New York University
New York, USA
New York University is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. Founded in 1831, NYU is known for its liberal arts, law, business & medical programs. NYU has been named one of the “New Ivies”. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 24,985 and its setting is urban. New York University’s primary campus is located in the lively Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan. NYU is a true city school, with no borders separating a distinct campus from the streets of the Big Apple. It has several campuses around the world including Shanghai and Abu Dhabi.
In 1831, Albert Gallatin, the distinguished statesman who served as secretary of the treasury under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, declared his intention to establish "in this immense and fast-growing city ... a system of rational and practical education fitting for all and graciously opened to all."