The university has been popularly known as New York University since its inception and was officially renamed New York University in 1896.  In 1832, NYU held its first classes in rented rooms of four-story Clinton Hall, situated near City Hall.  In 1835, the School of Law, NYU's first professional school, was established.
New York University, also known as NYU, is a research university in New York City. It is the largest private university in the United States, and is highly regarded in the nation as well as around the world. Rankings[ change | change source]
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New York University ( NYU) is a private research university in New York City. Chartered in 1831 by the New York State Legislature, NYU was founded by a group of New Yorkers led by then- Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin. In 1832, the non-denominational all-male institution began its first classes near City Hall based on a curriculum ...
New York University, private institution of higher learning in New York, New York, U.S., that includes 13 schools, colleges, and divisions at five major centres in the borough of Manhattan. It was founded in 1831 as the University of the City of New York, its school of law established in 1835 and its school of medicine in 1841.
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Main Wikipedia article: New York University. See also Wikipedia article: en : University of New York . English: New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City .