State Universities by Their Founding

Early State Universities by Founding Year
University of Georgia 1785
University of North Carolina 1789
University of Vermont 1791
University of Tennessee 1794
University of South Carolina 1801
University of Michigan 1817
University of Virginia 1819
Indiana University 1820
University of Alabama 1831
University of Missouri 1839
University of Iowa 1847
University of Wisconsin 1848
University of Minnesota 1851
New York State Agricultural College 1853
University of Kansas 1854
Penn State 1855
Michigan State 1855
University of Maryland 1858
University of Washington 1861
Morrill Land Grant Act 1862
Massachusetts Agricultural College 1863
University of Kentucky 1865
New Hampshire Agricultural College 1866
University of Illnois 1867
University of California 1868
University of Maine 1868
University of Nebraska 1869
Purdue University 1869
Ohio State University 1870
University of Arkansas 1871
University of Oregon 1876
Connecticut Agricultural College 1881
University of Texas 1883
Rhode Island Agricultural Collgege 1888
 Last updated: February 18, 2014
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