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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened its doors with the purpose of preparing leaders to help form the future of the United States.

Home of the Tar Heels, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the first public university in the United States.

It is VSU’s belief that the world can be improved through a rigorous academic curriculum and diverse student organizations and activities.

Established in 1886 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is one of the five universities in the UT system.

University of New Orleans was established in 1956. UNO is an urban research university located in the heart of New Orleans, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States.

The University of Memphis opened its doors in 1912. Read more in our Guide to Higher Learning.

Established in 1964, the University of Massachusetts at Boston is the second-largest institution in the UMass education system.

University of Alabama at Birmingham was established in 1936. Since its start, UAB has grown from 116 students to a student body of over 17,000.

Since its start, UALR has been committed to the success of it students. It is the school’s mission to provide quality education and to generate a link between the campus and the community.

Rhode Island College was established in 1854 with the purpose of preparing future teachers. Find out more in our Guide to Higher Learning.

Founded in 1911, Middle Tennessee State University is the largest public university in Middle Tennessee.

Kennesaw State University was founded in 1963. It is the third-largest university in Georgia. Learn more in our Guide to Higher Learning.