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2 College Junior

Athletics: NYU Athletics are lesssssssssssssssss than good, THEY SUCK!

5 College Junior

Local Area: Greenwich Village is moooooooooooore than good, IT'S GREAT!

5 College Junior

Campus Housing: NYU dorms, they're mooooooooooore than good, THEY'RE GREAT!

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live off campus because it is cheaper, and I love the freedom. NYU does not allow you to get housing on a semester basis only by year. I stayed at EHS until I found my place. I got the place with a bit of help from a broker and needed to have my mom and uncle cosign. I pay $1300 per month for a one bedroom apartment in Inwood (way uptown Manhattan, second to last stop on the A train) that does not have laundry, allows pets, and is near a subway station and a grocery store. The price is on the good side of average for the area, and the kitchen is of decent size for NYC. I was able to find it within a month of looking, but I did a lot of legwork and sought it out in October. I commute daily 45 min to an hour depending on what time I leave. I am very happy with my decision to live off campus.

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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: I feel safe here, but I do not spend a lot of non-class time at NYU because I live off campus. There has been a recent campaign on what consent means, and there was a serious sexual assault outside one of the buildings one morning last fall. The culprit was not affiliated with NYU

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Athletics: LOL NYU doesn't have sports....? I mean, our football team is undefeated but

4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Once you get the hang of it, you can find whatever you look for.

1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: It's absolutely the worst. There are no explanations, no help, no guidance.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Again, New York City! Endless options day and night with Seamless, Insomnia, dollar pizza, Joe's, Mamoun's, and honestly anything you could possibly want. Oh, and Wafels and Dinges.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It really depends on your dorm/floor/RA/etc. One answer doesn't even begin to encompass the variety of student experiences.

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's NYC! Greatest city in the world, hands down...

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: NYU Wellness Center works miracles for some students, but fails entirely to help others.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Not really my thing, I'm not a drinker or stoner.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I had no problems, but I know some people right on the cutoff lines ended up unable to go to this school because of lack of support they required.

6 people found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: This is for NYU Shanghai, so no off campus housing is allowed yet as its an international school.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There's really no crime to speak of in the city, especially around the dorms and academic building.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: With a small school atmosphere in the biggest city, there are a lot of unique opportunities not available anywhere else.

7 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Majors: With the campus still so new, the major programs aren't completely set in stone yet and are still changing.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Food here is ridiculously cheap, and with a quick metro ride hundreds of restaurants are easily accessbile, not even mentioning street food.

4 people found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Greek Life: Considering I go to school at NYU Shanghai instead of the Stern Campus in New York, we don't have any greek life since its such a small campus so I have no idea.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: I'm a native New Yorker. The city has plenty of resources that are easily accessible. As far as safety goes, of course we're not perfect, but if you exercise proper caution you'll be fine.

6 people found this useful Report
2 Recent Alumnus

Scholarships: NYU has appalling financial aid

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I do feel safe on campus, there is security in each building or outside patrolling the campus at late hours.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The financial aid process at my college is complex but there are people to help along the way.

6 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Scholarships: It was difficult to straighten out my financial aid.

2 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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