YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Reviews 4168 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

{{ error }}
close
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Incredible, the courses and the professors are extremely helpful and provide interesting information.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Internships are easily accessible, the quality of employee recruitment is good

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Health & Safety: Public Safety is always on hand

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I'm never very conscious of Greek activities

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Junior

Athletics: There isn't much school spirit for varsity sports, and the athletics aren't on the same level as D1, but still pretty good.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The best part about attending NYU is the accessibility to the best opportunities in the greatest city in the world. Each class is geared to not only teaching the standard subject material, but also all of the current innovations within respective fields.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I generally loved all my professors and classes. My classes were all very small and allowed for lot of involvement in class.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU offers a lot of job/internship in Music Tech program, and you get emails from the program if there's any space openings as well.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They offer a lot of orientations/student talks for safety. Also, there are security walking around campus at night. If you need a night ride back to your dorm, you can get one for free as well.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I lived in Brittany for first semester and absolutely loved the dorm!

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: It's not really famous for athletes or sporting events.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's a great school in terms of its global networks and awesome professors, but the tuition and cost of attendance is too high.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I go to NYU's Shanghai portal campus, and it is an amazing experience. Utterly unique, you benefit from NYU's resources while enjoying small class sizes and a community of adventurous students in an exciting city.

1 person found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: Although its New York City, NYU does a wonderful job of keeping students safe and informed.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Student career center is extremely helpful and they hold a ton of great career fairs and workshops

5 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: Living on NYU's campus is absolutely amazing. NYU buildings are fantastic.

3 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: No comment on greek life!

4 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: I'm in a specialized school so we do not have athletics. However, NYU's teams are good!

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: NYU silver school of social work has been an overall amazing experience. The professors are extremely knowledgeable and truly want each and every student to succeed.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors at this school are insanely qualified and understanding, although some teaching techniques are better than others. Courses are rigorous and demanding, but only if you don't stay on top of your classes. Most classes are lecture style, which I love because it helps me to focus better.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: NYU is one of the most renowned schools in the USA, and a degree from this university signifies a lot all over the world. Most NYU students don't have problems finding work after college.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Campus is very safe, although its main part is a public part open to the entire city (Washington Square Park). Therefore, there are the occasional strange people that you want to stay away from coming to the park.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: The cost is very high, especially accumulated with the already high tuition. That is why a lot of students decide to commute from home instead. Dorms are very nice and conveniently located, since they are at 5 minutes from most classes. Security is strong.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Greek Life: Most students are non-Greek, and that is considered normal. There are a few small sororities and fraternities that focus on charity and community work, and others that are merely social. I've heard that the latter ones don't have good fame, but the meaningful ones are very organized.

1 College Junior

Athletics: There is no athletic scene at NYU. Possibly because the campus is immersed in the hustle and rumble of New York City, sports aren't a big part of student life and only a very small amount of people display school spirit.

{{review.UserDisplayString}}

{{review.SectionLabel}} at {{review.EntityName}}:

{{review.Votes}} found this useful - Did you? Was this useful? Yes Report

Sorry, there are no reviews.

  • {{settings.pageNumber}} of {{settings.maxPages}}
  • Pages:
  • ... {{page}}

Photos More photos . . .

NYU Stern School of Business
NYU Stern School of Business

Overall ExperienceWhat's this?

View student contributors

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.

Admitted Students' GPA/Test Scores More on admissions . . .

Applicant Status At New York University

How do I stack up?

Compared against the students in the chart, you are in the:

??? Percentile
4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!