Founded in 1831, New York University is the country’s biggest private university with 22,200 undergraduate students and 21,600 graduate students. Its major campus is positioned at Washington Square in Greenwich Village, and it also has campuses situated overseas.
Every year the university consults almost 12,000 degrees, from associate to doctoral. Unlike most other higher educational institutions in cities, NYU has no walls or gates; it is situated in the center of New York City’s Greenwich Village. The university community calculates 4 Pulitzer Prizes and 12 MacArthur (“Genius”) Fellowships, and 147 Guggenheim Fellowships. Foursquare and Def Jam Records were both began by NYU students. NYU is the first international network university with an extensive liberal arts campus in Abu Dhabi. This campus is the first to be controlled abroad by a main American research university. NYU also has investigation facilities and programs in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Accra, Ghana; Florence, Italy; Shanghai, China; Prague, the Czech Republic; and Tel Aviv, Israel and others.
The school takes part in NCAA Division III and its talisman is the Bobcat. The president of the university is John Sexton.