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.
Here is a list of the most common student housing options:
New York City has a reputation for being very expensive, especially accommodation wise. You should consider a minimum budget of around 450 USD per month for food, going out, learning materials and other small expenses (without accommodation). The monthly food bills would cost you around 250 USD/month. Restaurants in New York City are diverse, with rates for all budgets. Prices start from 5 to 9 USD for a meal in a budget restaurant. A monthly public transportation pass is around 110 USD/month.
At its core a liberal arts institution, LIU Post is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning.
The mission of Program in American Language Studies, New Brunswick (PALS-NB) is to provide high quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers for academic, professional, business, and social/acculturation purposes.
Antwerp Management School, the autonomous management school of the University Antwerp. With Antwerp Management School the University Antwerp wants to respond to the 21st-century educational challenges: the increasing need of lifelong learning, the continuing internationalization of higher education and the maximum use of the educational possibilities that information and communication technology has in store.
For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.
SUNY Maritime College is one of six state maritime academies in the United States. Located 20 miles from mid-town Manhattan (NYC), Maritime College educates dynamic leaders for the global maritime industry.
The New School in New York City is the only comprehensive university where a world-renowned design school, Parsons, joins a liberal arts college, a performing arts college, and many programs and graduate schools including The New School for Social Research to seek out new ways to create a more just, more beautiful, and better-designed world.
Hult is not just a business school. It’s a global network that educates, inspires, and connects some of the most forward-thinking business talent from around the world.In today’s world, the most relevant business education is a global one. Hult’s programs, from undergraduate to executive education, are designed to help students and executives experience firsthand the forces shaping international business and give them the skills and knowledge to lead in this increasingly complex environment.
EC schools are only in English-speaking countries and are always in the best locations. The friendly and helpful teachers will be focused on your goals. Learn English at one of their modern schools on a course that's perfect for you!
The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya offers you a highly personalised university education with a strong vocational element. This high level of personalised treatment is achieved by ensuring that there is: no more than one group per course; a maximum of 80 students per lecture, and one university professor assigned to every eleven students.
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SD Mines) is committed to excellence in science and engineering academics and research, and to developing the next generation of leaders and problem-solvers. The university offers a wide array of bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.
With more than 50 academic areas of study and hundreds of on-campus resources, Adelphi University has a well-established reputation for academic excellence. Bolster the impact of your Adelphi education by taking advantage of all that our neighboring city, New York, can offer you—so you’re even more connected to the world socially, academically and professionally.
Founded more than a century ago and located in Saratoga Springs, New York, on a beautiful 950-acre campus, Skidmore is a highly regarded liberal arts college known for its creative approaches to just about everything. The college's core belief: creative thought matters.
Parkside students receive a strong return on their investment. We empower our graduates and certificate recipients with the knowledge and practical skills vital to achieving personal and professional success in the changing local and global communities in which they live and work.
Kaplan International English is one of the largest providers of academic English language instruction in the world, with programs for beginning to advanced speakers in locations across the globe.
Now in its second century, Yeshiva University is the oldest and most comprehensive educational institution under Jewish auspices in America. It is an independent university that ranks among the nation's leading academic research institutions and, reflecting the time-honored tradition of Torah Umadda, provides the highest quality Jewish and secular education of any Jewish university in the world. Since its inception the University has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home.
The European School of Economics (ESE) is a private College of Higher Education in international business, offering unique bachelor, master, MBA, and certificate programmes at its centres in London, New York, Rome, Milan, Florence and Madrid.
Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world.
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.
Millersville University offers a world-class education—one where our students can make the most of their potential.
Colgate's mission is to provide a demanding, expansive educational experience to a select group of diverse, talented, and intellectually sophisticated students who are capable of challenging themselves, their peers, and their teachers in a setting that brings together living and learning.
EF Learning Labs collaborates with the most prestigious universities worldwide—including the University of Cambridge—to define the future of language learning. Together this collective of the world’s leading linguists, scientists and language experts are pioneering initiatives in language acquisition, teaching technology and progress assessment.
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s oldest technological research university.
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.
North Carolina Central University became the first public liberal arts institution for African Americans in the nation. The University is now a master’s comprehensive institution that offers bachelors and master’s degrees, a Juris Doctor, and a Ph.D. in Integrated Biosciences to a diverse student population.
Comprising four colleges - Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences and Visual and Performing Arts - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania offers a wide range of outstanding academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.
For over forty years Sotheby’s Institute of Art has been preparing students for careers in the international art world. Our vision is to be universally acknowledged as the premier provider of advanced object-based art education, whose graduates combine passion for the visual arts with scholarship, connoisseurship and market sophistication in order to flourish as leaders in the global art market.
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.
Alfred University is a friendly, vibrant living/learning community. Founded in 1836, AU offers 40 undergraduate majors and a host of clubs, organizations and recreational opportunities.
