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NYU Stern Undergraduate College

Our Pillars

These 5 pillars guide your student experience.

One of the first schools of business in the U.S., NYU Stern welcomed its first class of students in 1900 and quickly established itself as a leader and an innovator of undergraduate business education. Today, NYU Stern’s undergraduate community is vibrant, successful, and proud—our amazing students and alumni are as diverse and dynamic as the city we call home. These 5 pillars will guide your experience at NYU Stern Undergraduate College.
 

Academics

We take pride in our well-rounded education and approach our academics with honesty and integrity.
 

Global

We seize opportunities to expand our perspectives and serve as global ambassadors.
 

Social Impact

We’re eager to use business to create a positive impact, and we take this responsibility seriously.
 

Professional

We act with professionalism as we explore our interests and shape our futures.
 

Community

We support each other and foster an inclusive community where everyone can grow and excel.


You are a part of a community of NYU Stern faculty, students, and staff who stand by the pillars.

 

Robert Whitelaw, Dean

Academics

Robert Whitelaw, Dean Undergraduate College

“You’ve got to be open. Open to learning, open to discovery, open to changing your mind. Be truthful about what you don’t know and approach your learning with honesty and integrity. This is what allows you to be ready for the limitless opportunities ahead."

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Caitlyn Lubas, BS '20

Global

Cailtyn Lubas (BS '20)

“I have developed a true group of close friends spanning the globe and have gained insights into what it's like to live in different corners of the world. Our school really gives you every possible opportunity to experience the world beyond Tisch Hall."

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Tensie Whelan, Director for the Center for Sustainable Business

Social Impact

Tensie Whelan, Director Center for Sustainable Business

"Sustainability and social impact are increasingly how business is done. At Stern, you will explore pressing social and environmental issues for business—and identify possible solutions—helping you to contribute to business innovation and to society.”

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Thibault Binier, BS '20

Professional

Thibault Binier (BS '20)

"I had a rough idea of which industries I was interested in, but my classes, conversations with peers and staff, and exposure to different paths were instrumental to me narrowing down my pursuits and turning them into passions. So, take it all in."

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Papa Sencherey

Community

Papa Yaw Sencherey (BS '20)

“Together as a school we foster a community of continuous growth, engaging in impactful discussions filled with diverse perspectives. We actively work to bring out the best in each other.”

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