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3 out of 5
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Degree: Spanish Language and Literature
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.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2010

Many graduate programs are unnecessary. Students should really research degree programs to ensure its a correct fit prior to making such a huge financial commitment.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Dance, General
Graduation Year: 2013

Gave me some opportunities I wouldn't have had any where else. The disorganization of the program was an issue

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4 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2008

It's a great school with a solid curriculum and world-class teachers.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Computer Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

Environment was nice, professors were great sometimes, but ultimately I don't honestly feel like it prepared me well for the job market in my field.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Journalism
Graduation Year: 2013

The journalism program is excellent, and I benefited from being required to double major. I met some of my closest friends at NYU, and I overall enjoyed my time there. If cost weren't an issue, I would make the choice to go to NYU again. But my student loan burden is not small, and I'm lucky compared to a lot of my classmates. I can't honestly advise a prospective student that NYU is worth the money. But then again, I'm torn on whether any upper education is worth this money, so who am I to say.

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

NYU's Chinese language program was incredible, so I was completely satisfied with the quality of my education. However, had I been in a different program, I may not have felt the same, as the students in largest majors did not seem to be intellectually sophisticated or intelligent.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Graduation Year: 2013

I went to Tisch and found it to be a very hands-off approach to teaching. Sort of like, here's the equipment, figure it out. Also very directing-focused in the film program. So if you have a lot of previous experience and want to direct, Kanbar is definitely for you, otherwise consider your options.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Social Studies Teacher Education
Graduation Year: 2015

NYU is a great school with an amazing academic program. However, they are not very accommodating to diverse students. As an orthodox Jewish I needed to take time off for religious holidays which my professors were not helpful with. The school also required me to take a class on Friday evenings regardless of the Jewish sabbath and though I could not attend the actual class I was still responsible to hand in all the work on time. They would not allow me to take a similar class on a different dayof the week

4 out of 5
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Degree: Art & Design
Graduation Year: 2014

My history of art and archaeology program was fantastic and supportive. The university is mismanaged, however.

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