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.
The University of Arizona is a premier, public research university. Established in 1885 as the first university in the state and the state’s land grant university, the UA is building a better Arizona through access, quality and discovery.
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.
Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by its four colleges—Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region.
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic institution of higher learning that embraces qualified men and women of all faiths, cultures, and traditions.
The Emerald Cultural Institute has had over twenty-five years of experience in providing quality language, professional development and cultural programmes to groups and individuals of all ages and from more than 50 countries worldwide.
Stockton University, located in Galloway Township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, is a public undergraduate and graduate university of the arts, sciences and professional studies of the New Jersey state system of higher education. The university was named for Richard Stockton, one of the New Jersey signers of the Declaration of Independence.
The New York University is large, the individuals schools and colleges are small - to moderate-sized units – each with its own traditions, programs, and faculty – and there are many communities to be found within the NYU community based on interests, activities, and shared experiences.
Embassy English are proud to be a four-time winner at the Study Travel Magazine Star Awards, as voted by the approved partners and industry professionals.
Founded in 1964, John Jay College of Criminal Justice is one of the nation’s most prestigious liberal arts institutions. The theme of justice is at the heart of each program, ranging across the arts, sciences and humanities. The breadth and diversity of scholarship at John Jay promises a rich learning experience to our students.
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.
Explore New York Institute of Technology—a dynamic, highly ranked, and accredited not-for-profit university committed to educating the next generation of leaders, and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship.
IPAG Business School has the key assets to train profiles that are immediately operational and appreciated by recruiters: its partnerships with 126 universities in 36 countries, its 4 campuses in France and abroad, its unique teaching method using a skill-based approach and the individual follow-up of students.
In today's world, language services play a crucial role in international business, education, and communication. Bridge is a world leader in the field with over 25 years of experience transforming lives and organizations by fostering cross-cultural communication and language competency. Bridge has centers in Argentina, Chile and the United States.
The Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, commonly known as Baruch College, is a constituent college of the City University of New York system located in the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan, New York City.
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.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is an international leader in medical and scientific training, biomedical research, and patient care. Our unwavering pursuit of intellectual exchange, breakthrough research, and multidisciplinary teamwork propels us ever forward in biomedical discoveries and advances.
Columbus State University (CSU) offers nationally distinctive programs in the arts, education, business, nursing and more. Columbus State provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience.
Stony Brook Medicine delivers world-class, compassionate care to our patients, advances our understanding of the origins of human health and disease, and educates the healthcare professionals and biomedical investigators of the future, so they can bring the fruits of scientific discovery to our patients.
Benedictine is known for consistently pushing the education envelope. We were one of the first schools to launch a fully online degree program and one of the first to adopt the latest in learning management technology. We’re adding campuses across the globe and adding programs based on industry demand.
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.
If you are looking for an undergraduate or graduate college degree program, consider Keller Graduate School of Management. We offer small class sizes, a year-round enrollment every 8 weeks with processing new or transfer I-20, and degree completion programs. At Keller, you can earn a reputable degree from an accredited* university respected by top employers around the globe.
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.
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.
Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY). Founded in 1870, it is also one of the oldest public colleges in the country. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 areas of study.
The College of Staten Island is a four-year, senior college of The City University of New York providing exceptional opportunities to all of its students and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as certificate and continuing education programs.
Marist College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college, located in the US state of New York, within the Hudson River Valley in the town of Poughkeepsie. Marist's 180-acre main campus overlooks the Hudson River, and is situated along its east banks. Marist has a branch campus in Florence, Italy and maintains study sites in 26 countries.
Since 1860, New York Medical College (NYMC) has trained generations of students from all over the world to deliver skilled and compassionate medical care, explore the basic science questions that lead to important discoveries, and provide leadership in the field of public health and essential services to people with specialized care needs.
The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 247,000 adult, continuing and professional education students at 24 campuses across New York City.
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.
As one of the world’s multicultural epicenters for arts, culture, design, and business, New York City provides Pratt students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the Pratt campuses in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
ISDE is an international private law school with global recognition for being the market leader in the world of legal education due to its unique methodology and course structure. ISDE has offices in Madrid, Barcelona, New York, Mexico and Bolivia.
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York transforms lives by providing access to outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, and a vibrant Core Curriculum in the liberal arts. We are an urban, public institution, proudly situated in one of the most dynamic and diverse communities in the country.
Queens College was hailed by the people of the borough as “the college of the future.” Now part of the City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research.
RMU is a Residential University Where 83% Of Freshman Live On Campus, as well as almost half of all undergraduates.
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is the Nation's Federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. We provide the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good.
Every year around 14,000 students from over 100 different countries choose St Giles for their language and learning needs. Established in 1955, Dt Giles offers over 50 years' experience in providing excellence in training for people of all ages, all needs, and from all over the world.