The Best & Worst

Location
New York, NY
Undergrads
7,154
Tuition (in-state)
$13,190 ($4,790)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Best Of

  1. 1
    Straight-from-the-industry professors provide students with "real world" experience/instruction.
  2. 2
    Classroom sizes are kept, on average, to 30 students.
  3. 3
    New York City is your campus.
  4. 4
    More than 60 clubs and organizations students can join
  5. 5
    Students who design their own clothes and accessories
  6. 6
    The tremendous creative energy surrounding students
  7. 7
    Tuition is cheaper, compared to other colleges.
  8. 8
    Access to "dream" internships
  9. 9
    Dive right into your major from day one
  10. 10
    Great opportunity to network/Fashion Week opportunities

Facts & Statistics

Affordable
Tuition is only $13,190, one of the most affordable rates in the country.
Happy Students
85% of students return after their first year.
Proven Success
72% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
93% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Accepting Campus Community
79% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Great Local Atmosphere
97% of students surveyed said that there is always something fun and interesting going on near campus.
Students Don't Want to Leave
66% of students surveyed said that they would totally live in the area after graduation.
Safe Campus
59% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Highly Satisfied Students
78% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
69% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
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-54% of students are minorities.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    The hours of the cafeteria are not very flexible to students' schedules.
  2. 2
    Students are forced to show their ID cards when they walk into every building on campus.
  3. 3
    The length of classes is very long.
  4. 4
    The housing is very expensive.
  5. 5
    A lot of the professors are still in the industry, making it hard to meet with them outside of class.
  6. 6
    Not enough studio space or equipment for weekend work
  7. 7
    Guests in residence halls must be signed out before midnight.
  8. 8
    There's no Greek life, nor are there a lot of options for athletics, creating a lack of school spirit.
  9. 9
    The upperclassman dorms are far from campus.
  10. 10
    The school is mostly made up of girls.

Facts & Statistics

Expensive to Just Get By
54% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was worse than average.
Life is NOT a Party
58% of students surveyed said it's almost impossible to find a good party.
Unbalanced Student Population
It might be hard for some students to find a date with a male-to-female ratio of 13/87.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $8,622.
Don't Move Off Campus
Average off-campus housing is a steep $17,995.
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