City As Classroom

NYU Shanghai professor Lena Scheen with the Shanghai skyline behind her.
At NYU Shanghai, Learn Through Stories and Spaces

Lena Scheen, Chinese literature and history expert and professor at NYU Shanghai, teaches two beloved courses.

NYU campus building
Leap into College Life and Academics With NYU Precollege

This summer, we can't wait to welcome high school students back to New York City for NYU Precollege.

An introverted woman enjoying the snow in New York City.
An Introvert’s Declassified College Survival Guide: NYU Edition

An introverted student shares her advice on how to navigate college life on NYU's NYC campus.

A student reading in Washington Square Park.
A Booklover’s Guide to NYU

Like to read? Learn about the best spots for book lovers to read and shop for books around NYU's campus!

Professor Leo Douglas leading a group of students on a birding expedition.
For Professor Douglas, Conservation Is Personal, Intersectional, and Immersive

NYU Liberal Studies professor Leo Douglas shows his students how to emotionally connect with conservation efforts and the people behind them.

People walking on the High Line in New York City.
NYU’s Urban Design and Architecture Studies Major Is Built for Success

In the Urban Design and Architecture Studies major, students explore what makes global cities operate and prepare for a range of careers.

The exterior of the School of Professional Studies.
Meet the NYU School of Professional Studies

At the NYU School of Professional Studies, students leverage their academic experiences into professional successes.

Student Sophy Martorell standing in a hotel lobby.
Hotel and Tourism Management at NYU

Students studying Hotel and Tourism Management in the School of Professional Studies are developing into future leaders in the heart of one of the most visited cities in the world.

Two Gallatin students working together in class.
Meet NYU Gallatin

The NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study empowers students to create a multidisciplinary curriculum. Small class sizes create an intimate college experience while still tapping into all the resources NYU has to offer.

Student looking up at the Shanghai skyline.
Comparing Life in Shanghai and New York City

Shanghai is a lot more like New York City than you think. Check out just a few of the reasons you’ll love living in Shanghai!