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NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

A study revealed that NYU ranked fourth among other elite colleges enrolling the highest percentage of low- and middle - income students.

How NYU Alerts Students of Financial Burden

How NYU Alerts Students of Financial Burden

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU used to directly call students to discuss discrepancies between their financial aid necessities and the actual package they received, but they no longer do this.

How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU assessed its finances in a letter addressed to the New York State Legislature in which it admitted inadequate funding for its students.

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Starting the financial aid process earlier and accepting older tax returns offer planning benefits to high schoolers as they begin the application process, yet these small FAFSA reforms do little to ease the greatest burden of pursuing a college degree.

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

By Rachel Rivers, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While NYU financial aid is known for being stingy, an NYU alum was even stingier: he defrauded NYU of over $1.3 million dollars of financial aid. 48-year-old Frank Harrison was sentenced to 18 months in prison last Wednesday for six years of fraudulent behavior. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara charged him for...

Quantifying NYU Endowment Woes

Quantifying NYU  Endowment Woes

By WSN Editorial Board

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The model of the large endowment as “intergenerational stewardship” is more noble and much more sustainable. But in order to attain this model, the administration has a long road ahead of it.

What Exactly Is the Momentum Campaign?

What Exactly Is the Momentum Campaign?

By Kyle Sturmann, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Learn how NYU President Andrew Hamilton will continue the Momentum Campaign and where all the money will go.

NYU Should Not Look to Students for Donations

NYU Should Not Look to Students for Donations

By Tommy Collison, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The university has no business asking current and outgoing students for donations, and shouldn’t have to regardless. As he begins his tenure as president of this university, Andrew Hamilton should continue to look toward alumni and donors, rather than current students, to finance NYU.