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4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: New York City. What else is there to say? Unlimited opportunities and experiences at your doorstep. Plus, I'm studying abroad right now in London and my friends are in Abu Dhabi, Shanghai, Spain, Italy---everywhere around the world. NYU definitely defines the global network university.

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4 College Freshman

Diversity: NYU is by far one of the best schools in terms of diversity. My flatmates are all from different countries, one from US, one from Germany, another from Dubai. Though Americans still remain the greatest proportion, I also see a lot of people from different countries, ex. Spain, France, Korea, etc. NYU really promotes cultural diversity and encourages students to study abroad to further know and understand different cultures. If you like diversity and new experiences, NYU is definitely the place for you!

9 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: NYU has plenty Mac and PCs for students to use, even at its global site. The printers may be a little troublesome sometimes but every student gets 1000 free copies for printing per semester! NYU also has the perfect spot for everything. Groceries, stationeries, parks, and shopping area are all within 15 minutes of walking. The British Museum and the Senate Library are also 3 minutes away from the Academic Centre, perfect for students to walk around during lunch breaks. I would guarantee students can never be bored around this area for there are just so much to explore and look around!

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4 College Freshman

Weather: NYU London here has quite a decent climate. Though it drizzles a little often than NYC, I don't mind it that much for I have my pair of rain boots! It also doesn't matter that much when it gets cold or hot, since all buildings have AC or heater.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: Since I'm in NYU's study abroad site in my first year, I don't have a meal plans (back in NYC they do offer one). But I'm happy with the kitchen I have in my flat, which is only shared by 4 people, including me! I like cooking and so this is actually more flexible and freer for me.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: NYU offers students the unique opportunity to study abroad, even in their freshman year! This truly broadens one's perspective and builds character for studying abroad is an extraordinary experience! Liberal Studies Program is actually a wonderful program that builds up students' critical reading, writing, and thinking skills.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: It REALLY depends. The housing process is god awful no matter what.
Hayden is freshman dorm only, it's bigger, very convenient location, safe, ac and heat, dining hall
Lafayette is huge but no one wants to live there because it's in Chinatown and roughly a two-mile walk to campus
2nd Street is decent, your room will depend on how much money you have, mine was a forced double and they DO mean forced-there was one tiny closet for two girls.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Transportation: Incredibly convenient and cheap ($2.50) public transportation (NYC subways, busses)
Taxis are convenient depending on time-of-day, the day itself (holidays, forget it), weather (if it's raining, just take the subway), and funds. If your destination is less than 15 blocks and the weather is decent, walk it; save some money.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: At NYU, the"types" of students usually correlate with what school they are in within NYU. The isn't a over-all "type" of girl or guy. NYU students pride themselves on being impervious to labels- too complex and unique to neatly categorize. Ironically, this mindset often perpetuates non-NYUers to label us 'pretentious' or 'hipster.' But, like all schools, there are great students and students that you want to punch in the face at NYU.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Campus dining is pretty good at NYU. We have a TON of variety: about 7 dining halls along with several other dining locations, so it's hard to get bored.

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: NYU does a great job of attracting international students, but when it comes to ethnic backgrounds within the US we could use a bit more diversity.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: It's pretty easy to get away with smoking/drinking, even in the dorms, as long as you're not loud enough to attract the attention of RAs.

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3 College Freshman

Scholarships: It was very easy to apply for financial aid, I could have used more in grants/scholarships, but what they didn't offer in grants they offered in loans.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Administration: The NYU Campus police must be pretty strict at times, I mean after all, we go to school in NYC. They are most strict about getting into dorms and signing all guests in. However, I've noticed they aren't as strict about underage drinking...I mean that's also because once we are out in the city, there is nothing they can do to stop us. It's not like we live on a school campus. New York City is our campus.

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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: There are always apartments in NYC, but finding a decent sized, decent priced, decent location apartment is always tough. Many of us students live anywhere from 10 minutes to 40 minutes away from school. The process of finding an apartment, with horrible brokers, and mean landlords, can be very tough. However, it is worth it if you find someplace you love, that is cheaper than NYU housing, and plus you get the added freedom of living off campus.

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College Senior

Parking: Everyone walks at NYU, there is no need for parking.

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: You'll find unique students here. Stylish people with their own trademark wandering around Washington Square Park with a cup of Starbucks coffee ready in hand. People of all ethnicity intermingle on campus, basking on the sun while chit chatting away about life.

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4 College Junior

Party Scene: The beautiful Empire State building reflects from afar as people scurry around to grab a cab and leave to their events. Usually parties are open to all college students who are 18 or older. The faciliites are very accessible and of course, the city itself is a place filled with music and fun. Definitely a nightlife in a city that never sleeps

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College Freshman

Campus Housing: I commute to NYU, however, the dorms I've visited have all been very nice. Whether it was the room itself or the community built within that housing, housing within campus is pretty good at NYU.

3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: So far, very helpful teachers and TAs, who are all passionate about what they teach. There also many niches and different clubs that cater to one's interests and help a person achieve that academic need.

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College Freshman

Parking: Not many kids drive in New York City and therefore at NYU.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Everything has been great pretty far at NYU. There are actually a number of resources, students just need to take advantage and join in. A- mostly because there is always room for improvement.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: I think the diversity at NYU is average, but you can also tell that they've put some time and effort into recruiting people from all kinds of backgrounds. At the same time, there is still a lot to be desired in terms of interaction between everyone.

5 College Student

Greek Life: The brothers of Phi Kappa Sigma invite all men of good character to join a brotherhood of dedicated intellectuals. For more information, visit: [http://tinyurl.com/NYUSkullhouse](http://tinyurl.com/NYUSkullhouse)

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5 College Junior

Local Area: New York City. NYU is located near many great neighborhoods ( Chinatown, Little Italy, Union Square, etc). Just walking around you will find so many great places to eat. Also, there are always free events near campus.

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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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