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3 out of 5
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Degree: Writing
Graduation Year: 2008

I received an excellent education from NYU. The location is amazing. Being in the center of NYC is an education in itself.

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Degree: Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2011

One of the best universities up there, 100% recommended!

5 out of 5
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Degree: Human Resources
Graduation Year: 2006

It was an amazing experience, the teachers are very good , entertaining classes , all areas are incredible , you can study in a very comfortable way there.

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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2011

I did not feel the education given to me at NYU was very good. I felt I learned very little and most of the professors were not very knowledgeable. When it came to take the license exam after I graduated, I knew nothing on the exam and had not even heard of any of it. I had to study and teach myself in order to pass the exam. I think its unacceptable that after 3 years of graduate school and around $50,000 in loans, I had not heard of anything on the license exam and none of our professors had even tried to prepare us for the exam. Going to NYU was NOT worth it in my opinion.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Musical Theatre
Graduation Year: 2001

New York University was not a friendly place to be for students who were not affluent. Financial aid was severely limited, and it was easy to feel like an outsider as I had to work multiple jobs to keep myself enrolled and fed. This meant I did not get to experience college life or really even get to engage with my studies because I was just trying to make enough to get something to eat. As a result, I left feeling little to no connection with NYU, questioning whether I had even learned anything, and dealing with a large debt for all of my efforts. I believe the university needs to do a lot more to support its lower middle-class and working class students financially and emotionally if it wants to have socio-economic diversity on its campus.

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Degree: Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Graduation Year: 2013

If you're an extrovert and love the city you will have fun. As a shy person, I didn't love it but fortunately my major was small enough for me to make friends. I am not the type to go for a themed-floor but I was assigned one in my freshman year dorm (second semester, first I was elsewhere and it was awful) and the themed-floor was much more friendly and less intimidating.

3 out of 5
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Degree: East Asian Studies
Graduation Year: 2008

NYU's East Asian Studies program was fantastic, particularly the Chinese program

4 out of 5
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Degree: American Government and Politics (United States)
Graduation Year: 2005

I love NYU but it is prohibitively expensive. Without a scholarship I never could've attended there and even with it I had to graduate a year early. 10 years later and I'm still paying off my loans. While the experience was phenomenal I'm not sure it was worth the cost.

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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2007

My classes and teachers were wonderful. All my professors were very intelligent and fair, expectations were neither too high nor too low. There were a variety of interesting course topics. However, as a transfer student from out of state, I felt very isolated socially. Also, I think the university is overpriced.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2007

It was a nice place to go and the classes and educational environment were wonderful but if you can't afford the absurdly high price it's not really essential to go there.

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