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

3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The classes themselves are very intellectually stimulating and I enjoy them quite a bit. I am in the applied psychology program, and the professors are all very willing and able to assist in any way possible. They have designed the program to be very comprehensive and intentionally for our benefit. However, many of my interactions with the administrative staff have been detrimental specifically in regards to financial aid and advising. Many are slow with their responses and unhelpful. Most of my classmates are also frustrated with the administrative organization within Steinhardt.
2.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

The main pro is the global network and distinguished faculty. The con will always be the cost.
3.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Fine Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

I love my graduate program, but I am only surviving on grad loans. A long way from home in a big city. Expensive city.
3.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

The program is multidisciplinary which is unique and interesting but is only a 40 credit program with 20 of those credits coming from required core classes. This severely limits your specialization options as well as being able to take part in the interesting, highly accrediting, versatile classes offered campus wide... kind of defeats the purpose of a multidisciplinary program. Also- an internship is required which is great for practical experience and a foot in the door with certain agencies, but I fully disagree to count this with credits. This should be a requirement, but not for credit... mainly because I do not want to have to PAY NYU for my FREE labor.
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Very expensive to attend school here and financial aid is hard to come by. But the city is wonderful, stimulating, and if you can manage to finish your work and not get distracted, you will have a great experience and likely will find work opportunities that aren't available elsewhere thanks to the economy.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Succeeding at NYU requires hard work and commitment. But, for committed students, success is a garantee. I couldn't wish to be anywhere else. It is the best program because it is hands-on and in New York. You can't beat that.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2014

Good program, dynamic city. Could use more administrative support for students. Would like to see more progressive class options with demanding teachers.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: Teachers who care and do their best to fit your schedule to meet your career goals; Classes that stimulate a higher level of thinking; Wonderful location right in the heart of The Village Cons: Lack of diversity amongst peers
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: 1. Teachers are very helpful 2. The educational opportunities are awesome Cons: 1. Students are pressured to maintain A's 2. Very limited diversity
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2014

Great faculty, amazing student peers, lots of program flexibility.
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