Oldest U.S. Universities and Colleges
What are the oldest colleges and universities in the United States?
These are the oldest U.S. universities and colleges. The date listed is the year each institution became a bachelor's degree-granting institution.
|Harvard Univ.||Cambridge, Mass.||1636|
|Coll. of William & Mary||Williamsburg, Va.||1693|
|Yale Univ.||New Haven, Conn.||1701|
|Princeton Univ.||Princeton, N.J.||1746|
|Columbia Univ.||New York City||1754|
|Univ. of Penn.||Philadelphia, Penn.||1757|
|Brown Univ.||Providence, R.I.||1764|
|Rutgers||New Brunswick, N.J.||1766|
|Dartmouth Coll.||Hanover, N.H.||1769|
Here is a link to more information about all U.S. accredited four-year institutions offering at least a Bachelor's degree.