1 day ago · The University of California, Los Angeles ( UCLA)  is a public land-grant research university in Los Angeles, California. UCLA's academic roots were established in 1881 as a teachers college then known as the southern branch of the California State Normal School (now San José State University ).
23 hours ago · Ohio University is a public research university in Athens, Ohio.  The first university chartered by an Act of Congress  and the first to be chartered in Ohio,  it was chartered in 1787 by the Congress of the Confederation and subsequently approved for the territory in 1802 and state in 1804,  opening for students in 1809. 
1 day ago · George Mason University ( George Mason, Mason, or GMU) is a public research university in Fairfax County, Virginia with an independent City of Fairfax, Virginia postal address in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.  The university was originally founded in 1949 as a Northern Virginia regional branch of the University of Virginia.
- Large Suburb, 953 acres (386 ha) (Fairfax), 1,148 acres (465 ha) total
- 39,032 (fall 2020)
- The Patriot
- Gregory Washington
3 days ago · Purdue University is a public land-grant research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system.  The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. 
1 day ago · The University of Pittsburgh ( Pitt) is a public state-related research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The university is composed of 17 undergraduate and graduate schools and colleges at its urban Pittsburgh campus, home to the university's central administration and around 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
- Large City, 132 acres (53 ha)
- "Truth and Virtue"
- Roc the Panther
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3 days ago · The Pennsylvania State University ( Penn State or PSU) is a public state-related land-grant research university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855 as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania,  Penn State became the state's only land-grant university in 1863.