Photo Tour of NYU, New York University

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Gould Welcome Center at New York University

Gould Welcome Center at NYU
Gould Welcome Center at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Located right in Manhattan's Greenwich Village surrounding Washington Square, New York University is one of the nation's top urban universities. If you're interested in applying to NYU, be sure to visit our NYU admissions profile.

Pictured above, the Gould Welcome Center hosts various student activities in addition to campus visits and admissions tours. Prospective students can schedule an appointment to tour the campus or stop by the Welcome Center for self-guided tour information and admissions counseling.

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Washington Square

Washington Square in NYC
Washington Square in NYC (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Located in the heart of NYU's urban campus, the iconic Washington Square is an important fixture of university life. At the center of this public park stands Washington Arch, an 1892 structure built to celebrate the centennial of George Washington's inauguration. NYU uses the square for commencement ceremonies and other university-wide activities and events. Most of the buildings surrounding the square are owned by the university.

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Kimmel Center for University Life at NYU

Kimmel Center for University Life at NYU
Kimmel Center for University Life at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Kimmel Center for University Life, centrally located on the south side of Washington Square Park, is the heart of student activity at NYU. The facility provides versatile reservable workspaces for student organizations as well as department meetings or events. The Kimmel Center also offers a variety of student resources, including computer labs, dining facilities, student lounges, and outdoor terraces.

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Pless Hall at New York University

Pless Hall at New York University
Pless Hall at New York University (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Pless Hall is a multi-use building at the corner of Washington Place and Washington Square East. It houses conference and meeting rooms and student lounges that can be reserved for student and faculty activities and events. The building has also garnered some celebrity in recent years as a movie set; parts of the building were used in the 2010 adventure film The Sorcerer's Apprentice and the 2011 drama Remember Me.

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Stern School of Business at NYU

Stern School of Business at NYU
Stern School of Business at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students make up NYU's Stern School of Business, which is housed in this state-of-the-art facility opened in 1992. The school boasts three Nobel Prize winners active on its faculty as well as more than 500 alumni currently employed as CEOs for top national and international firms.

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Vanderbilt Hall at New York University

Vanderbilt Hall at New York University
Vanderbilt Hall at New York University (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Vanderbilt Hall serves as the nexus of the university's prestigious law school. The New York University School of Law has a rich history, notably one of the first law schools to admit women and minority students. The competitive program offers a variety of areas of focus and several joint degree programs with other top law schools, including Harvard University and Princeton University.

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Silver Center at New York University

Silver Center at NYU
Silver Center at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Silver Center, an office and academic building located near the center of campus, was constructed in 1894, replacing the original University Building at Washington Square East. It was known simply as the "Main Building" until 2002 when it was renamed in honor of NYU alumnus Julius Silver, a leading corporate attorney and philanthropist whose bequests to the university made possible the Silver Professorships in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU

Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Since its opening in 2003, NYU's 860-seat Skirball Center for the Performing Arts has been widely recognized as one of the premier performance spaces in lower Manhattan. The Skirball Center offers a variety of cultural and artistic events open to the general public as well as providing a quality performance facility for the university's prestigious Department of Music and Performing Arts, which consists of over 1,600 students majoring in music technology, music business, music composition, film scoring, music performance practices, performing arts therapies, and performing arts education.

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Weinstein Residence Hall at NYU

Weinstein Residence Hall at NYU
Weinstein Residence Hall at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Weinstein Hall, located just a block up from the main campus area surrounding Washington Square, is home to nearly 600 first-year residents. It is a part of NYU's First Year Residential Experience, a program that fosters first-year student participation in both academic and social life in the university's seven first-year student residence halls.

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Hayden Residence Hall at NYU

Hayden Residence Hall at New York University
Hayden Residence Hall at New York University (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Hayden Hall, part of NYU's First Year Residential Experience, is a residence hall on Washington Square West that houses nearly 700 first-year students. Each of NYU's residence halls offers a wide variety of amenities, including student lounges, Wi-Fi and cable access, practice and game rooms, and dining facilities.

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Goddard Hall at New York University

Goddard Hall at NYU
Goddard Hall at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Goddard Hall, another of NYU's housing options for first-year students, is the home of the Goddard Residential College, a community of 200 students dedicated to citizen engagement and social action. Each resident chooses to participate in one of six "streams," smaller student groups built around themes such as "Poverty & Affluence," "Writing New York" and "All the World's a Stage." The streams organize events and activities related to their theme for the campus and surrounding community.

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22 Washington Square North at NYU

22 Washington Square North
22 Washington Square North at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

 

This renovated townhouse on Washington Square Park houses The Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice, The Tikvah Center for Law & Jewish Civilization, The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice, and the Doctor of Juridical Science Program. It includes classrooms and offices, meeting spaces, student work areas and lounges. 22 Washington also features a unique vertical garden in one of its outdoor courtyards, earning the building LEED Silver Designation from the U.S. Green Council for its carbon footprint offset.

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Warren Weaver Hall at NYU

Warren Weaver Hall at NYU
Warren Weaver Hall at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, encompassing the university's mathematics and computer science departments and university-sponsored research activities, is based out of Warren Weaver Hall in Greenwich Village. The Courant Institute offers undergraduate, masters, PhD, and post-doctoral degrees in mathematics and the computer sciences, with nearly 900 full-time graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled.

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Deutsches Haus at New York University

Deutsches Haus at New York University
Deutsches Haus at New York University (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Deustches Haus is home to NYU's nationally recognized German program, which includes its renowned school of German language, a German cultural program for students and community members that offers exhibitions, talks, concerts, conferences, readings and film screenings with German artists and intellectuals and an educational activity program for children.

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La Maison Francaise at NYU

La Maison Francaise at NYU
La Maison Francaise at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Like Deutsches Haus, La Maison Francaise is a hub of French cultural activity and intellectual exchange, not only for the NYU campus but for the surrounding community as well. The nineteenth-century carriage house just north of Washington Square hosts a broad spectrum of cultural activities from lectures and conferences on French language and culture to French film screenings, art exhibitions and theatrical productions.

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Silver School of Social Work at NYU

Silver School of Social Work at NYU
Silver School of Social Work at NYU (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

1 Washington Square North houses the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, a professional school offering undergraduate, masters, doctoral and professional programs in social work. The School is distinguished for its focus on clinical social work and for its educational partnerships with more than 500 public and non-profit social work agencies, allowing for extensive field training and volunteer opportunities.

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Bobst Library at New York University

Bobst Library at New York University
Bobst Library at New York University (click photo to enlarge). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library is NYU's main campus library. It is one of the largest academic libraries in the United States, housing more than 3.3 million volumes, 20,000 journals, and 3.5 million microforms. Bobst is estimated to have more than 6,500 visitors daily and circulates nearly one million books per year.