Watermelon-eating contest at a summer school barbecue
and frolic at the Heights campus, 1929

In October 1873, the first women students at NYU enrolled in the School of Art, where they received an “instructional” form of classes with no degrees. Women were admitted to other schools in the following order: Graduate Department, 1888; School of Pedagogy, 1890; Law School, 1890; Washington Square College, 1914; University College (at the University Heights campus), 1959.

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