New York University was founded in 1831 and enrolls over 40,000 students at 6 different locations in Manhattan and in countries around the world. 

The NYU Department of History is a vibrant scholarly community that offers graduate courses in a broad array of subfields, including social, cultural, intellectual, environmental, legal, transnational, and comparative history. The department hosts frequent guest speakers, in addition to ongoing workshops that allow students and faculty to present and discuss historical scholarship-in-progress.  

NYU has an enthusiastic and growing Digital Humanities community that brings together students and faculty working on a variety of projects in digital scholarship and humanities outreach. The university offers practical and technical support for student digital and media projects via classes and one-on-one guidance through Digital Scholarship Services, Digital Studio, and Data Services.

NYU’s Center for the Humanities presents a range of public programs each semester on humanities topics and themes.

The NYU Libraries provide students with access to extensive printed, archival, and digital collections. The University Archives, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, and Fales Library & Special Collections provide opportunities for both research and part-time employment to Archives and Public History students.