College News and Fun Facts: New York University

Every year, NYU hosts the Strawberry Festival. What’s so special about that? The NYU cooking staff bakes the largest Strawberry Shortcake in New York, using 2,500 egg yolks, 326 lbs. of pastry flour, and 489 cups of sugar. Source

  • Color: Purple and White
  • Mascot: Bobcat
  • Admit Rate: 20% (Class of 2022). Read more