Location
New York, NY
Undergrads
21,247
Tuition
$44,958
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Safety is relative everywhere. There's only so much the security can do. Be alert and don't put yourself in dangerous situations.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Transportation: It's the easiest way to get by; very affordable is the public transport.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Parking: You're best off using the subway.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Campus Housing: It's worth the money because you get to live around other students in the heart of the East Village

2 College Junior

Greek Life: No One cares at all

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Computers: NYU has their own network which is available way beyond "campus" and in all dorms.

5 College Sophomore

Facilities: Being one of the most expensive schools in the country, we have high standards at NYU and everything is paid attention to. Our faculty is hard working and the students are motivated and the campus life is so vibrant and freeing.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Facilities: Campus life is awesome, there are many activities and places where everyone can meet up and have fun.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: It is NYC so of course we have many places to eat and all kinds of variety.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Everyone is nice and the guys are respectful and everyone gets along.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I love living on campus, everything is so organized and we have some of the best dorms in America.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Diversity: As a black woman, I can say that NYU is very diverse. I haven't witnessed any racism or discrimination.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Most students live on campus but off campus living is available. There are many options because NY is a big city and there is so much transportation guidance that makes it easier.

4 College Sophomore

Computers: There are many different labs in different areas.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: Food at NYU is great.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports are important but so are arts.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Underage drinking is prohibited strongly.

5 College Sophomore

Transportation: Living in NYC, it is easy to get around.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: The Greeks get along well with everyone.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Facilities: Student life is mostly done off campus, but that makes it even better because it leaves a sense of maturity and the ability to create a life outside of college

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Facilities: I think the main thing that makes NYU so special is because it is based in an amazing city that inspires the students in a bunch of different ways

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Computers: They're pretty god, but nothing incredibly special

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Because of NYU being a huge international university, you get a lot of people with different backgrounds. The city itself also brings a whole bunch of different people

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Academics: I love the way my major is set up. I get to create my own major through taking different classes in the other schools and creating my own classes if I choose to do so

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Academics: Fantastic academics. Everyone at my school is incredibly driven and love what they're doing in school

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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