Oldest Colleges by State

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Can you name the oldest college or university in each U.S. state, including DC and Puerto Rico?

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Quiz uses the earliest of institutional founding or charter dates for each institution. For instituions that have always been colleges/universities, charter date is usually earlier. For institutions that began as other types of institutons, founding date is usually earler.
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StateCollege/UniversityYear Founded
Alabama1830
Alaska1917
Arizona1885
Arkansas1834
California1851
Colorado1864
Connecticut1701
Delaware1743
District of Columbia1789
Florida1851
Georgia1783
Hawaii1907
Idaho1888
Illinois1828
Indiana1801
Iowa1839
Kansas1858
Kentucky1780
Louisiana1825
Maine1794
Maryland1696
Massachusetts1639
Michigan1817
Minnesota1851
Mississippi1826
Missouri1818
StateCollege/UniversityYear Founded
Montana1878
Nebraska1865
Nevada1874
New Hampshire1769
New Jersey1746
New Mexico1859
New York1754
North Carolina1772
North Dakota1883
Ohio1804
Oklahoma1851
Oregon1842
Pennsylvania1740
Puerto Rico1903
Rhode Island1764
South Carolina1770
South Dakota1860
Tennessee1794
Texas1845
Utah1850
Vermont1787
Virginia1693
Washington1859
West Virginia1837
Wisconsin1846
Wyoming1886

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