New Orleans University

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New Orleans University
New Orleans College.jpg
New Orleans University c. 1920
Former names
New Orleans College
TypePrivate, HBCU
Active1868–1934
Location, ,

New Orleans University was a historically black college that operated between 1873 and 1934 in New Orleans. It was founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church and affiliated with a number of preparatory schools located in various parts of the state of Louisiana. It merged with Straight College in 1934 to form Dillard University.

Campus[edit]

New Orleans University originally opened at Camp and Race streets in New Orleans. In 1866[citation needed], it moved to St. Charles Avenue near what is presently Jefferson Avenue.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  •  "New Orleans University" . Collier's New Encyclopedia. 1921.