New York University is one of the largest private universities in the U.S. It was founded in 1831 as a center of higher learning open to all with no bias as to social background, religious beliefs or national origin. The university’s center is its Washington Square Campus in Greenwich Village although it is comprised of at least 18 schools and colleges found in five major centers in Manhattan as well as sites located in South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The university offers its online programs through the Paul McGhee Division. Online degree completion courses include BA in Social Sciences with a concentration in Organizational Behavior and Communication and the BS in Leadership and Management Studies with a concentration in International Business, Human Resource Management, or Organizational Management and Development. There are also five online courses for BS in Healthcare Management. The university offers online programs in the graduate and undergraduate levels while also offering Continuing Education and Professional Certificate Programs.
Information as to financial assistance can be obtained from the NYU Office of Financial Aid while the Bursar’s Office handles information as to tuition rates. Basic types of financial aid include scholarships, grants, loans and payment plans. Prospective students can also contact an Admissions Counselor to learn more about the programs and the admissions process. Registering early for online courses is advised because of the limited slots available.
The estimated cost of attendance for a full time online student is approximately $ 13,337.00 per semester inclusive of tuition, registration, books and supplies. According to U.S. News and World Report, New York University places 33rd on its Best Colleges 2011 Ranking.