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4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I lived in Founders during my first year and I loved it. The room was incredibly spacious and I had a view of the Empire State Building! I know people who were not as lucky but I thought it was fantastic.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm not personally a part of Greek life, but I have a number of friends who are. They seem to enjoy to it! It's not a huge presence on campus but it is definitely there.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: There are definitely sports teams, but if you are really into having big football games and all that jazz, NYU is not your place.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Coming to NYU was the best decision I have ever made!

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Here's hoping something turns up. It's 50/50 honestly.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: NYU while generally safe, turns a blind eye to sexual assault, to the point that victims choose not to go to the school for help because they get blamed.

4 College Senior

Campus Housing: It's a simple process if you can get in, and everything is taken care of for you. But if you don't get placed- forget about getting any help.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Don't choose this school based on it's Greek life.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: NYU has a lot to offer and can be extremely rewarding- if you're willing to put forth the effort.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: All of the classes I've taken are relatively small in size. The professors are the best in their field with tons of awards and professional experience

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I think NYU's location in the city provides for plenty of internship programs, and there are constantly job fairs and networking events

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: All of the buildings, including the library, require access with your school ID which promotes safety.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: The gyms they've built are really nice, although athletics themselves are almost entirely ignored

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU is expensive, but I feel that it provides you with the resources and connections necessary to break into the competitive work force. While not having a campus makes socialization difficult, its location couldn't be better for job opportunity.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The quality of my classes has been very high. I have obviously had some professors that have been better than others, but they all seem very knowledgeable and like they are passionate about their subject. There is a great variety of courses, although sometimes it can be difficult if you want to take a lot of classes outside of your school. Some people complain about large class sizes but I have had a wide range, from several hundred in a lecture hall to about ten in a discussion-style class. The intro classes are obviously larger, but I think once you really get into your major the class size comes down considerably. Overall, I love this school!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The NYU name definitely has prestige, and connections will help get your foot in the door in whatever industry you're pursuing. The career center also has many helpful services.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are public safety officers in every building, and most buildings you have to show/swipe your ID before you're allowed in the building. There's no formal campus and it's a big city, so it's good to pay attention, but I have never really felt unsafe around campus.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms are really nice quality. They're expensive but all housing is expensive in New York and the residence halls are probably the nicest place you'll live in the city for a while so it's good to take advantage of. Halls are a decent ways from campus but getting around is easy, and the freshman halls are all pretty close to campus. Community honestly depends on your floor, roommates are random too so that's up to luck. As long as you get your deposit in on time you're guaranteed housing, which is nice.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: You don't notice Greek life here unless you seek it out. The few people I know who are involved in it seem to enjoy it.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports aren't a big part of campus here, but students know that going in. That being said, there are lots of opportunities to still be a part of a team in a more relaxed way.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: This was my dream school, and it has lived up to my expectations in every way.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Safe and not safe at the same time.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Overall experience has been pretty great; the professors are all really helpful and knowledgeable in their subjects and there are plenty of opportunities for tutoring if its needed. The only problem i've had is how hard financial aid is to come by; they're constantly raising tuition, and a lot of the courses add extra costs to your already hefty bill.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Courses are fine. I've only had to take intro classes in my field of study and they have been fine. TAs play a large role in what a student can gain out a class.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU is good a school to have on your resume and the school tries to help where it can to further our job prospects. I have a great internship at a think tank right now because one of my professors wrote me a great recommendation.

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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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