New York City
The action and excitement of the Big Apple.
New York City College Tour
Already the top student travel destination in the U.S., don't forget that there are many internationally-known colleges to tour in the Big Apple as well. After checking out these urban universities, visit Times Square, walk the High Line, view the skyline from the top of the Empire State Buidling and soak in all that NYC has to offer!
Popular colleges to include on this tour include Barnard College, Columbia University, Cooper Union, Fashion Institute of Technology, Fordham University, New York University, Pace University, Parsons School of Design, St. John's University, Stevens Institute of Technology, The New School
Recommended tour length for this area is 3-4 days but all of our tours are completely customizable to the unique needs of your school. Some schools will want a longer or shorter tour with an optional sightseeing day depending on the distance they have traveled and the interests of their students. This tour can be combined with our Boston and/or Philadelphia tours for a longer experience. For inspiration, here is a sample itinerary that we've done before.
Day 0 or early Day 1: Fly into one of the NYC airports or arrive by charter bus. Sightseeing in NYC dependent upon arrival time.
College Visit #1: Fordham University
Lunch at Fordham University
College Visit #2: Columbia University
NYC open-air bus tour
Dinner in Times Square
Back to hotel
Breakfast in hotel
College Visit #3: Pace University
Lunch at New York University
College Visit #4: New York University
Walk the High Line
Empire State Building
Breakfast in hotel
College Visit #5: Cooper Union or The New School (each student chooses)
College Visit #6: St. John's University
Depart for home
Starting at $699 per student for above itinerary, plus round-trip airfare arranged by College Exploration Tours or charter bus arrival to NYC area. Price includes all accommodations, meals, activities, transportation during the tour, gratuities and CXT tour leader.