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5 College Junior

Party Scene: There's awesome nightlife, because well, it's New York. This can be bad for underage students without fake IDs, but there are some bars and liquor stores that don't ID. Frat parties I've been to here are super crowded from fitting too many people in a small apartment and just not that fun.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Guys and girls here dress very well. There are a lot of very attractive girls here. There are also attractive guys, but less so, and a lot of the guys are gay. Some of the more attractive straight guys are "fratty," stuck up, or taken.

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5 College Junior

Campus Quality: Huge library, gyms with Olympic-sized swimming pools, Washington Square Park, The Green House dorm at 7th Street, lots of computers, great dining halls.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: It's New York City. You can find everything here. Of course, everything is also very expensive.

2 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Off-campus housing near campus is generally very expensive. A single room is about the cost of a single in a dorm building. Apartments near campus are very small for their cost. Of course, being in the city, you pay for location so there are shops, restaurants, and bars all around the area. Trains are in walking distance. You won't be able to have a car. A lot of the time, leases are required, and there are very expensive broker fees. Craigslist and NYU housing groups on Facebook are good places to look to avoid those fees. For cheaper, more diverse housing, you can look in other boroughs. You do have to commute by train 30+ minutes.

4 College Junior

Diversity: NYU is overall very diverse. We have a lot of international students from very different backgrounds. We also have students who associate with a variety of sexual orientations. From my experience, we have a lot of non-religious students here, however, I do know a few seriously religious students as well. I think with such a large, diverse student body there is an active group for students of each religion to associate with. We do lack diversity in some ways, as well. Politically, the school is largely liberal, and due to the cost of attendance, the majority of students, especially international students, are of high economic status.

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is located in a safe area of the city, but it is still within the city so it is important to be cautious. NYU offers public safety transportation for students for free transportation between NYU buildings late at night. As far as I know, sexual assault is not a big problem on campus, but I have heard of some cases. I know sexual assault is taken very seriously here, and we have a Wellness Center to help students cope with such issues.

2 College Junior

Athletics: Sports are not very prevalent here at all.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: Only been in the dorms once to visit a friend...the guard didn't record me when i came in even though I gave him my ID.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: What's nice is the convenience to the bars, what's not nice is the price!

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: The gym is nice...the problem is, you can't use it in the summer unless you take summer classes at nyu.

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: Applying to NYU was nice since they waived my application fee since I am an AmeriCorps Alums. No GRE required! Like any school, you just want to be a well rounded candidate. They have in person info sessions and then they have recordings of them online.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: It's nothing to write home about. The education is on par with what you could get for half the cost. The only unique aspect is you can take both undergrad and grad courses while being in the grad program...though I think thats cause they want your money

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Safe area! public safety could play a little bigger role in patrolling/driving around campus at night.

2 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Rich white people in clothes that cost way too much money who have no manners and no respect for authority.

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3 College Sophomore

Academics: Not worth the 50000 a year education #justsaying.

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3 College Sophomore

Academics: Again, not the greatest in this category either.The education is sub par for what you are paying big classes

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I wish more was available for grad students! Every one I talked to in financial aid is friendly though and willing to help.

2 College Sophomore

Diversity: Rich white people

Rich international students

An occasional minority student thrown in...what 2% African American? Unacceptable for a schoool in such a diverse place as new york

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4 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's a great area! Again, cost is an issue for housing, some museams, etc. It's nice that certain museams (i.e. MoMA are free with the NYU ID)/

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: The only issue is cost...it's very pricey. I get it that it's NYC, but $11 for a burrito from Chipotle is ridiculous. Love all the vegan options though!

3 College Sophomore

Administration: Abundance of alcohol and drugs

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Many nice places with good views

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It depends on your roomates

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Some people are very inconsiderate

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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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