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Famous American Universities


  1. What is the term used for the group of prestigious universities in the eastern United States that are known for their academic and social prestige?
  2. Which two prestigious universities are both located in Cambridge, Massachusetts?
  3. Which university is widely regarded as the most prestigious in California?
  4. Which university was founded in 1754 under charter by King George II in Lower Manhattan?

  5. Which city on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay is home to the oldest campus in the University of California?
  6. Famous for its scientific training, what does MIT stand for?
  7. Donald Trump graduated from which university with a bachelor's degree in economics?
  8. Which university in New Jersey is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States?
  9. Yale University is located in which state?
  10. Brown University is a private research university located in which state capital?
  11. Which American university starting with the letter 'C' is based in Ithaca, New York?
  12. Which university in Baltimore is sometimes abbreviated to JHU?


  1. Ivy League
  2. Harvard and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. Stanford University
  4. Columbia University
  5. Berkeley
  6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  7. University of Pennsylvania
  8. Princeton University
  9. Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut)
  10. Providence (Rhode Island)
  11. Cornell University
  12. Johns Hopkins University