About New York City
New York City, known as "the Big Apple" and "the City That Never Sleeps," is one of the most famous cities in the world. Many of its landmarks - such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, and Central Park - are instantly recognizable around the globe. With Wall Street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York is often named the world’s leading financial center while its bustling Broadway scene makes it a hub for the international entertainment industry. Moreover, the city has more than 120 colleges and universities, including Columbia University, where our Oxbridge Seminar in New York program takes place.