
  8. 8
    Stress/workload
  9. 9
    No discounted public transportation
  10. 10
    Spoiled, opinionated people

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $47,246, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive to Just Get By
61% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was worse than average.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $6,770.
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