The (NYU) New York University is one of the top private research universities in New York City. It was founded by a couple of New Yorkers and was authorized in 1831 by the New York State Legislature. The reason why this university is so famous is because of its fields in Arts and Sciences. Other than that, it is also famous for its other majors. Some of the most popular fields in NY are Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Social Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.