New York University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(3.97 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 563 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 50,550 (26,135 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 32% part-time, 68% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $43,848
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

There is a gap between the academic and the professional/career life, and I feel the students should have more support from the university in order to have a better transition, namely through more performance and work opportunities. The school has a great faculty and resources.
2.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2013

Pros- Solid, quality faculty Cons- Cost of education, lack of financial aid for Masters Students
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2014

Great school. One of te happiest law schools.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2014

NYU Law is a great school that admits a certain kind of person. We are all type A personalities with a "faux hippie" mentality. The environment is very welcoming. Although there is competitiveness the first year due to the mandatory curve, the atmosphere is very collaborative. We have a listserv in which students solicit assistance in notes, syllabi, books, etc. We have a wonderful career services office. They do a great job in ensuring we are informed and knowledgable about the job search process. They also provide many networking opportunities. Atmosphere: We're in one of the greatest cities in the world! (I would say THE greatest but that honor goes to my beloved hometown of Chicago) Always things to do, see and eat to get out of the law school bubble. We also have great campus security and housing. I've never felt unsafe or pressure to find an outside (expensive) apartment.
2.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2014

Overall NYU is great. It has the same issues as most other law schools but it also comes with living in NYC, which is quite expensive.
3.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2016

The quality of the faculty is exemplary. The financial aid is complicated and wanting for a school in its location. No convient affordable housing for graduate students after the first year, and none for married/partnered students. Prepare to spend a reasonable amoutn of time commuting. Resources are lacking as far as instrumentation and facilities are concerned. Faculty is not terribly diverse, no analytical or physical chemistry members. Mostly biologically oriented chemistry.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2014

NYU is a fantastic university with extremely responsive faculty and professors. Being part-time, I often have to seek guidance outside of regular office hours. However, all of my professors work with me to meet and discuss school projects and fellowship applications. They are always eager to help me towards my intended direction of study. I love NYU, and I am looking forward to the start of the new semester.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2017

Great program with a lot of opportunities and important research.
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2017

Excellent professors and education quality surrounded by an amazing city.
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2014

Social Work program at New York University is really amazing. It is an opportunity to grow professionally and personally.
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