I didn't get my degree at NYU; I got it later, they gave me an honourary one.
— Jim Jarmusch

I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year for cheating on my metaphysics final. You know, I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
— Woody Allen

There are enough differences within the country now where maybe you can take a bunch of kids from NYU, have them go study for a semester at the University of Arkansas, and vice versa.
— Nate Silver

Everyone has a different path. I knew no one in the acting industry growing up. I never did a play until college. I was not outspoken when I was younger and I hated being the center of attention. But I had a dream of being an actor. I went to NYU and studied theatre. I learned a craft. And began my career straight out of college.
— Peter Facinelli

My advice has always been to study the craft of acting if you want to be an actor. There are many great schools that teach acting. NYU being one of them.
— Peter Facinelli