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Reviews 3973 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Food: The dining halls aren't bad but they aren't great either. A lot of local establishments accept dining dollars as currency, keeping options very open.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: NYU's Campus is the City itself. Student housing is dispersed throughout lower Manhattan, the buildings are full of character, very close to classes and in culturally rich surroundings.

5 College Freshman

Campus Food: I think the food at NYU is excellent. Plus, it's in Manhattan, so the nearby off-campus food options are great.

1 College Freshman

Scholarships: Welcome to NYU! That'll be 4 million dollars!

11 people found this useful Report
3 College Student

Guys & Girls: It's difficult being a straight female on campus. The stereotype is definitely true at New York university. It is very difficult meeting straight men.

27 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Athletics: They are not a big part of the campus life but they are quite enjoyable to watch. I love to watch volleyball so I go to the games frequently.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Washington Square Park is the best location to meet and make friends. There are always street performers, there are many subways surrounding the park, and numerous places to eat! Highly recommend coming on a sunny and beautiful dat to enjoy the air and performances.

7 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Students dress however they feel like it, but being in the city most people dress nice or casually. No one ever looks like they're in pajamas. Students are good-looking, but there is a great amount of gays and lesbians - which is totally fine, but if you're straight it's hard to find a partner on campus.

14 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's a wonderful university. The only downsides are all the expenses that come along with it. If you persevere and follow your dreams, it will be worth it, surely.

-A Hopeful Sophomore

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Being a pre-med student is not easy; however, my first Gen Chem lecture with Prof. Halpin was excellent. He truly cares about his students and made us feel comfortable and competent enough to do well. Taking the CORE classes (MAP) can be strenuous as well, but with the right professors like Prof. Baker or Ben Zvi-Dor, class was fun, enjoyable, and very interesting. Class lecture range from 150-400, depending on what class you are taking. My courses were all 'general' there the class size was very big, but it did not hinder me from learning or getting to know the professor - office hours help so much!

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Being at NYU opens many many doors, but you must be willing to apply and work hard on your resume and cover letter. The quality of employers on campus is great, there are countless research opportunities, and many internships available. Although they can be competitive to apply for, always try - you never know!

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The police is very good on campus, although they take a bit of time and are sometimes late to arrive. The student's safety is all dependent on themselves; alcohol is not a major issue, but does lead to victims getting into unforgiving situations at parties or with friends outside campus.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Unfortunately, sports are not a big deal here at NYU; however, we do have great sports team.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It's Paris. The food is always amazing, even if overpriced.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Administration: It's awful. I don't know who to go to for anything and everyone is very rude and unhelpful.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I go to NYU Paris and live in a student residence building. It wouldn't be that bad if I liked any of the other students in the program.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: If you know where to look, its totally worth it. On campus is too expensive

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: DOLLAR PIZZA IS LIFE... but alot of other things are too expensive

3 College Sophomore

Administration: They're pretty lenient when it comes to most things

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Not wild partiers, its too difficult in the city. No campus life

4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Could always use more scholarship, but NYU does its best

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: May end up living further from campus

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: It's NYC for Christ's sake.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Administration: rules for ppl living on campus are rarely enforced

5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Apartments, lofts, bars, and venues


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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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