Alabama: University of Alabama
Alaska: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Arizona: University of Arizona
Arkansas: University of Central Arkansas
California: Scripps College
Colorado: University of Colorado, Boulder
Connecticut: Yale University
Where: New Haven
Date founded: 1701
Fun fact: Some of Yale's most notable alumni include George W. Bush, Meryl Streep, Hillary Clinton, Anderson Cooper, and James Franco. Talk about a stacked house.
Delaware: University of Delaware
Date founded: 1743
Fun fact: Three of the original 10 class members who studied at the University of Delaware went on to sign the Declaration of Independence.
Florida: Flagler College
Georgia: Berry College
Hawaii: Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Date founded: 1955
Fun fact: Sister school to BYU, located in Provo, Utah, this Hawaii-based institution is owned and operated by the Mormon Church.
Idaho: University of Idaho
Illinois: University of Chicago
Indiana: University of Notre Dame
Iowa: Grinnell College
Kansas: Kansas State University
Kentucky: University of Louisville
Louisiana: Louisiana State University
Maine: Bowdoin College
Maryland: Johns Hopkins University
Massachusetts: Williams College
Date founded: 1793
Fun fact: This small liberal arts college in New England has an impressive list of alumni, including seven Pulitzer Prize winners, a Nobel Prize Laureate, over 50 US representatives, 18 governors, and former US president James Garfield.
Michigan: University of Michigan
Minnesota: St. Olaf College
Mississippi: University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis
Montana: Carroll College
Nebraska: Creighton University
Nevada: Sierra Nevada College
Where: Incline Village
Date founded: 1969
Fun fact: A nature-lover's dream school, Sierra Nevada College is just blocks away from the shores of Lake Tahoe.
New Hampshire: Dartmouth College
Date founded: 1769
Fun fact: Chris Miller wrote the movie Animal House based on his experience in Dartmouth's Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.
New Jersey: Princeton University
New Mexico: New Mexico State University
New York: Vassar College
North Carolina: Elon University
North Dakota: Valley City State University
Ohio: Kenyon College
Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma
Oregon: Lewis and Clark College
Date founded: 1867
Fun fact: The heavily forested campus, set in a quiet neighborhood of Portland, feels more like a park than a college. One of the highlights: a peaceful reflecting pool offering views of nearby Mount Hood.
Pennsylvania: Swarthmore College
Rhode Island: Brown University
South Carolina: College of Charleston
Date founded: 1770
Fun fact: There have been a handful of movies and TV shows filmed at this well-manicured campus, including The Notebook, General Hospital, and Cold Mountain.
South Dakota: Augustana University
Tennessee: Sewanee, the University of the South
Date founded: 1857
Fun fact: Nicknamed "the Mountain," Sewanee's campus is made up of Gothic-style architecture spread across the Cumberland Pleateau overlooking the Tennessee Valley.