I think of it as a school that stays true to its character as a university that is 'in and of the city'. With its campuses sprawled out all over NY, students get to experience a unique college life that is completely integrated with the contents of the city.
New York University is an academically rigorous university located in the heart of downtown Manhattan. Besides the stellar academics, NYU provides a well-rounded experience from clubs to nice facilities and even fun things to do in the city of New York. I love this school would recommend it to anyone looking for a top-notch education in one of the best cities in the world!
I feel very lucky to come to NYU!
NYU, like many reading this review, was my dream school. Dreams can be achieved, but they also must be maintained. Expect to keep working hard, just like you did to get here, but remember that your social life and free time is important too. There are so many opportunities you can take advantage of and so many resources you will be connected to. The advising center has been good to me, but I've also heard its luck of the draw. Even so, take advantage of all the newsletters and your professors. People really do want to see you succeed!
It's a great school to be perfectly honest, and the people are great, but you will probably be very depressed most of the time if you are not rich. Almost everyone will be shopping in Soho or ubering everywhere, and usually, they're ignorantly insensitive to financial issues. Aside from rich culture, it's great though.
New York University is an amazing school for certain people. It’s a city school for one, so if your looking for that on campus, feel you might not find it here. NYU is located in the heart of New York City, so there no designated campus, but somewhat a focal point for buildings. NYU also lacks a big Greek and Sports life, if these are huge college deciders NYU isn’t your pick. On the other hand, if non of these bother you then NYU is a great choice. Well rounded professors, diverse student body, access to city resources, and a one in a lifetime experience, NYU is the perfect place........for some.
I am a Freshman attending New York University and enrolled in Tisch Film & TV. In my first semester, I had to attend all my courses online, through zoom, and this was definitely different from what I had envisioned college learning to be. However, despite the lack of in-person learning, my on campus experience was very fun! The city of New York lived up to my expectations and in some ways exceeded them. The friends I gained from just walking around the campus, which in truth is the city itself, was very easy even though I am slightly introverted. My professors for my main Film Production courses were very accommodating to the students and willing to change their teaching style due to online learning. My gen-ed professors also provided a good environment to learn in too! As a whole, NYU did a great job keeping the virus from spreading exponentially, unlike many other universities around the country. This was largely due to the effort taken from the university to push for more safety protocols, guidelines, and rules surrounding the students and exposure to the virus. I am glad to be attending such a prestigious institution that not only provides amazing academics, professors, diverse student population, but also a huge push for safety in a time where it should be the top priority everywhere.
It seems that the school doesn't really care about you. Staffs are very unhelpful, and inpatient. Some professors could be nice but it depends on who you get. Course offerings could be quite limited. Everyone in the classroom tries very hard to impress their professors, so you have to be a people person to fit in. Networking happens everywhere in and outside of school, so it could be quite tiring. There is very little school spirit/ sense of community.
I think NYU is a diverse, open-minded, and accepting community. NYU attracts a talented selection of faculty, guest professors with some of the most interesting classes that we never thought were offered in any other college. With its very convient location, it attacts a lot students from all over world.
I am at Rory Meyers College of Nursing at NYU which is basically it's own entity, different schedule, location etc. The professors are extremely knowledgeable, most are all practicing doctors or specialists. However, with this, they are often too busy to give you the attention you need. The workload is very unorganized and we often have unfair exams. Where either the wording just makes no sense or the material was never covered. They don't curve and the exams are almost all of your grades. They do occasionally give back odd fractions of questions the majority got wrong, but even that is not explained or distributed equally. The building itself is very nice, and clean, but far to the train stations. With the cost in mind, Id say overall the school is just fine. You have to be willing to live, eat and breath the material to learn. Though this is the only nursing school I've been to, I know others who really enjoyed the schools they attended.
NYU is such a unique school in that it truly is what you make it. There are amazing opportunities, facilities, so many awesome groups to be part of. Also: it's truly Manhattan. There really isn't a "campus" per say, although the Washington Square Park area is basically overrun with students at certain "class-change" times of day. You are truly living as a part of the city, as cheesy as that "the city is our campus" line sounds. It's really true. It can seem overwhelming. I think if you know that you're a person who is going to take advantage of everything it has to offer, that you will take charge of your schedule and your lifestyle and actively seek out those opportunities, you will absolutely thrive at NYU. Like I said, it's Manhattan, so sometimes things can be $$$. But as a student there, you learn how to handle yourself and find the best deals. I believe you can grow a lot at a school like NYU - it's there, ready, if only you're willing to embrace it whole-heartedly.
NYU is famous for its incredible location, smart students, and plenty of school clubs. A nobody can be a somebody at NYU. However, it's not the best option for disabled students because it is hard to get around the city in general (especially during the winter) and the campus is huge.
When it comes to the students themselves, let's just say they seem like typical NY-ers, always headed somewhere and fast. If you're not quick enough, you may just fall behind.
