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Study in New York City

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The smart alternative to applying direct for a degree in New York City and the easy way to find programs that match your eligibility and aspirations

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.

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.

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Student reviews for New York City

  • Benedicta Gbemudu
    Nigeria
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    College of Staten Island Biology
    Tell us about New York City
    Staten Island NY reminds me of Nigeria (Lagos) where i come from. So I am very comfortable.
  • Manami Yokota
    Japan
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    4 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    3 stars
    College of Staten Island Social Studies
    Tell us about New York City
    it is safe and gives me a stable and safe life, but transportation is not useful sometimes and i dont have a car so it is difficult to go outside especially at night.
  • Ellahe Haghani Noghani Nezhad
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    College of Staten Island Healthcare Management
    Tell us about New York City
    I study in New York city. The best city one can live and study. You are safe and can blend well with all different type of people who live here. Everything about this city is great.
  • Takuya Hashimoto
    Japan
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    College of Staten Island Communication
    Tell us about New York City
    Staten Island was very calm and very safe. The transportation was very convenient, and the environment was very good as there were malls and places to play when I had free time.
  • Enada Hodo
    Albania
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    4 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    St. Francis College Information Technology
    Tell us about New York City
    I like NYC a lot. It is very dynamic as you can explore different spots every day and they will never end. The transportation is very easy as the subway stations are everywhere. I consider it safe.

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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.

Cost to 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.

Key facts of New York City

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