what is the size of the college in the city new york city called new york university?

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  • Lily
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    1 decade ago
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    New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is situated in the Greenwich Village section of Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private, nonprofit institutions of higher education in the United States.

    NYU is organized into 18 schools, colleges, and institutes, located in six centers throughout Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, as well as other sites across the globe. NYU operates study abroad facilities in London, Paris, Florence, Prague, Madrid, Berlin, Accra, Shanghai, Buenos Aires and Tel Aviv in addition to the Singapore campus of the Tisch School of the Arts and a comprehensive liberal-arts campus in Abu Dhabi that opened in Sept. 2010. NYU plans to open a site in Washington, D.C. in 2012.

    With approximately 12,500 residents, NYU has the seventh-largest university housing system in the U.S. and the largest among private schools. Some of the first fraternities in the country were formed at NYU.

    NYU's sports teams are called the Violets, the colors being the trademarked hue "NYU Violet", and white. The school mascot is modeled after a bobcat. Almost all sports teams at NYU participate in the NCAA's Division III and the University Athletic Association. While NYU has had All-American football players, it has not had a varsity football team since the 1960s.

    NYU is ranked as one of the top academic institutions in the world. The university counts 33 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Abel Prize winners, 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, 19 Academy Award winners, and Emmy, Grammy]National Academy of Sciences members among its past and present graduates and faculty.

    Source(s): wikipedia.com
  • galaz
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    ny is an extremely costly place to stay. it somewhat is definitly greater interior your ability to stay upstate. yet once you reside interior the city or on long island costs are tremendously intense. I survive LI and Im a 40 5 minute 7 dollar prepare journey to the city or a million hour via motor vehicle. Its not overpopulated on LI or upstate however the city is often crammed with human beings.

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