NYU is a very great school. The one problem I have run into recently is the amount of students who don’t speak English because they are international. It is great that NYU loves to admit international students, but when they don’t speak English it is hard for teachers and students to participate in conversations or projects.
If you enjoy the fast-paced, environment where you may be challenged, you will like NYU. There is no campus, so if you are looking for the stereotypical college experience, this probably isn't the place for you. You will be exposed to the real world, since you will be living among adults in the city. But if you enjoy being a well-rounded student and efficient worker, you'll like the New York life. There is always so much to do and so much opportunity around you. You will meet people with vastly different view on the world than yourself and you will grow in ways you cannot imagine. You will walk away a stronger person who is informed, organized, and ready to conquer the world.
Honestly, going to NYU was my
New York University is the perfect school for the independent, academically-driven, and career-oriented student. While it is large and can be a bit overwhelming for those who don't seek out or make friends easily, there are many diverse communities that one can join if they truly make the effort to do so. In my opinion, there is no campus greater than NYU's - it is right in the heart of Greenwich Village, a trendy, intellectual, and bustling part of Manhattan with a cozy feel and lots of community. In Greenwich Village - and in all of New York City, for that matter - there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you enjoy museum hopping, shopping, trying the newest food craze, or simply exploring, there is always something to do, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. This truly is the city that never sleeps - if you need pizza at 3 in the morning, you will find no shortage of dollar slice shops to satisfy your cravings! Ultimately, NYU is the perfect place for those that want more than anything to experience life in the big city as an independent adult while still belonging to a diverse, intellectual, and highly-motivated community of students.
I absolutely love it at NYU. It was my dream school since my Junior year of high school and I have absolutely zero regrets about coming here. There is so much to do, so many people to meet, and so many connections and opportunities for internships that you just cannot go wrong at NYU.
Dear future president, my name is Alan and as a sophomore in high school I am starting to acknowledge that the amount of standardised testing that schools around the U.S schools has increased in the past decade. This is something that we need to fix within the education system and make actually learn something for the better future for generations to come. Students around the United States have taken 122 standardised tests. We are treated in a manufactured very conservative institution almost like robots. when someone takes these tests they are to a certain degree set up for failure by offering us the same Academic studies and I feel there should be more of variety within the education system and I know you might be asking what do you mean by variety, well for example when I graduate out of high school I want to become a filmmaker and as a strong supporter of creativity I believe there should be more early different studies instead of having the same typical core academic study program. now I am not saying that this education system should be completely abolished but, there needs to be change starting by providing that variety one steady step at a time. Sincerely Alan Nunez
NYU can be intimidating, but there are so many opportunities and groups within, once you find your place you will never feel more at home than with them. I am mainly involved in the drama community, but even so the campus as a whole is surprisingly warm and open-minded. There is always academic conversation to be had, but we like to relax and have fun together too. I have been challenged and allowed to grow, and have found so many wonderful, insightful, and frankly brilliant professors and mentors at this school. I can't imagine having gone somewhere else.
It is a wonderful school in one of the best cities in the nation, and it is the fact that NYU is in and of the city that attracts most people to it. With the university being surrounded and embedded in a bustling and rich city, it is hard not to feel a bit more grown up than your other friends. Being able to walk wherever you want and do basically whatever you, it's freeing. The only thing that's hard to come by at NYU is a larger sense of community; it seems that everyone is doing their own thing, and that makes it harder to meet new people and make new friends. Of course there are clubs and other extracurricular activities to be a part of, but that sense of community that most traditional campus colleges seem to have is lost at NYU.
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I really love my university, though there are times when I find it frustrating, especially when there are certain programs that you'd expect to be at NYU (since they're at most other universities), but for whatever reason are not available. There's no full South Asian Studies major, which I personally find absurd, but there are plenty of opportunities to learn about South Asia through student groups, faculty events, and some of the classes that are offered here. Just wish they had a coherent program for it all.
Overall, NYU is a pretty good university. Obviously, the NYC location is a big draw for most people, considering all the fun stuff that's available. Unless you live on/hang out on campus a lot (unlike me- a commuter), you might have to work a bit harder to have an actual social life. If I didn't have a good scholarship to go here, I probably wouldn't since tuition is expensive. But then again, that's probably because the facilities are pretty modern.
I love this school. First of all, you can't beat living in New York City. You have access to endless resources, activities, and inspiration. It is a very academically challenging school no matter what you are studying and you can always find an intellectual conversation to partake in. There are so many clubs, organizations, and communities to be involved in, so it shouldn't be too hard to find friends if you're looking for 'em. However, this school is ridiculously expensive and gives very poor financial aid so it may not seem worth it for most.
Great school overall.
The Stern School of Business at New York University is a great school. The upperclassmen look out for the underclassmen and there is a club or group for everybody. People are encouraged to explore their interests and the professors are very accessible.
