Professors there care about their students and want to see them succeed, along with having a wide breadth of knowledge in the subjects they teach. Some of my friends who landed jobs in Finance or Tech started with compensation upward of 200k in their first year. The College of Arts and Science runs several student journalism clubs and publication with the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, including Washington Square News, NYU Local, Washington Square Local, and the literary journals Washington Square Review and The Minetta Review. There is a Marist college accessRead 1,127 Reviews, Freshman: St. Lawrence University offers a college experience that would perfectly suit anyone; from their 24-hour library which features numerous study settings, which accommodate any learning style, to their themed housing for upper-classmen, to their picturesque location, to their free laundry and environmentally-friendly campus, SLU truly captures what it means to be a modern school.Read 746 Reviews, Junior: Undeniably the best SUNY. Classes are quite difficult but they are manageable if you apply yourself! However, there was an adjustment period my freshman year. I was invited to join the Crescendo Show Choir, and was cast in two plays. Many Cornell students are in top-earning families. I've only heard complaints from friends living in the dorms. There’s is many many eating options on campus. A critical mass of the student body falls within the specified group, low and middle income students pay a reasonable net price, the school participates in tuition relief programs for veterans, and the school's overall Niche Grade is above a B-. It's not hard to make new friends and find people with similar interests as your own. These donations will continue to fund top tier facilities and professors. I transferred from another top state school in New York and was blown away by the facilities, professors, and students. and you can easily take the train from there to NYC (45 min). The school is competitive but the fellow students are very supportive and friendly. Everyone is so creative and inspiring. If you want to get off campus, there is a shuttle that routinely runs to White Plains (15 min.) The alumni pride is strong, and with that comes donations. I come from a very small town in Maryland. And they were overall nice people! The university also runs a radio station WNYU-FM 89.1, which broadcasts to the entire New York metropolitan area. There's no real time for partying or nightlife. Across the street there is a Home Depot, Ocean State Job Lot, Giacomos, Salsa Fresca, Starbucks, McDonalds, and Applebee’s. The university also sponsors some traditions for undergraduates including Apple Fest, the Violet Ball, Strawberry Festival, and the semi-annual midnight breakfast where Student Affairs administrators serve free breakfast to students before finals. Fordham University is a great community, with a beautiful campus and an awesome environment surrounding the school in NYC. Additionally, a smaller school allows you to get more involved in campus activities and programs, along with meet more people. While Vassar is good for their partnerships programs and school- work tutoring and support, it seems that support for other necessities is lacking. The school is located near Gould Plaza next to the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Stern School of Business, adjoining Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. However, I believe that Cornell could work on accepting people not only from diverse backgrounds, but also from various socioeconomic statuses. Rated for its top performing alumni, industry experienced professors, and incredibly motivated and talented students, FIT has challenged me to be my best and had more than prepared me for my career. The reason I gave TNS 4 stars, rather than 5 is simply because their financial aid office can be beyond frustrating. The environment is another huge selling point for Fordham. This school wasn't my first choice, but I am growing to love it more and more. I am middle class. Overall, there is good variety and quality. The college provides an undergraduate liberal arts education through its Core Curriculum. It took a bit of time to adjust to the self-contained dynamic. Every class I am amazed by how much professors can accomplish, challenging students to consider questions about their understanding and tailoring work to their learning. Overall, Marist has a little bit of everything. I'd say that this school is perfect if you want a specialized school that is going to push your work ethic to the max. The school has amazing academics and professors, however, the thing that makes Skidmore special is its students. The ranking compares the top art schools in the U.S. Read more on how this ranking was calculated. This is the largest college comedy festival in the nation. RIT has a fantastic College Restoration Program that goes to the bottom of the student's programme and provides personal mentoring and coaching to encourage the student to move back into a 'performing' mode. Another highlight of mine has been the Skidmore Outing Club. Bard is quite a remarkable place and an exceptional trail blazer. 2021 Best Colleges for Art in New York About this List The Best Colleges for Art majors ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews using data from the U.S. Department of Education. I love the smaller class sizes because it allows for a more intimate connection between professor and student, which I think is extremely important in the educational process. They make an effort to ensure that students succeed. Everything from carnivals, movie trips, and even karaoke nights. There are only a handful of large (100+ student) lecture style courses where there are teacher's assistants who grade assignments. It is safe and secure campus. It's definitely a college that has contributed to social mobility, and there are lots of academic/job related opportunities to be taken advantage of, if one is dedicated enough to finding them. 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