First Year Experience

The NYU Step team posing for a group photo.
NYU Step Team: Step with Us!

NYU Step Team celebrates movement and creativity.

Students walking down a New York City street near NYU.
First-Generation College Student? NYU Has Resources for You

Nearly 20 percent of NYU students are first-generation college students. Youʼre in good company.

Students hanging out on the steps of a statue in Florence.
First Year Away: The Student Perspective

Are you interested in studying abroad? NYU students describe their experiences in the Liberal Studies First Year Away Program.

Caitlin Marshall swimming in competition
Caitlin Marshall Makes a Splash Swimming and Studying

Caitlin Marshall wanted a college where she could pursue varsity swimming and have an exceptional academic experience. At NYU, she found a perfect fit.

First Year Away: NYU Madrid Edition

Start your NYU education off with a global perspective by studying away in Madrid, Spain.

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What to Know About Your Financial Aid Package

An NYU financial aid officer breaks down the differences between scholarships, grants, Federal Work-Study, and loans and explains how they add up to create the full picture of your financial aid package.

NYU students in graduation attire.
You Belong Here: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Doubting your abilities in college is a part of imposter syndrome. Here are ways to overcome it as you achieve great things in a new chapter of your life!

Sofia Elhusseini posing in front of a brick wall..
Thriving at NYU Through the Opportunity Program

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program has supported thousands of students at NYU like Sofia Elhusseini—and it could support you, too!

Rendering of the exterior of 181 Mercer.
181 Mercer: The Future of NYU Is Now

NYU’s new 181 Mercer Street building merges state-of-the-art learning facilities and opportunities for connection. It’s also a showcase for sustainable design.