I think it is a very unique place. There are many people you can meet and learn a lot from outside the classroom. I wish it didn't cost so much to attend here, but the access to resources and network connections are astronomical. I do feel that after graduating, I will get a return on my investment.
This school is worth attending if you can afford it
New York University is one of the most expensive, stressful, and busy schools in the country. In all honesty, it has high standards and many of the students find it to be a challenge because of the academics and the location of the school. These things aren't necessarily bad though. It just means that student must make sure that they are focused and driven in order to achieve their goals and make the grade. Students at this school have a great sense of community because everyone is going through the same experience and we support each other through tough times. You can find a friend in your class, your dorm, or even the streets! It is very busy here but you get used to it and realize all the perks that there are living in the big city. It may be stressful and tiring but both of these things are part of life and being at this school helps to get a hold of it and learn about dealing with it in a healthy way. Not only can you find a lot of support, you can find almost any club that you can think of and can meet a good group of people that you can click with. The academics can be difficult but you have to find the good teachers who make the education fun and worthwhile. NYU also has many events that are great to go to because of the free swag and food that they provide. Not to mention the great alumni and networking opportunities that the school constantly offers so that you can help further your future career and have people that you can ask for advice. NYU is both a great and stressful place but if you have the dedication to push forward and work through things that can be tough, you will find people and clubs that will help you throughout your college career. College can be a hard time but I know that I have people in my corner and that I am creating connections that will help me to become the successful person that I hope to be in the future. Taking chances is something that we must do in life and if someone takes a chance with NYU, they will not be disappointed.
Overall, the University has its definite strong points. One thing I was particularly impressed with was the Sexual Assault Awareness Training they had the students complete. I felt the University approached the topic in an engaging manner without sacrificing the important nuances on the issue.
My expectation for continuing graduate social work studies in NYU has helped expand my learning on how to deconstruct the notion of poverty and explain how it is based on pathology. By doing so, I am learning how to apply my social work skills for educating isolated communities about social justice issues, as well as civil rights abuses in America.
NYU is a great school for someone who doesn't value a traditional college experience with a closed campus and large greek life. It's full of diversity and opportunity and a great place to explore all of the possibilities for your future.
NYU is as much a part of the city as any other organization. Everywhere you go, NYU is there. It may be hard to get used to at first, and it can be a little overwhelming, but everyone here is going through the same thing. Reach out to people and take chances and you will get the most out of your college experience at NYU.
New York University is a great school in a great city. There is a lot of diversity that is quite natural to the city. If you come to learn, you certainly will. The great thing too is that there are always opportunities to get involved in. Whether that is gatherings off-campus or clubs on-campus. There is always something to do.
The tuition could be way lower considering how some of the facilities are low quality. The new renovations are really good. Most of the professors are exceptional; however there are some professors who don't know what they're doing. I would definitely enjoy NYU more if the tuition was lower.
The academics at NYU are amazing, there is really something for everyone there. And because its such a big school, there are so many clubs and activities to partake in. And since it's in NYC, you can find those outside of school as well. The only catch is that it can be difficult to find your community and you really have to seek it out and be invested in it.
This is an amazing school with amazing opportunities. As part of the residential college, I've been to a Broadway musical for 10 dollars. My dorm faces a park where people go to protest or rally about what they believe in, including people like Madonna, who gave an impromptu concert before the election to encourage people to vote. Still, this is an inaccessibly expensive school for many. I would not be here without a very, very generous scholarship. In my opinion, it is not worth going into ridiculous amounts of debt unless you are confident you can pay it back.
NYU is a wonderful University situated in New York city. It's location makes it easy to get distracted because there is always a lot going on around you. There is constantly temptation to do something more fun or more interesting than studying or going to class so I think that becomes a big problem for many young students at NYU. However, if you know your priorities and your limitations and are disciplined, NYU is a great place to go to school. It is mighty expensive though.
This university has a very good progam in L.L.,M. arbitration.
New York University is a great school where there are so many people here to learn, grow and accept others. Being in the middle of NYC helps us have access to art and culture first hand, which is incorporated in many of the classes and campus living activities that take us to these places for free. If you want to learn and have fun come to NYU.
NYU is a great school with a great location. The location is very much part of the academics and the culture. Sometimes it lack seems like it community, but you can definitely find your own place here.
I feel right at home at this school. While it does have its pros and cons, it's provided me with such a wonderful academic and social experience so far. You can be as involved or uninvolved as you want, whether its being on the student senate, or partaking in your residence hall's hall council. I've taken such enriching and interesting classes with such wonderfully intelligent and kind professors (though keep ratemyprofessors.com handy. It will save your life). The "campus" itself and the surrounding area is beautiful and there's always so much going on. If you feel the typical college campus seems too confined or like you want something new, the NYU campus might be right for you.
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