New York City Colleges Tour

New York City Colleges Tour

Columbia University NYC Pixabay Public Domain

Columbia University NYC Pixabay Public Domain

There are multiple colleges and universities in New York City, all peppered in between with incredible attractions to make the possibility of calling the Big Apple home a pleasant dream! On this tour, you will explore Columbia College, New York University and the Pratt Institute located in Brooklyn.

Check out our New York University and Colleges Tour sample itinerary below!

New York University and Colleges Tour

Columbia College

Columbia College is the oldest undergraduate college of Columbia University, first founded in 1754 as King's College, King George II's royal charter the thing that made this college what it is today. Your group can join a guided tour at 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, set up a smaller private campus tour, or visit the Visitor Center anytime during weekly office hours.

Columbia students have the benefit of the small collegiate town feel of Morningside Heights and at the same time access to one of the world’s most vibrant and diverse cities. - Columbia College

New York University

New York University is a private institute in Greenwich Village, Lower Manhattan. The University was first founded in 1831 and has since become an elite university that is a member of the Association of American Universities, one of only 60 universities out of some 3,000 in America that is a part of this. 40,000 students call this campus, with its multiple buildings throughout NYC, home. The study major areas such as Arts and Science, Math Sciences, Urban Science and Progress, Individualized Study, and more.

Pratt Institute 

Pratt Institute, located in Brooklyn, is known as 'one of the world's leading colleges of art, design, and architecture'. Sitting on a gorgeous 25-acre campus, this top art school will give your students an up-close and personal look at some of our countries top up and coming artists and designers. There are different campuses in Manhattan and Utica as well. Note that Pratt does not set up private tours for middle or elementary students.