The 8 IVY League Universities in USA

 The Ivy League is a group of eight universities in the United States of America that was formed in 1945 after an agreement between the eight university presidents regarding the operations of each university's American football team.

Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island. Brown is the seventh oldest institution of higher education in the United States, founded in 1764 as the college in the English colony of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. Admission at Brown is among the most selective in the United States. In 2022, the university reported a first year acceptance rate of 5%. At its foundation,

Brown was the first college in North America to accept students regardless of their religious affiliation. The university is home to the oldest applied mathematics program in the United States, the oldest engineering program in the Ivy League, and the third oldest medical program in New England. Brown's main campus is located in the College Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island. The university is surrounded by a federally listed architectural district,

with a dense concentration of colonial era buildings. Number seven, Columbia University. Columbia University is an urban university located in New York City, and Yale University is only about an hour away from New York City in the nearby state of Connecticut. It is a private Ivy League research university in New York City, established in 1754 as King's College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan.

Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Columbia scientists and scholars have played a pivotal role in scientific breakthroughs, including brain-computer interface, the laser and maser, nuclear magnetic resonance, the first nuclear pile, the first nuclear fission reaction in the Americas, the first evidence for plate tectonics and continental drift.

and much of the initial research and planning for the Manhattan Project during World War II. Columbia is organized into 20 schools, including four undergraduate schools and 16 graduate schools. Number six, Dartmouth College. It is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Relock, it is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution

and among the most prestigious in the United States. Although founded to educate Native Americans in Christian theology and the English way of life, the university primarily trained Congregationalist ministers during its early history before it gradually secularized. In addition to the undergraduate faculty of Arts and Sciences, Dartmouth has four professional and graduate schools, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business,

and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. The university has many prominent alumni, including 170 members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, 24 U.S. governors, 23 billionaires, eight U.S. cabinet secretaries, three Nobel Prize laureates, two U.S. Supreme Court justices, and a U.S. vice president. Number five, Princeton University.

Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth as the College of New Jersey, Princeton is the fourth oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. Princeton uses a residential college system and is known for its upperclassmen eating clubs. The university has over 500 student organizations.

Princeton students embrace a wide variety of traditions from both the past and present. The university is in C-double a division iSchool and competes in the Ivy League. The school's athletic team, the Princeton Tigers, has won the most titles in its conference and has sent many students and alumni to the Olympics. Number 4. University of Pennsylvania. The University of Pennsylvania, Penn or UPenn.

is a private Ivy League research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Established in 1740, it is the fourth oldest institution of higher education in the United States and among the highest ranked universities in the world. Penn has four undergraduate schools as well as 12 graduate and professional schools. Schools enrolling undergraduates include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Wharton School and the School of Nursing.

As of 2018, distinguished alumni and trustees include two presidents of the United States, three U.S. Supreme Court justices, 32 U.S. senators, 163 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 12 U.S. cabinet secretaries, 46 U.S. governors, eight signers of the Declaration of Independence, and seven signers of the U.S. Constitution, 24 members of the Continental

to 51 different countries. Number three, Yale University. Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 as the Collegiate School, it is the third oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and among the most prestigious in the world. Chartered by the Connecticut colony, the Collegiate School was established in 1701 by clergy

to educate congregational ministers before moving to New Haven in 1716. Originally restricted to theology and sacred languages, the curriculum began to incorporate humanities and sciences by the time of the American Revolution. In the 19th century, the college expanded into graduate and professional instruction, awarding the first PhD in the United States in 1861 and organizing as a university in 1887.

Yale's faculty and student populations grew after 1890, with rapid expansion of the physical campus and scientific research. Yale is organized into 14 constituent schools, the original undergraduate college, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and 12 professional schools. While the university is governed by the Yale Corporation, each school's faculty oversees its curriculum and degree programs.

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1636 as Harvard College and named for its first benefactor, the puritan clergyman John Harvard, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and regarded as one of the most prestigious in the world. The university is composed of 10 academic faculties, plus the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.

Arts and Sciences offer study in a wide range of academic disciplines for undergraduates and for graduates, while the other faculties offer only graduate degrees, mostly professional. Harvard has three main campuses. The Harvard Library is the world's largest academic library system, comprising 79 individual libraries, holding about 20.4 million items. Harvard alumni, faculty, and researchers have included numerous Nobel laureates.

Fields Medalists, members of the U.S. Congress, MacArthur Fellows, Rhodes Scholars, Marshall Scholars and Fulbright Scholars, all of which are arguably the most among all higher education institutions over the globe depending upon the metrics a list adopts. Number 1. Cornell University. Cornell University is a private Ivy League and statutory land-grant research university based in Ithaca, New York.

Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dixon White, Cornell was founded with the intention to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge, from the classics to the sciences and from the theoretical to the applied. These ideals, unconventional for the time, are captured in Cornell's founding principle, a popular 1868 quotation from founder Ezra Cornell. I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.

The university is organized into seven undergraduate colleges and seven graduate divisions at its main Ithaca campus, with each college and division defining its specific admission standards and academic programs in near autonomy. The university also administers three satellite campuses, two in New York City and one in Education City, Qatar. Since its founding, Cornell has been a co-educational, non-sectarian institution where admission has not been restricted by religion or race.

The diverse student body consists of more than 15,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate students from all 50 American states and 119 countries. 

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