Fabulous location, diverse student body
Expensive, not academically rigorous
I go to Mannes The New School of Music. The class number is very small, therefore the professor is very meticulous with every student. Faculty is great.
Facilities. Very, very small. It's a little bit surprising for the amount of money you have to pay if you don't have a scholarship.
Most classes are very small (read: under 20 students). This is something that you will not find in most undergraduate experiences.
The New School is, ironically, relatively new. The library is essentially non-existent, and a student center is being built (expected finish: 2013). While the facilities aren't great, this should...