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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's pretty challenging academically, but some of the assignments feel like busy work rather than actual learning.

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love the school, but they are very concerned with making and keeping money. We definitely get things for it, but it can be frustrating.

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Overall, I've been having a pretty good experience at NYU. I commute, so I don't have to deal with room mates or the dorms so my review is mostly on the academic aspects. There are a lot of great professors as well as students that are really interested in the subject matter. It's a great environment in a nice neighborhood. There are lots of places throughout "campus" for students to hang out, whether it be a lounge in an NYU building or a cute cafe nearby. The food choices and availability is pretty good. They have halal and kosher options part of the NYU dining choices but it's in NYC so there are lots of nice restaurants. Being in the city, there are lots of things to do outside of and between classes. Also really nice if you are into shopping.

One downside in my opinion is that if you don't join clubs or get a job on campus or something like that, it is hard to make friends, especially because a lot of the classes are so huge.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Living in NYC definitely makes NYU a unique college experience. However, you give up the traditional college experience, and that is something you will definitely miss. There are always events going on NYU and you will never get bored.

13 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: If you are looking for a school with unlimited resources, NYU is the place to go. The one thing that's lacking is the sense of community, but it's worth every penny otherwise.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school has many opportunities for many different programs. It's diverse and I'm always surrounded my new people wherever I go.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The people here are vibrant and bubbly. Of course, I did apply to be on a Theatre Explorations floor –– and we all know how theatre folk are! The city is a place to explore, and of all places it's New York City. I'm a huge Broadway geek and I have been spending so much money (of course, using lotteries and Student Rush and other cheap ticket options) on Broadway shows! Overall a really nice experience here.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The opportunities offered, the range and diversity of people I've met, and the quality of professors and facilities are the best available.

9 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are so many opportunities here and connections that I'm very glad I'm here. There is so much to get involved with and I love my classes and being in the city. I wouldn't trade it for anything, just wish it wasn't so damn expensive.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the school. NYU offers everything I need and want in a school. Just wish it was less expensive. That or I wish I received more aid.

9 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: NYU is such a great school to go to. Even though I've only been here for 2 months, I can see all of the opportunities that lie ahead in the next four years. The best part of being a freshman at NYU is our welcome week events. For 2015 there were over 500 events planned out from us, including a free concert from rapper Vic Mensa. No matter who you are or what your interests are there will be an event for you during welcome week. Another great thing about NYU are all the resources the school has for us to do our best. There is a tutor for almost every class and professors are always willing to help you but you have to seek the help first.

13 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: New York University has been the best experience of my life so far. It's beautiful. The campus is in and of the city. The classes are challenging, and I really feel like I'm learning to be an adult here.

10 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The school is a great place for gaining professional development, access to the professional world and jobs, experiential learning and engagement, and a good education. It is not good in social aspects. There are a lot of international students. It is extremely expensive to attend this school and the cost of living in NY is very high. There is very little emphasis on athletics.

11 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: If you are willing to study and looking for an opportunity for your future, the place and the school environment, how it goes everything is great.

12 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Choosing to attend school at NYU was the best decision of my life. The location is perfect because it allows students to interact with peers, as well as with the surrounding community. Although it is not a "typical" college campus, there is still a strong sense of unity among students and professors. During my time here, I have been challenged academically, prepared for the workforce, and met so many amazing people.

21 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: NYU has it's ups and downs, but for being in the city with such amazing professors, it's a pretty great place.

13 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Overall Experience: NYC is a big city and the campus is in a great location. The professors are also very helpful, and I am looking forward to my next year of study here.

12 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's not the best, could be better. Lots of resources, lots of help, lots of people but lack of togetherness and campus life.

6 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: NYU is a great school that prides itself on academics, diversity, and overall student wellbeing.

17 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Planning your steps every part of the way is the best thing you can do at NYU. Dont be afraid to ask questions. Ask everyone. The worst thing you can do is not speak up. There is so much information that is available all you have to do is ask.

15 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: While I think NYU does have its flaws, and it's definitely not for everyone, if you are looking for an exciting urban school full of intelligent, interesting people, it's hard to do better than NYU.

19 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Leaving home and going to NYU was the best decision I have ever made. Don't get me wrong, its not the typical college experience, but the challenges and thrills that come from living in Manhattan make it all worth it.

15 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Overall Experience: The Interactive Telecommunications Program (at NYU) is one of the best things that has ever happened to me. The most important part, for me, is the community. The faculty and students really care about one another and are comprised of the most creative and inspiring people that I have ever met.

I don't interact with NYU as a whole much outside of my program. The library is very impressive but it's hard going to a school that acts more and more like a for-profit organization. And the tuition will have me in debt for years.

9 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: It's very easy to be lonely at NYU. The size is daunting and the city is as well, so my first two years were a bit of a blur. Yo u can get lost really easy and weighed down by being in a city were everyone looks like they have it together. However,the opportunities the school offers are incredible and you have everything that New York has to offer at your fingertips. It's exciting but it's terrifying all the same.

14 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I love NYU. The school is in the heart of one of the biggest cities in the world. The professors are some of the best, and the students are some of the best in the United States.

9 people found this useful Report
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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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