New York University (NYU):
New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University, which is composed of 14 schools, colleges, and divisions, occupies five major centers in Manhattan, New York City, USA. It is one of the most highly ranked universities. For more than 150 years, NYU has been home to talented scholars, artists, writers and others who have been drawn from all over the world to teach, perform, create, and study. We have achieved an international distinction in a wide range of areas - in the liberal arts, the sciences, education, the health professions, law, medicine, business, the arts, communications, public service, and the performing arts.
NYU not only has great academic levels, but it also has great sport teams. NYU has one of the most capable and hard working sport teams in basketball, football, and volleyball, etc. NYU students also exceed in academics. The average amount of students have a 3.7-a 3.9 average reaching to a 4.0. New York University also operates branch campus programs in Westchester County at Manhattanville College and in Rockland County at St. Thomas Aquinas College.
The University is located at Washington Square Park on the island and borough of Manhattan in the neighborhood called Greenwich Village.
From the Palladium Athletic Facility to the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University offers a host of state-of-the-art facilities.
* Coles Sports and Recreation Center
* Grey Art Gallery
* NYU Press
* Palladium Athletic Facility
* Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
* The Torch Club
* Washington Square East Gallery
NYU has a very spacious gymnasium, auditorium, and a very big Resource Center.
School / Office Address:
Washington Square Park
From La Guardia, Kennedy, or Newark Airport, take the airport shuttle bus to Port Authority Bus Terminal or Grand Central Station. From Port Authority, take the A or E subway downtown to West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station, or from Grand Central, take the Lexington Avenue subway (No. 6 train) downtown to Astor Place Station. Cabs and car services are available at the airport and, even though they cost more, they are your best bet if you have a lot of luggage.
Metro North into Grand Central Station.
Take the Lexington Avenue subway (No. 6 train) downtown to Astor Place Station. Go west on Astor Place to Broadway. Walk south on Broadway to Waverly Place. Walk westward on Waverly Place until you reach Washington Square.
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Amtrak into Pennsylvania Station:
Take the 8th avenue subway (A and E trains) downtown to West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station. Walk east on West Fourth Street until you reach Washington Square.
PATH Trains from New Jersey:
To Ninth Street Station (Sixth Avenue and Ninth Street), then walk south to West Fourth Street and east to Washington Square.
All Greyhound and New Jersey Transit buses go to the Port Authority Terminal. Port Authority marine terminals in New York and New Jersey are open and operating normally. From there, take the Eighth Avenue subway downtown (see By Subway below).
Take the Lexington Avenue subway (No. 6 train) to Astor Place Station. Go west on Astor Place to Broadway. Walk south on Broadway to Waverly Place. Walk westward on Waverly Place until you reach Washington Square.
Take the Broadway subway (N, R or W train) to Eighth Street Station. At Broadway walk south to Waverly Place. Walk westward on Waverly Place until you reach Washington Square. * The N runs late at night and weekends. The R does not run late at night.
Take the Sixth Avenue subway to West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station (A, C, E, B, D, F, or V train). Walk east on West Fourth Street until you reach Washington Square. * The A and C don't run late at night, the E, F and V run from 6 a.m. to midnight, the B runs weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and the D runs at night.
Take the Seventh Avenue subway to Christopher Street-Sheridan Square Station (1, 9 or 2). Walk east on Christopher Street to West Fourth Street. Continue east to Washington Square. * The 1 and 9 are rush hour only, and the 2 train runs late at night.
From the Bronx and Upstate NY.
Take the NY State Thruway, which becomes the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, to the Triborough Bridge (toll). Cross to Manhattan taking the FDR Drive. Follow the FDR Drive south to Houston Street. Continue west on Houston Street past Broadway to La Guardia Place. Turn right (north) and follow La Guardia Place to Washington Square.
Take the New England Thruway (I-95) into the Bronx. Then, take the Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to the Triborough Bridge (toll). Cross to Manhattan taking the FDR Drive south to Houston Street. Continue west on Houston Street past Broadway to La Guardia Place. Turn right (north) and follow La Guardia Place to Washington Square.
From the Northwest, West, and South including New Jersey
Take I-95 and/or the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel or the Holland Tunnel. If taking the Lincoln tunnel, take the right tube and stay in the right lane, turning right onto Dyer Ave. after exiting the tunnel. Go through three lights, making a left on to 34th St. and move to the right lane. After one block, turn left onto 9th Ave., continuing south until 14th St. Turn left onto 14th St., followed by a right onto 5th Ave., until it ends at Washington Square. If taking the Holland tunnel, there will be a circle after exiting. Take the Canal St. East exit. After a few lights, turn left onto West Broadway. Proceed north until you reach Washington Square.
From the George Washington Bridge:
Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (turns into the West Side Highway/12th Avenue) south to 23rd Street. Turn left (east) on 23rd Street to Fifth Avenue. Turn right (south) on Fifth Avenue to Washington Square.
Take the Manhattan Bridge. Off the bridge, take Canal Street west to Sixth Avenue (also called Avenue of the Americas). Take Sixth Avenue north to West Fourth Street and travel east to Washington Square.
Take the 59th Street Bridge and turn left (south) on Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue ends at the Washington Square campus.
From Staten Island:
Take the Staten Island Express across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge crossing into Brooklyn. Take the Belt Parkway west to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) east. Take the Manhattan Bridge exit, cross over the bridge, and take Canal Street west to Sixth Avenue (also called Avenue of the Americas). Turn right (north) on to Sixth Avenue to West Fourth Street. Turn right (east) and travel to Washington Square.
From Long Island:
Take the Long Island Expressway (also called the L.I.E. or I-495) west to the Queens-Midtown Tunnel. Drive west on 37th Street to Fifth Avenue. Turn left (south) on Fifth Avenue until it ends at the Washington Square campus.
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