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2 College Freshman

Scholarships: I got no financial aid although my family really needed it, and scholarships are few and hard to come by given out by the university. They had no problem offering me many loans however.

9 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Diversity: We are so diverse here with people interested in all areas. Everyone here is so welcoming of everyone, it makes for a great atmosphere.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: I wouldn't want to be anywhere other than Greenwich village. You're in the hub of everything, the subways are easily accessible and the NYU bus makes it convenient for students who live in the Gramercy area. You're a 10 minute walk from SoHo maximum so any day you feel like spending big bucks it's right there. Mostly locals can't discern students from the rest of us so we are generally accepted, with the exception of a few newbies who don't know proper street etiquette.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: We have everything, an amazing library and study areas all around campus and even in some dorms. Student hangouts range from the cafe down the corner to the hookah bar on 1st Ave, which makes you feel at home in NYC.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: It's in the middle of the city and all our classes and dorms are in refurbished buildings, which add to the "city-feel" of the university. Social life is great because you have all options available to you, whether you want to go to a bar, club, or just hang out in another dorm room.

3 people found this useful Report
College Freshman

Parking: There is no NYU parking, it's the city so if you want to park a car you have the street. But I have yet to encounter anyone with a car, nor do I expect to.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Academics: Going to a globally acclaimed university definitely means something off paper, as well as on record. I feel like I learn from most of my professors and that my education is helping me prepare for the career I want to be in.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Academics: The workload can get crazy at times, but I can still manage a part-time job with all my coursework. Registration is a nightmare because the online system always crashes which causes for a large headache. The professors here are obviously knowledgeable and want to help you, some of them are just a bit old and spacey.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Administration: Definitely falling in the median there are some rules at school that seem silly, but overall rules are implemented to keep students safe.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: If you choose to live off-campus you could easily be saving money, but definitely at a price of personal safety because the surrounding areas are not the safest.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Athletics: It's NYU, of course it's bad. The hockey is fun to watch however.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: NYU does their best to keep students feeling safe with NYU officials available 24/7. But again, in NYC there is unavoidable crime that can sometimes be unsettling.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Living in NYC there are all options at all times of day, although it's incredibly pricey it definitely pays off at 3am.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Food: depends on the dining hall

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: good depending on the student

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3 College Junior

Majors: it's new, but starting to get better

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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: In NYC, apartments are extremely expensive, especially for downtown Manhattan. Therefore, most students who do not dorm and have an apartment typically live outside in different boroughs of NY. Also, availability of NYC apartments is scarce, they are in high demand thus making it extremely difficult for potential renters to get an apartment. It is also hard because they pay attention to credit scores, and bank statements to ensure you will not default, thus being harder for internationals without a credit history.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Diversity: Being located in New York City, which is already a diverse neighborhood, NYU adopts and shows that diversity. We most likely have students of every racial/ethnic and religious background.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Weather: New York has 4 distinct seasons, so we can all enjoy the cozy winters to the blazing summers.

1 College Senior

Athletics: We are not known for having sports at our school, which detracts from the university feeling. I wish NYU was more sports orientated, or known for a big sport such as football or basketball which would give more of a sense of community.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Technology: We have 500 pages to print. However, there is no printing in the library, it does not include our 500 pages which I find as questionable.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Local Area: NYC is very lively and has so much culture and diversity. It never gets boring.

5 College Senior

Majors: I literally just walked into the Economics department and said I wanted to declare my major. They did it within a matter of seconds and that was the end of that. For my chemistry minor, I merely just sent an email and got it confirmed.

3 College Senior

Majors: The workload is a lot, however NYU requires a lot of studying. I do not like that NYU adopts this curve in the class making sure that they have a distribution. NYU is very challenging and makes it really hard to do well even if you keep up with the class.

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3 College Senior

Drug Safety: NYU does make a priority to talk about drug and alcohol abuse. But, it is very hard to control and watch students when there are so many on campus. This is more of a bigness problem then an initiative on NYU's part.

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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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