|Location||London, United Kingdom||Funding Type||Public|
|No of Students||19780||Establishment||University|
|Founded In||1966||Estimated Cost of Living||12006 GBP|
|Address||Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom|
City, University of London (abbreviated CUL) is a leading public research university in London, United Kingdom. It has been a constituent college of the University of London since 2016. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute, and became a university when The City University was created by royal charter in 1966.The Inns of Court School of Law, which merged with City in 2001, was established in 1852, making it the University's oldest constituent part. City joined the federal University of London on 1 September 2016, becoming part of the eighteen colleges and ten research institutes that make up that university.
City has strong links with the City of London, and the Lord Mayor of London serves as the university's rector.The university has its main campus in Central London in the London Borough of Islington, with additional campuses in Islington, the City, the West End and East End. The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £227.0 million, of which £11.6 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £221.4 million. It is organised into five schools, within which there are around forty academic departments and centres, including the Department of Journalism, the Cass Business School, and City Law School which incorporates the Inns of Court School of Law