Is UCLA a party school?
Both are true. UCLA is definitely a party school; between Greek Life and the social scene Thursday through Sunday nights, you can definitely find a place to “get jiggy with it.” However, UCLA students are also serious about their academics; they are highly competitive and work hard to attain good grades.
Is NYU a rich kid school?
NYU students overall are stereotypically rich and went to a private school their entire lives, hipsters, and liberal. There is some basis to these stereotypes as NYU tuition is very high so wealthy students are more able to attend.
Why is NYU so popular?
Because of its prestige, convenient location, and brilliant students, NYU attracts a talented selection of faculty, guest lecturers, and visiting professors with some of the most interesting classes that you never thought were offered in college (or even existed).