Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University, which is composed of 14 schools, colleges, and divisions, occupies five major centers in Manhattan. It operates branch campus and research programs in other parts of the United States and abroad, as well as study abroad programs in more than 25 countries. New York University is also one of the largest employers in New York City, with over 16,000 employees.
School of Medicine/MED (1841) Post-Graduate Medical School/P-GM (1948)
550 First Avenue
College of Dentistry/DENT (1865)
324 East 24th Street
Institute of Fine Arts/IFA (1938)
1 East 78th Street
School of Continuing and Professional Studies/SCPS (1934)
11 West 42nd Street
Nearly 420,000 from all 50 states and 163 foreign countries.
International students make up 9.7 percent of NYU's student body (3,823)
Martin Lipton: Chairman of the Board of Trustees
John Sexton: President
Over 5 million square feet of interior space
Housing for over 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students
The eight libraries hold over 4.5 million volumes. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and Study Center alone holds more than 3.3 million
Founding Date: April 18, 1831
Official Color: Violet
Alma Mater: The Palisades
For information on NYU's budget, please view recent Fiscal Budget Plans.
For more NYU facts, visit the Web site of the University's Office of Institutional Research and Program Evaluation.