NYU Center for Urban Science & Progress

NYU Center for Urban Science & Progress

New York University (NYU) 370 Jay Street 12th Floor Brooklyn View map

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Created by New York University in partnership with a consortium of world-class universities and international tech companies, the Center for Urban Science and Progress (NYU CUSP) was founded with the goal of making New York City a world capital of science and technology.

Specializing in the emerging field of urban informatics, NYU CUSP’s courses incorporate:

  • Data science
  • Entrepreneurship & innovation
  • City operations
  • Citizen science
  • Data visualization
  • Built environment
  • Sustainability

Interdisciplinary and progressive 

Based in Downtown Brooklyn, a thriving cultural hub and hot spot for startups and businesses, NYU CUSP strives to make cities stronger, fairer and more inclusive.

With the Big Apple as its testing ground, NYU CUSP collects data and information to draw insight on urban systems, and has become the world’s leading center of expertise in this growing field.

Graduate programs at NYU CUSP combine data science and analytics with urban management studies, while familiarizing


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