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us: New York University


  • [New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is situated in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private nonprofit institutions of American higher education. NYU is organized into 18 schools, colleges, and institutes, located in six centers throughout Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, as well as more than a dozen other sites across the world, with plans for further expansion. According to the Institute of International Education, NYU sends more students to study abroad than any other US college or university.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_University
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    • us: NYU
    • us: N.Y.U.
    • us: University of New York
  • Additional Information

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: Office of Public Affairs 25 West Fourth Street, 5th Floor , New York , NY 10012
        • Affiliation Address:
        • City: New York
        • State: NY
        • Post Code: 10012
        • Source: New York University website, Contact Us page, 10 Dec. 2012
        • Source: http://www.nyu.edu/footer/contact-us.html
    • Associated Locale

        Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
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  • Sources

    • found: International trade, business, and investment [SR] p1981: label (NYU)
    • found: NUCMC data from Boston Univ. Lib. for Gross, M.L. Papers, 1962-1967 (New York University)
    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: New York University; inc. 1831 as University of the City of New York; name changed to New York University in 1896)
    • found: NYU website, 10 Dec. 2012: About NYU page (More than 175 years ago, 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." {http://www.nyu.edu/about.html}
    • found: The climate, diseases, and materia medica of the Hawaiian Islands, 1855: page iii (University of New York)
  • General Notes

    • [New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is situated in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private nonprofit institutions of American higher education. NYU is organized into 18 schools, colleges, and institutes, located in six centers throughout Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, as well as more than a dozen other sites across the world, with plans for further expansion. According to the Institute of International Education, NYU sends more students to study abroad than any other US college or university.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_University
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Not to be confused with: City University of New York; State University of New York; University of the State of New York]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-07-06: new
    • 2017-08-05: revised
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