As one of the most popular study abroad destinations, New York City is home to more university students than any other city in America. With an unequalled multicultural environment, New York City, USA, is a major hub for top education programmes with endless specialisations. Study any degree you wish in one of the numerous universities and colleges, and experience a modern stimulating academic climate.
New York City has a strong economy, with so many diverse growing industries, including digital media, biotechnology, software development, game design, computer hardware, media and entertainment, marketing, finance and public administration.
Companies with headquarters or local offices in New York City include: IBM, Global Foundries, Samsung, Taiwan Semiconductor, Philip Morris, Pfizer, AOL, and Viacom. Some of the city's media conglomerates and institutions include: Time Warner, the Thomson Reuters Corporation, The New York Times Company, NBC Universal, ABC, CBS, or Fox. New York City is also home to the New York Stock Exchange, on Wall Street, and the NASDAQ.
Students from New York City universities can enrol in internship programmes, offering the chance to explore career options and apply classroom knowledge in the workplace.
Also, known as “The City That Never Sleeps”, New York City is all about city life, enjoying the American life style and the colourful, vibrant nightlife. New York City is the symbol of world entertainment and, as you will discover, an important starting point in American history.
Get a grasp of the American culture and heritage by visiting: the Statue of Liberty – the symbol of American freedom, democracy, and opportunity; Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Museum of Jewish Heritage, the Metropolitan Museum for Art, the Guggenheim and many other diverse sourses of international culture.
Other emblematic places include: Times Square, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building and the Rockefeller Centre. The Grand Central Terminal in itself is worth seeing even if you don’t have a train to catch.
Restaurants are integrated in the whole ‘melting pot’ thing, typical for the large New York City. You can find international cuisine restaurants, from Italian to Chinese, or the authentic American diners.
Interested in fashion and shopping? Surely you have heard of Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, or the annual New York fashion week.
Just remember, wherever you want to go, New York City is a crowded place and you are often better off either on foot or by taking the subway.
New York City is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Over 20% of the city’s population is foreign-born and immigrants from over 150 countries live in New York City. Ethnic minorities include: Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Italian, Irish, German, Polish and more. The city is also home to the second-largest African-American population in the U.S. More than 100 languages are spoken here, as well as various American English dialects, making it the most linguistically diverse city worldwide.
New York City has a humid continental climate. During spring and autumn, the weather is at times unpredictable, changing from warm to chilly, with mild humidity. Summers are warm, with an average daily temperature of 25 °C (77 °F). In winter, temperatures of -15 °C (5 °F) or colder can be expected, as well as great amounts of snow precipitations.
SUNY Maritime College educates dynamic leaders for the global marine transportation industry, the business of shipping, engineering, energy, facilities management, finance, the armed forces and public service.
The modern society requires universities to break away from the past educational paradigm and change themselves. Now is the time for universities to focus their attention on fieldoriented education and research as well as to pursue practical education and research in order to foster talented students.
Discover a new kind of university in New York City, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. The New School is home to top-ranked Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, and a variety of career-focused graduate degree programmes.
UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation on a global, national, and regional scale.
Elmira College is a private, coeducational, Phi Beta Kappa college located in Elmira, New York.
Dedicated to learning, SUNY Geneseo is a residential public liberal arts college with selected professional and graduate programs. We combine a rigorous curriculum, transformational learning experiences, and a rich co-curricular life to create a dynamic and inclusive scholarly environment.
Formally known as The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn—but better known to our patients and Brooklyn neighbors as SUNY Downstate Medical Center—we are older than the Brooklyn Bridge.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of students – including a record 274,000 degree-credit students – choose The City University of New York for a multitude of reasons that can be summed up as one: opportunity. Providing a quality, accessible education, regardless of background or means, has been CUNY’s mission since 1847.
Located on 320 acres in the heart of New York State's Finger Lakes Region, Hobart and William Smith are independent liberal arts colleges distinctive for providing highly individualized educations.
Virginia State University, a public, comprehensive 1890 Land Grant institution and historically black college/university, is committed to the preparation of a diverse population of men and women through the advancement of academic programs and services that integrate instruction, research, extension, and outreach.
School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, a dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprising 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 38,000 alumni in 75 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world.
Pratt’s programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country, and its faculty and alumni include the most renowned artists, designers, and scholars in their fields. Its interdisciplinary curriculum promotes collaborative and creative strategies for design thinking and provides students with unparalleled training facilities.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is committed to graduating the best health care minds in the world, with an array of degree programs designed to help students succeed in pharmacy and other health related fields.
