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NYU Stern School of Business

Basic Statistics

New York, NY
Full-Time Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
Large city
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Room & Board
Acceptance Rate
35 %
Admission Difficulty
Average SAT Scores
Average ACT Scores

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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3 College Junior

Athletics: Athletics are not as big as in other universities but they are supported by the school and students.

3 College Junior

Campus Dining: Dining is pretty average but there's a lot of choices.

4 College Junior

Diversity: I love the diversity of the school. There's always something new to learn from everyone. There's a club for pretty much all orientations, backgrounds and affiliations.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Students get a lot of freedom in the school. The rules are pretty standard and aren't hard to follow.

4 College Junior

Facilities: Although we do not have much of what we can call a campus, our amenities are very nice from the gym to the library. The neighborhood is very trendy.


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