Study in New York City

Find programs that match your goals by answering a few simple questions about you and your study plans

Location shot of New York City

Apply to study abroad with Studee

We get it - applying to study abroad can be confusing. Here's why applying with Studee is the smarter move:

  • Student holding book searching on computer

    Find your ideal program on Studee

    Search thousands of programs in a few clicks

  • Folder with a success message

    Apply to universities with Studee

    Get cheaper application fees at many universities

  • University next to a tree with an approved document

    We perfect your application

    Our experts help you improve your application

  • Advisor talking on a headset

    Get a place at your perfect university

    We talk to the university to get a decision quickly

  • Find the best match - discover programs and universities that fit your goals and budget

  • Get expert advice, anytime - from application to enrollment, we're here to help

  • Faster applications - apply to multiple universities on one website

  • Visa guidance - step-by-step support to help you get your visa in time for your studies

  • Know if you're eligible - we make sure you've got everything you need to apply

  • Know exactly what to do, when - we'll guide you step by step through the admission process

Key facts

  • Summer/winter temperature
    77/33°F
  • Population
    8.6 million
  • Universities
    110
  • Country
    US

Why study in New York City?

New York is one of the world’s great study destinations. Home to well over 8 million people, the city has a rich and diverse population.

New York is one of the world’s busiest and most exhilarating cities, with countless things to see and do for international students. From the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, to Broadway and Central Park, New York has it all, including world-class education opportunities.

USA

Universities in New York City

New York is home to some of the very best universities in the world, including Ivy League institutions. There are more than 70 universities in the state of New York, with many of these located in the city.

Universities in New York cover a vast range of subjects and include specialist institutions covering medicine, engineering, business, law, and many others.

What to study in New York City

With so many universities to choose from, you’ll be able to find a program that suits you in New York.

The city offers a high quality education, whether you’re looking to study for a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree. There are excellent programs available if you want to study business, arts, medicine, or most other subjects.

Find and apply to programs in New York City

Simply tell us what you're looking for and we'll show you programs that are right for you.

  • Degree level

Quickly compare programs with Studee

  • Find ideal programs in seconds
  • Explore exciting alternatives that match your goals
  • Filter your results to discover perfect courses faster

What is the cost of study in New York City?

Tuition fees in New York are set by each university, and will vary depending on what you want to study. Studying in New York can be more expensive than the rest of the US, with some programs costing more than $50,000 per year.

Living costs in New York are also higher on average than other parts of the country, so you’ll need to budget more money for things like food, accommodation and entertainment. Before applying for programs, make sure you consider you budget against the cost of living and tuition for each institution.

University with bags and stacks of money

How to study in New York City

To study at a University in New York, you’ll need to apply to the institutions you’d like to attend, and meet their entry requirements. Each university will have their own admission process and standards, so you’ll need to apply to each separately.

You’ll need to complete an application form, together with a personal statement and references if applicable.

One of the main requirements to study in New York is that you have the correct visa. When you have secured your place, you’ll need to apply for a US F1 student visa.

Student reviews for New York City

Li Yun Chang
tw flag
Studied Business Administration at New York Institute of Technology
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    4
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    1
  • University facilities
    2
Tell us about New York City

I live in New York, which is a friendly and convenient city. We have complete public transportation, and I feel safe here.

Marcio valerio Almeida dos Santos
ca flag
Studied Cyber Security at New York Institute of Technology
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    4
  • University social
    3
  • Accommodation
    3
  • University facilities
    4
Tell us about New York City

New York is a very beautiful city. In my particular opinion, the weather is great, with very defined four seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. A drive along the coastline also provides great views.

Daniel Nascimento Vivacqua
br flag
Studied Energy Management at New York Institute of Technology
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    4
  • University social
    3
  • Accommodation
    5
  • University facilities
    4
Tell us about New York City

New York is a lively city, costly but has so much to do. People are polite, multicultural, respectful, and friendly.

Lucas Menezes Viana
br flag
Studied Energy Management at New York Institute of Technology
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    3
  • University social
    5
  • Accommodation
    5
  • University facilities
    5
Tell us about New York City

New York is a beautiful city, safe, with a great transportation network and a lot of outdoor and indoor entertainment options.

Mai Oura
jp flag
Studied Business Administration at New York Institute of Technology
Overall Experience
  • Academic
    3
  • University social
    4
  • Accommodation
    2
  • University facilities
    3
Tell us about New York City

New York is a great city for international students in terms of security and diversity.

Get exclusive advice delivered straight to your inbox

We'll show you what you need to do, when to do it, and how, at each step of your study abroad journey.

Travel documents with travel money