New York University Summary

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NYU Stern School of Business

Basic Statistics

Location
New York, NY
Website
www.nyu.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
21,247
Part-Time Undergrads
1,251
Setting
Large city
In-State Tuition
$44,958
Out-of-State Tuition
$44,958
Room & Board
$16,133
Acceptance Rate
35 %
Admission Difficulty
Hard
Average SAT Scores
1890–2180
Average ACT Scores
28–31

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Abundant nightlife
  • Accepting atmosphere
  • Dining hall options
  • Great location

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • High daily living expenses (depending on the lifestyle you adopt)
  • Rising tuition
  • Housing lottery
  • Lack of school/community spirit

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

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.

NYU Student Reviews

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5 College Junior

Academics: The reputation and educators are the main reasons why I wanted to study at NYU. I haven't been disappointed.

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College Junior

Campus Housing: I've never lived in a dorm.

5 College Junior

Majors: Hard to find but worth the experience. It would help if the students knew of more accessible ways.

4 College Junior

Majors: I'm very happy. I love my program- I have freedom to focus on what I want. I want to travel and help people using political tools and accessing their governments.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: They usually help and answer most questions.

1 person found this useful Report
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