Alfred State delivers outstanding associate and baccalaureate degree programs through hands-on learning, preparing in-demand and involved students in a caring community.
Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community.
Iona College is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education.
Yeshiva University is the world’s premier Jewish institution for higher education. Rooted in Jewish thought and tradition, it sits at the educational, spiritual and intellectual epicenter of a robust global movement that is dedicated to advancing the moral and material betterment of the Jewish community and broader society, in the service of God.
Long Island University's mission is to provide excellence and access in private higher education to people from all backgrounds who seek to expand their knowledge and prepare themselves for meaningful, educated lives and for service to their communities and the world.
For more than two centuries, Union College has been defining—and continually redefining—what it means to provide a liberal arts education. Since 1795, we've been challenging convention, blurring boundaries and shaking up traditional thinking.
Over one hundred and thirty years ago, God ignited an overwhelming love for people of every race and tongue in the heart of a Canadian named A.B. Simpson.
Manhattan School of Music is dedicated to the personal, artistic, and intellectual development of aspiring musicians, from Precollege through postgraduate studies.
The College fosters relationships between students and faculty through small, personal classes. Our convenient location in the scenic Hudson Valley area, just 17 miles from New York City, yet challenging and supportive atmosphere. Since 1952, Dominican College has provided students with the environment to cultivate unique bonds and life-long relationships.
The mission of The Juilliard School is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.
The 21st century will be defined by environmental challenges of unprecedented number and complexity—and how society responds to them. The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is at the forefront of confronting these challenges: educating tomorrow's leaders, opening new possibilities, and inspiring the public to engage in creating a better future.
Part of the State University of New York system, the University has grown tremendously and is now recognized as one of the nation’s important centers of learning and scholarship — carrying out the mandate given by the State Board of Regents in 1960 to become a university that would “stand with the finest in the country.”
St. John's is one of America's leading Catholic universities – recognized for its superb academic programs and diverse campus community. Our Rome, Italy campus offers full degree graduate programs (Master of Arts in Government and Politics and Master of Business Administration) that can be completed entirely in Rome or partially in Rome and our New York campuses.
Since its founding in 1831, NYU has been an innovator in higher education, reaching out to an emerging middle class, embracing an urban identity and professional focus, and promoting a global vision that informs its 19 schools and colleges.
The United States Military Academy has been educating, training, and inspiring leaders of character for our United States Army and for the nation for more than 200 years. West Point provides a 47-month leader-development program steeped in academic rigor, military discipline, and physical challenges, all built upon a moral-ethical foundation.
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.
New York School of Interior Design prepares aspiring interior designers and working professionals to be leaders in the field by providing a focused and immersive interior design education drawing upon expert faculty, innovative approaches, and close industry relationships.
Here you'll develop skills, expertise, and a broad knowledge base to help you make your mark on the world. Study abroad, internships, and other hands-on learning boost your readiness for life after college.
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University offer you two nationally recognized liberal arts colleges for the price of one. Our unique partnership gives students the educational choices of a large university while enjoying the individual attention and community of a premier small college.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity and respect for diversity and global perspectives. These are met by providing a safe and secure environment in which academic and co-curricular programs emphasize the pursuit of knowledge and understanding and a commitment to service.
Mercy College is the dynamic, diverse New York City area college whose students are on a personal mission: to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education.
Hamilton College is a national leader in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves.
Grounded in tradition, Manhattan College produces exceptional graduates who not only go on to lead successful careers, but also make a positive impact in the world. The transformative Jasper education is built on a strong liberal arts foundation and paired with hands-on, technical knowledge that evolves and adapts with our world. G
Since 1883, Houghton has been educating men and women in the liberal arts and sciences, focused on preparing students to serve God fully and faithfully in the 21st century.
Centered in the heart of New York City, LIM College brings together the art of business. Students are set up for a successful career in fashion, beginning with internships at well-known companies. As a fashion student, you will experience first-hand where business meets fashion.
A worldwide leader in interactive professional education, the University Alliance Online provides unprecedented access to the nation’s top universities — offering you the skills and credentials you need to take your career to the next level.
St. Lawrence University is a vibrant, collaborative community of learners who value thought and action. Students tap their full potential as they embrace the natural environment, engage with global challenges, and experience the relevance and adventure of a liberal arts education in a complex and changing world.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away—in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.