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4 College Senior

Diversity: Good diversity shown by variety of organizations and groups that spread awareness.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I can say with certainty that campus is safe. The only issue I've faced was when someone stole my jacket in a campus building freshman year, and was never relocated. I never feel unsafe on campus, even after dark.

10 people found this useful Report
2 College Senior

Scholarships: C here being average. NYU does offer help, but it is sparse. I was fortunate enough to receive a merit grant, which are comfortable here. Really though, these grants just serve to bring tuition down to the straight cost of a regular university. I love NYU and all the opportunities it offers, but it is overpriced.

17 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Athletics: NYU has two comprehensive facilities (on the northern and southern sides of campus). Both of these have everything you need. My only frustration is that the gym near me (Palladium) doesn't open as early as I'd like. Fortunately though, both facilities are open until 11:00 PM during weekdays.

7 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Being in New York City makes it easy for you to find a place to eat. Whether it is a small local restaurant or a chain restaurant, NYU students can get it all.

13 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: NYU has highly qualified professors teaching its courses, a huge library that is open 24/7, and there's always room in some part of campus for you.

11 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Local Area: There is no city to study and live in than New York City. Although we may not qualify as having a traditional campus, I would not have it any other way. If we want to study in any location in New York, it is accessible to us at any time. Washington Square Park also makes our campus area beautiful throughout all seasons.

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: My school offers a dual degree program that not only prepares us for "traditional" classrooms, but also special needs classrooms. It is unique in that we are put into classrooms as student teachers for four whole semesters, giving us a better sense of the life of a teacher.

4 people found this useful Report
2 College Senior

Majors: I love my program, and I am extremely happy with it, however, I am unhappy with the price of it. I feel as though while the degree is wonderful, it may not be worth the price for the name. With that said, though, the professors are all excellent, and the program is great, so overall I am happy with the content of my program.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Weather: Weather usually doesn't have an effect on the campus experience, however when it snows it can get a little dicey. Because the Washington Square Campus is easily accessible to those living on campus by foot, most classes don't get cancelled. If you go to a satellite campus, such as the Westchester County Campus, this becomes a bit frustrating since you have to drive in to classes, which can become next to impossible at times.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Majors: As a social work major, I have interned both as a social worker in a school setting as well as in a mental health clinic. I have thoroughly enjoyed both experiences, and feel as though NYU did a great job placing me. Social Work interns are generally unpaid unless you are in a FLO, but the experience you get is great.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Off Campus Dining can't get any better than New York: amazing restaurants with every possible cuisine, late night deliveries to 24 hour pizza places and drug stores. For anyone with specific dietary needs, New York City is where you'll have the most options. The possibilities are endless.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: NYU is a big school and the facilities definitely cater to every students' needs. There are plenty of places to go, classrooms, lounge areas, Washington Square Park, and we even have an entire library (Bobst) to our dispense.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: My freshman dorm was great. It was spacious, clean and new. I made really great friends and although it was a walk to class, it's still a walk through New York City. However, I can't say that everyone's dorm experience was as good as mine.

6 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Athletics: It exists but there are no big football games and rallies for all the students. But NYU definitely makes intramurals and other sports available for anyone and everyone interested in sports.

2 people found this useful Report
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.

4 people found this useful Report
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!

2 people found this useful Report
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.

4 people found this useful Report
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.

4 people found this useful Report
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.

3 people found this useful Report
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.

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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