Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James Buchanan Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke.
University of Rochester
The University of Rochester frequently referred to as Rochester, is a private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. In its history, six university alumni, two faculty, and one senior research associate at Strong Memorial Hospital have been awarded a Nobel Prize; 32 faculty serve in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; 12 alumni and faculty members have won a Pulitzer Prize, and 20 faculty members have been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University is a private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia, United States.
The American University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Its main campus spans 90 acres near Ward Circle, a residential area in the northwest of the District.
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
The University of Iowa is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in 1847, it is the oldest university in the state. Iowa is the second largest university in the state of Iowa, behind Iowa State University. University of Iowa is organized into eleven colleges offering more than 200 areas of study and seven professional degrees.
Marquette University is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the central United States. Established by the Society of Jesus as Marquette College on August 28, 1881, it was founded by John Martin Henni, the first Bishop of Milwaukee.
Carleton College is a private liberal arts college founded in 1866 located in Northfield, Minnesota, about 40 miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis–Saint Paul. The college enrolled 2,105 undergraduate students and employed 269 faculty members in fall 2016. Carleton is one of the few liberal arts colleges that runs on the trimester system. The 200-acre main campus is located between Northfield and the 800-acre Cowling Arboretum, which became part of the campus in the 1920s. The architecture of campus buildings ranges from Collegiate Gothic to contemporary, with the oldest built in 1872 and the most recent in 2011.
Hillsdale College is a conservative, co-educational, non-profit liberal arts college in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. Most of the curriculum is based on and centered on the teaching of the Western heritage as a product of both the Greco-Roman culture and the Judeo-Christian tradition. Hillsdale requires every student, regardless of major, to complete a core curriculum that includes courses on the Great Books and the U.S. Constitution. The college declines to accept federal financial support, instead providing private financial assistance to its students.
Furman University is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Greenville, South Carolina. Furman is the oldest private institution of higher learning in South Carolina.
Saint Paul, MN
Macalester College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. Founded in 1874, Macalester is exclusively an undergraduate four-year institution and enrolled 2,146 students in the fall of 2017 from 50 U.S. states and 93 countries. It is currently a Forbes Top 100 College, and a Forbes Top 50 School for International Students. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Macalester as 26th best liberal arts college in the United States, 16th for undergraduate teaching at a national liberal arts college, and 21st for best value at a national liberal arts college.