Location
New York City, NY
Undergrads
1,423
Tuition
$37,810
Admission Difficulty
Easy
Branch Campus Of
The New School
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Reviews 111 total reviews with an average rating of 3.2

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College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life? At the New School? Ha.

3 College Freshman

Academics: The academics overall are okay. They have interesting classes with pretty good teachers. There are no General Education Requirements.

The workload can be pretty intense. It is a very reading-intensive school so there will be a lot of reading and a fair amount of writing.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Academics: The academics overall are okay. They have interesting classes with pretty good teachers. Most teachers are willing to help if you need help. There are no General Education Requirements.

The workload can be pretty intense. It is a very reading-intensive school so there will be a lot of reading and a fair amount of writing. You can get easily 40-60 pages a night per class. Registration is competitive. Register AS SOON as it opens or you will be royally screwed.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a lot of food places nearby. However a lot of them are pricey.

3 College Freshman

Weather: It's New York City weather. Winters can be pretty bad because it snows and then the snow turns into slush and ice.

1 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The classes are interesting, and a lot of the professors are great.

However the school doesn't give a damn about you or your needs. You are a customer to them.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: People here are all generally the same. Same interests, style, etc. There are very few guys in relation to girls. For most classes of 30 people you'll have about 2 guys.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: The school itself doesn't have buses or anything like that to transport students. However, Penn Station is a short train ride away. You can take a taxi to the airport.

2 College Freshman

Facilities: There really is no real "campus" so you don't have any real place for students to have events and hang out. There are no real athletic centers. The libraries are a mess.

2 College Freshman

Facilities: The social scene is terrible. Everyone does their own thing. There is no such thing as campus life really since there is no campus.

The school is located in a great area so that helps.

2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Drugs (especially weed) and alcohol are definitely a huge part of the social atmosphere. Many people here participate in them. If you look hard enough you'll find people who don't. Also, almost everyone smokes cigarettes.

3 people found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Scholarships: They don't particularly care about you, especially in terms of financial aid. If you ask for more they will tell you to take out loans. They're very unhelpful. My advice would be if you know you can't afford it with the package they gave you then go elsewhere. If you're taking out loans you probably won't be getting your money's worth.

3 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Computers: There are not enough computers on campus. They have PC's and Mac's. One building has several computer labs, but most of them only have 4-8 computers per building. The Wifi is pretty slow, and printing is a nightmare since they only have 2-3 printers in most buildings that don't even work half the time.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: There's a lot to do since it's in the heart of Greenwich Village, a really trendy area. However it can be pretty pricey to find something decent to do.

5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: One of the best neighborhoods in Manhattan. There's always stuff to do!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Weather: NYC weather is perfect in the spring & fall, super cold in the winter, and kinda disgustingly hot in the summer.

College Freshman

Academics: I don't have a major yet ;)

4 College Freshman

Academics: TONS of reading. Really interesting and unique classes

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Speaking as a straight girl, I'll say that the girls are gorge and so are a lot of the guys... buuuuut most of the guys like other guys.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: NYC public transportation is nice because it runs constantly (super late at night and early in the morning)

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