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Columbia University is one of the best universities in New York City

Thinking of attending college in New York? Better read up! Below you'll find information on the best colleges in New York City, in addition to a list of colleges and universities in New York. You'll also find information on where to stay in New York City for cheap (prospective students, listen up!).

One of the most popular universities in New York City is NYU. Located in Manhattan's vibrant Greenwich Village, New York University is a private, nonsectarian research university that boasts an endowment of $2.43 billion and a student body of 42,000. Widely regarded as one of the best universities in the world, NYU has produced 33 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Abel Prize winners, 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 21 Academy Award winners.

New York City is also home to Columbia University, one of only two Ivy League universities in New York (Cornell is the other). Located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain. Boasting an undergraduate enrollment of 7,160 and a graduate enrollment of 15,760, it is the fifth oldest university in the United States, after only Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and the University of Pennsylvania.

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New York City colleges and universities are among the highest ranking universities in the US. If you're planning on attending college in New York City, or if you're merely planning to tour the grounds, you'll definitely want to arrange for lodging well in advance, as hotels in New York City book up quickly. Here are two hotels close to New York University:

  • Tribeca Sheraton: If you're planning on visiting the New York University campus, you'd do well to book a room in the Tribeca Sheraton. This 3.5-star luxury hotel, located in the scenic Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, lies just minutes from NYU and offers all the plentiful amenities of a New York luxury hotel.
  • GEM Hotel Chelsea: Located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, the GEM Hotel Chelsea boasts outstanding service, spacious rooms, and 3.0-star NY hotel accommodations, including free WiFi and complimentary Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.

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New York City Colleges and Universities List

Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue at 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
646.312.1000

Berkeley College Midtown Manhattan
3 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
212.986.4343

Columbia University
116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
212.854.1754

Cornell University
708 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212.986.7202

Hunter College
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
212.772.4000

Metropolitan College of New York
431 Canal Street
New York, NY 10013
212.343.1234

New York University
70 Washington Square
New York, NY 10003
212.254.7215

Pace University
One Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038
212.346.1200

Rockefeller University
504 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065
212.935.2076

Saint John's University
101 Murray Street
New York, NY 10007
212.962.4111

The State University of New York
262 West 38th Street #506
New York, NY 10018
518.320.1100