Thursday, November 15, 2012

What is the Oldest College in United States?

In this age, we have 8,000 or more colleges and universities in United States. How about 300 years ago? Which colleges are first colleges of US?

Next table shows the 29 oldest colleges and universities established before 1800.

College NameLocatinEstablished Year
Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA1636
College of William & MaryWilliamsburg, VA1693
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT1701
University of DelawareNewark, DE1743
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ1746
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA1749
Washington & Lee UniversityLexington, VA1749
Columbia UniversityNew York, NY1754
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI1764
Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, NJ1766
Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH1769
College of CharlestonCharleston, SC1770
Salem CollegeWinston Salem, NC1772
Washington & Jefferson CollegeWashington, PA1781
Dickinson CollegeCarlisle, PA1783
St. John’s College – AnnapolisAnnapolis, MD1784
University of GeorgiaAthens, GA1785
University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA1787
Franklin & Marshall CollegeLancaster, PA1787
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC1789
North CarolinaChapel Hill, NC1789
University of VermontBurlington, VT1791
Williams CollegeWilliamstown, MA1793
Hamilton CollegeClinton, NY1793
Bowdoin CollegeBrunswick, ME1794
University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN1794
Union CollegeSchenectady, NY1795
University of LouisvilleLouisville, KY1798
Middlebury CollegeMiddlebury, VT1800

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