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New York State has always been a destination of choice for the best and brightest international students and researchers from around the world.

New York State has always been a destination of choice for the best and brightest international students and researchers from around the world. In fact, the state ranks at the top in the number of international students who choose to study in the United States.

Population: 8.405.837

Each year more than 75,000 students from countries around the world choose New York State to pursue their education. Those who come from abroad to study, in addition to their academic contributions, help deepen awareness of other cultures on campuses, and beyond.

You’ll discover that New York is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S., offering a superior quality of life, a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities and some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world. 

New York City has humid hot summers and wet cold winters. The weather can change dramatically in a matter of hours, and students and tourists should take this into account when planning their trip. 

  • September, October, November are some of the most pleasant months in New York City. The air is crisp and clear, and the sun shines often.
  • Winter Season December, January, February. During these months it can get very cold and very windy. Snow and/or sleet can also make walking slippery. Pack heavy, warm and waterproof clothing and shoes. Temperatures usually are from  0.3 °C to −12 °C.
  • Spring Season, March, April, May. These months are often quite pleasant. Pack light slacks and long sleeve tops. You will also want to pack a warm sweater or coat for the evenings.
  • Summer Season. June, July, August. The summer months can bring stifling heat and humidity to the city. temperature average 24.7 °C.

Public transportation within the city is relatively inexpensive, convenient and efficient. To ride the buses and subways in NYC it's most likely you'll need a MetroCard. MetroCards can be purchased at many stores, newstands above ground and subway stations.

The Subway: New York’s underground mass transit system is the fastest means by which to travel within the city. It is used daily by millions of ordinary people, and visitors should not be afraid to make the most of it themselves.  The subway system is complex however. Lines merge and divide into trunk routes - the trunk routes are the colors on the maps and station signage. 

City Buses: Bus routes thoroughly cover all major areas of the city and, while not as fast as the subway system, provide an inexpensive alternative and another great way for the visitor to encounter everyday folks. 

Path: The  Port Authority Trans Hudson system, formerly the Hudson & Manhattan Tubes connects New Jersey and New York. 

One-way Ticket: 2.50 $

Monthly Pass: 112.00 $

Central park: Central Park is home to 843 acres of verdant views, vibrant flora and hidden histories.  enjoy a stroll or ride a bike through one of America's most famous parks. There are plenty of recreational activities and there's always something special going on in the park.

Time square: Times Square signifies everything that the city represents. The excitement, the glamour, the independent free-spiritedness and artistic qualities of New York are all on display in this timeless spot. One of the best places to begin sampling true New York nightlife.

Broadway: This is the most famous theater district in the world, represents the heart and soul of American theater. 

Rockefeller Center and Top of the Rock Observation Deck: This iconic plaza has it all - beautiful sculptures, an enormous skating rink, a fishbowl view of NBC Studios, plus hordes of stores and restaurants. 

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum: Serves as the primary tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks. The Memorial's twin reflecting pools and manmade waterfalls rest as eerie footprints where the World Trade Center's Twin Towers once stood, also enclosed in bronze panels the names of every victim are inscribed.

Statue of Liberty: This brightly shining beacon draws visitors year-round. The world’s most iconic copper statue was designed by Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi as a gift from France in celebration of the nation’s centennial in 1876.

The Empire State Building: Is generally thought of as an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. 


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