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New York, NY
Undergrads
21,247
Tuition
$44,958
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Reviews 3206 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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4 College Sophomore

Facilities: It is nice to be in the middle of the city and there are a lot of things to do

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Its not a big part of this school

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Though I haven't year people I know have during school or have come out with great jobs

4 College Sophomore

Academics: My major is great at creating a smaller community of people with similar interests making it easy to make friends and connections

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Challenging work/workload but beneficial to learning

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus as it is too expensive, I commute

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I'm a commuter so I'm not on the premises at all times,or at night time, but I always feel safe when I'm on campus.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: They are strict for things that matter. No alcohol and drugs.

5 College Senior

Majors: Love it! Great professors, great students, and great clinicals. Challenging but manageable if you work hard. I learn a lot and feel happy in my program.

1 person found this useful Report
College Senior

Majors: I have clinicals and am in an accelerated program so I don't have time for an internship at the moment.

4 College Senior

Facilities: Many facilities that are variable and good or any student.

College Senior

Nightlife: I haven't attended parties in school. I usually just go around the town to the local bars to have fun.

3 College Senior

Athletics: I mean, it's there and there may be some people who go to events and support the teams, but overall, the student body doesn't really emphasize the importance of athletics for them.

5 College Senior

Academics: Nursing program is excellent! Great professors, great students, great clinical experiences. I can't complain! I'm learning a lot and I wouldn't have it any other way!

5 College Senior

Academics: Academics are competitive but manageable. You work hard and results will show. Great professors, great classes, and great supportive environment to help you succeed.

5 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: You're in NYC! There's an infinite amount of activities, attractions, and events you can see in this city and you'll never be bored!

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Think: NYC apartment hunting. It's expensive, tedious, a pain, and sometimes with a low budget, you'll get an apartment that resembles a closet. Totally worth it though, because NYU dorms are so expensive. Even if your apartment is far, the train system is excellent.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Diversity: Honestly, NYU is majority rich white kids, and Asians.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Campus Strictness: Academically NYU is very strict. Attendance is very important, and if you're going to drink in the dorms, students just have to be smart about it I suppose.

5 College Senior

Facilities: NYU is a big arts school, so that alone provides a lot of opportunities to see shows, art, etc. Also, Greenwich Village is a really fun area with a lot to do (not even including the rest of the city!)

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Campus Dining: Meal plans are expensive, and all of the freshman dorms require students to have one. The food is excellent though! NYC is expensive and that includes the food, so I figure if I'm going to spend a lot of money on meals and food, I may as well make it convenient for myself. Also, there is a Starbucks, Argo Tea, and Dunkin Donuts on campus where you can use dining dollars (which come with your meal plan) for coffee, etc.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Senior

Greek Life: Most NYU Students see fraternities and sororities as a joke. I do too, to be honest.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Some of these courses are amazing (i.e.: Dead Media Research Studio.... Hacktivism) and I always end up close with my professors, and I always know I have past professors that I can turn to for recommendations!

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I haven't started looking for jobs yet, of course, but I have heard that the alumni network is excellent. Also, NYU is considered a relatively prestigious university, and employers like that.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Academics: I love my major and I feel like I can't have gotten a better curriculum for it than I have there. I've only had 2 big lectures, ever (and they weren't even that big). Most of my classes are small and never have a TA. Also, internships are very available and abundant because of the location.

1 person found this useful Report
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NYU Stern School of Business
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Victoria Adesoba
Hometown
Downtown Brooklyn
Major
Chemistry
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NYU offers students a taste of the hustle and bustle they will most likely encounter in the real world once they graduate. It is an overpopulated institution, so you have to be ready to fight to gain certain academic opportunities, but cultivating such a habit may serve as indirect training for new graduates when they have to go about securing jobs in their respective fields. Life at NYU demands a certain kind of disposition; thus, it is not for everyone. For students who love NYC and the challenge and experience it offers, it is an exciting and ever-changing community. For those who desire a community-rich college experience, NYU is lacking in that area. However, you can make an amazing experience out of what the school does offer. Whatever your choice, get ready for a mix of demanding academics and wild experiences in the city. Finding a balance between the two is key at this big-city school.

Many students claim that the best part about attending NYU is living in New York City, while other students complain about the school's large tuition. Most often, students are dissatisfied with the lack of a campus or school spirit, and many students believe that the institution is run too much like a business, with the school using millions of dollars to make NYU a global institution instead of supporting its current students. Otherwise, most students appreciate the various benefits of living in the city, such as diverse and exciting nightlife options, a broad range of cuisines, and prestigious and diverse internship opportunities.

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