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All Ivy League Schools

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A list of all Ivy League schools. There are only eight of them! Do you know what schools are in the Ivy League? This is the complete list of Ivy League colleges, meaning every college and university within this distinguished classification is included. You won't find any cheap colleges on this list. Ivy League schools are the among the most prestigious and expensive universities in the world. Which are the best? Check out our list of Ivy League rankings.

The alumni from this Ivy League universities list includes some of the most influential and intelligent people of all time. This conference competes in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Division I tends to be made up America's largest colleges and universities. By definition, Division I schools are allowed to offer athletic scholarships. The NCAA (originally known as the Intercollegiate Athletic Association) was originally founded in 1906 to make collegiate sports safer due to the growing number of injuries and deaths occurring out on the field. Suffice it to say: college sports are much safer today due to the NCAA's efforts.

What are the 8 Ivy League schools? These top universities are some of the oldest and highest ranked in the United States. 
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    Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636. Its history, influence and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Established originally by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for John Harvard, Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning, and the Harvard Corporation is its first chartered corporation. Although never formally affiliated with any denomination, the early College primarily trained Congregation­alist and Unitarian clergy. Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century Harvard  ...more
    • Founded: 1636 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Colors: Crimson
    • Mascot: Harvard University John Harvard

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    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 was the fourth chartered institution of higher education in the American colonies and thus one of the nine Colonial Colleges established before the American Revolution. The institution moved to Newark in 1747, then to the current site nine years later, where it was renamed Princeton University in 1896. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. It offers professional degrees through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the  ...more
    • Founded: 1804 - Princeton, New Jersey
    • Colors: Princeton Orange, Black
    • Mascot: Princeton University Princeton Tigers
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    The University of Pennsylvania is a private, Ivy League, research university located in Philadelphia. Incorporated as The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn is one of 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities and one of the nine original Colonial Colleges. Penn has claims to being the oldest university in the United States of America. Benjamin Franklin, Penn's founder, advocated an educational program that focused as much on practical education for commerce and public service as on the classics and theology. The university coat of arms features a dolphin on the red chief, adopted directly from the Franklin family's own coat of arms. Penn was one of the  ...more
    • Founded: 1740 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Colors: Blue, Red
    • Mascot: University of Pennsylvania Quakers
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    Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 as the "Collegiate School" by a group of Congregationalist ministers and chartered by the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. In 1718, the school was renamed "Yale College" in recognition of a gift from Elihu Yale, a governor of the British East India Company. Established to train Connecticut ministers in theology and sacred languages, by 1777 the school's curriculum began to incorporate humanities and sciences. During the 19th century Yale gradually incorporated graduate and professional instruction, awarding the  ...more
    • Founded: 1701 - New Haven, Connecticut
    • Colors: Yale Blue
    • Mascot: Yale University Handsome Dan
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