10 Colleges/Universities in the NYC Area

columbiaThis month’s college/universities post will feature schools that are in the NYC area.

Columbia University

Columbia University was established in 1754. The school is located in Upper Manhattan.

Adelphi University

Adelphi University is a private university that was established in 1896. Their motto is “The truth shall make us free”.

Fordham University

Fordham University was established in 1871. Their colors are maroon and white.

St. John’s University

St. John’s university is a private, Roman Catholic school that was established in 1870. Mark Jackson, Chris Mullin and Metta World Peace are alumni of the school.

City University of NY

City University of NY (CUNY) was established in 1847. It is the largest urban university in the United States consisting of 24 institutions.

Long Island University

Long Island University was established in 1926. Their motto is “To the city and to the world”.

New York University

NYU is a private school that is organized into more that 20 colleges, schools and institutes. Their motto is “To persevere and to excel”.

Monroe College

Monroe College was founded in 1933. They have campuses in the Bronx and New Rochelle, NY. Their colors are blue and gold.

Pace University

Pace University was established in 1906. They have one of the best law schools in the country. The school has over 12,000 students enrolled.

St. Francis College

St. Francis College is a private, co-ed  school located in Brooklyn Heights, NY. They offer 72 majors and minors.

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  1. Hi Jason, Useful series on College and University choices. Keep it up !
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  2. It would be really exciting to attend school in NYC.
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