New York University is among the city’s most distinguished institutions of higher learning, with around 60,000 students and an acceptance rate that hovers around 15 percent. It was chartered in 1831, and moved to its present location surrounding Greenwich Village’s Washington Square in 1833. Its location is unique and essential to its appeal: There is no well-defined campus with grassy malls and stately buildings, rather the academic assets are integrated with the great city itself, and students become citizens of the city.
That fact also makes it one of the best campuses for food in the country — students typically eschew meal tickets in favor of eating at restaurants in the vicinity. Here are 10 favorites within striking distance of the NYU campus.Read More