Map of the nine colonial colleges
Old Queens, the oldest building at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, built between 1809 and 1825. Old Queens houses much of the Rutgers University administration.
Oil painting of Revolutionary War hero and philanthropist, Colonel Henry Rutgers (1745–1830), early benefactor and namesake of Rutgers University
Placed on the western end of Voorhees Mall, a bronze statue of William the Silent commemorates the university's Dutch heritage.
The Honors College at Rutgers–New Brunswick
Rutgers University-Camden Quad Walk
New Jersey Hall on the New Brunswick College Avenue Campus was the home of the Agricultural Experiment Station, Biology and Chemistry faculty. It now houses the university's Department of Economics.
The Digital Studies Center and Johnson Park at Rutgers University-Camden
The Archibald S. Alexander Library is the main library at Rutgers University-New Brunswick
An art library on the College Avenue campus
The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum on Hamilton Street in New Brunswick
The Rutgers Quad Clock on College Avenue
Prof. Selman A. Waksman (B.Sc. 1915), who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for developing 22 antibiotics—most notably Streptomycin—in his laboratory at Rutgers University
The Rutgers Tomato growing at a New Jersey greenhouse
Life Sciences / Genetics Building
The Voorhees Chapel is a notable landmark on the Douglass campus at Rutgers. Douglass was founded as an all-women's college in 1918, but now houses co-ed dormitories
330 Cooper student housing at the Camden campus
Demarest Hall dormitory on the New Brunswick campus
Shrubbery at the College Avenue campus
Rutgers Law School, Newark Campus
The Rutgers College football team in 1882
The Rutgers Men's Varsity Eight rowing on the Raritain River
SHI Stadium is home to Scarlet Knights football.
Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman received his B.A. from Rutgers in 1932.
James Gandolfini, star of HBO's The Sopranos received his B.A. from Rutgers-New Brunswick in 1983.
Senator Elizabeth Warren received her JD from Rutgers Law School at the Newark campus in 1976.

It is the eighth-oldest college in the United States, the second-oldest in New Jersey (after Princeton University), and one of the nine U.S. colonial colleges that were chartered before the American Revolution.

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The two colonial colleges not in the Ivy League are now both public universities — The College of William & Mary in Virginia and Rutgers University in New Jersey.

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Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City.

Private Ivy League research university in New York City.

Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Samuel Johnson, the first president of Columbia
King's College Hall, 1790
Crop of 1797 Taylor map of NYC showing "The College" at its Park Place (then Robinson Street) location. Note earlier location, Trinity Church, lower left.
The Gothic Revival library and law school buildings on the Madison Avenue campus
Low Memorial Library, c. 1900
Alma Mater
College Walk
Butler Library
Union Theological Seminary
Lamont Campus entrance in Palisades, New York
The entrance to the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Washington Heights
Access to Columbia is enhanced by the 116th Street–Columbia University subway station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line.
Van Amringe Quadrangle and Memorial
Low Memorial Library
The Barnard College Class of 1913 processes down the steps of Low Library.
Havemeyer Hall, a National Historic Chemical Landmark, where deuterium was discovered in 1931. Research conducted in Havemeyer has led to at least seven Nobel Prizes.
President Lee Bollinger presents the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction to Jeffrey Eugenides.
Copies of the Columbia Daily Spectator being sold during the 1962–63 New York City newspaper strike
The Art Deco cover of the November 1931 edition of the Jester, celebrating the opening of the George Washington Bridge
Pupin Hall, the physics building, showing the rooftop Rutherfurd Observatory
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World Leaders Forum at Low Memorial Library
Earl Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its role in serving as a venue for meetings and dances of the Columbia Queer Alliance.
The Columbia University Marching Band in 2018
Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father of the United States; author of The Federalist Papers; first United States Secretary of the Treasury — King's College
John Jay: Founding Father of the United States; author of The Federalist Papers; first Chief Justice of the United States; second Governor of New York — King's College
Robert R. Livingston: Founding Father of the United States; drafter of the Declaration of Independence; first United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs — King's College
Gouverneur Morris: Founding Father of the United States; author of the United States Constitution; United States Senator from New York — King's College
DeWitt Clinton: United States Senator from New York; sixth Governor of New York; responsible for construction of Erie Canal — Columbia College
Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States; United States Senator from Illinois; Nobel laureate — Columbia College
Franklin D. Roosevelt: 32nd President of the United States; 44th Governor of New York — Columbia Law School
Theodore Roosevelt: 26th President of the United States; 25th Vice President of the United States; 33rd Governor of New York; Nobel laureate – Columbia Law School
Wellington Koo: acting President of the Republic of China; judge of the International Court of Justice — Columbia College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
B. R. Ambedkar: Founding Father of India; architect of the Constitution of India; First Minister of Law and Justice — Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States — Columbia Law School
Neil Gorsuch: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States — Columbia College
Charles Evans Hughes: 11th Chief Justice of the United States; 44th United States Secretary of State; 35th Governor of New York — Columbia Law School
Harlan Fiske Stone: 12th Chief Justice of the United States; 52nd United States Attorney General — Columbia Law School
William Barr: 77th and 85th United States Attorney General – Columbia College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Hamilton Fish: 26th United States Secretary of State; United States Senator from New York; 16th Governor of New York — Columbia College
Madeleine Albright: 64th United States Secretary of State; first female Secretary of State — School of International and Public Affairs
Frances Perkins: fourth United States Secretary of Labor; first female member of any U.S. Cabinet — Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Robert A. Millikan: Nobel laureate; measured the elementary electric charge — Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Isidor Isaac Rabi: Nobel Laureate; discovered nuclear magnetic resonance — Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Julian S. Schwinger: Nobel laureate; pioneer of quantum field theory — Columbia College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Milton Friedman: Nobel laureate, leading member of the Chicago school of economics — Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Simon Kuznets: Nobel laureate; invented concept of GDP; Milton Friedman's doctoral advisor — School of General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Alan Greenspan: 13th Chair of the Federal Reserve — Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Warren Buffett: CEO of Berkshire Hathaway; one of the world's wealthiest people — Columbia Business School
Herman Hollerith: inventor; co-founder of IBM – School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Robert Kraft: billionaire; owner of the New England Patriots; chairman and CEO of the Kraft Group — Columbia College
Richard Rodgers: legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award-winning composer; Pulitzer Prize winner — Columbia College
Langston Hughes: Harlem Renaissance poet, novelist, and playwright — School of Engineering and Applied Science
Zora Neale Hurston: Harlem Renaissance author, anthropologist, and filmmaker — Barnard College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Allen Ginsberg: poet; founder of the Beat Generation — Columbia College
Jack Kerouac: poet; founder of the Beat Generation — Columbia College
Isaac Asimov: science fiction writer; biochemist — School of General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
J. D. Salinger: novelist, The Catcher in the Rye — School of General Studies
Amelia Earhart: first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean — School of General Studies
Jake Gyllenhaal: actor and film producer — Columbia College
Zbigniew Brzezinski
Sonia Sotomayor
Kimberlé Crenshaw
Lee Bollinger
Franz Boas
Margaret Mead
Edward Sapir
John Dewey
Charles A. Beard
Max Horkheimer
Herbert Marcuse
Edward Said
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Orhan Pamuk
Edwin Howard Armstrong
Enrico Fermi
Chien-Shiung Wu
Tsung-Dao Lee
Jack Steinberger
Joachim Frank
Joseph Stiglitz
Jeffrey Sachs
Robert Mundell
Thomas Hunt Morgan
Eric Kandel
Richard Axel
Andrei Okounkov

It is one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence, seven of which belong to the Ivy League.

In 1870, Columbia played against Rutgers University in the second intercollegiate rugby football game in the history of the sport.

Princeton University shield

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

Princeton University shield
Princeton University shield
The Log College, an influential aspect of Princeton's development
From 1760, the first picture of Nassau Hall
John Witherspoon, President of the college (1768–94) and signer of the Declaration of Independence
James McCosh, President of the college (1868–88)
Woodrow Wilson, President of Princeton University (1902–10) and 28th president of the United States
Pyne Hall, where the first female students lived on campus.
The eastern side of the Washington Road Elm Allée, one of the entrances to the campus
Nassau Hall, the university's oldest building and former capitol of the United States. Pictured in front is Cannon Green.
The Princeton University Art Museum, which holds over 112,000 objects
Finished in 1928, the Princeton University Chapel seats 2,000 people.
Christopher Eisgruber, the 20th and current president of the university
McCosh 50, the largest lecture hall on campus
A picture of Cleveland Tower, part of the Graduate School at Princeton
Firestone Library, the largest of Princeton's libraries
Founded in 1879, Ivy Club is the oldest and wealthiest eating club on campus
Whig Hall, where the American Whig-Cliosophic Society resides.
The McCarter Theatre, where the Princeton Triangle Club premiers its Triangle Show.
FitzRandolph Gates, which by tradition undergraduates do not exit until graduation.
Princeton's mascot is the tiger.
Princeton vs. Lehigh football, September 2007
The annual Cane Spree depicted in 1877
The Princeton University Class of 1879, which included Woodrow Wilson, Mahlon Pitney, Daniel Barringer, and Charles Talcott
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Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth as the College of New Jersey, Princeton is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.

The cannon, which may also have been captured in the Battle of Princeton, was stolen by students of Rutgers University in 1875.

Title page of the original 1637 Statenvertaling

Dutch Reformed Church

The largest Christian denomination in the Netherlands from the onset of the Protestant Reformation until 1930.

The largest Christian denomination in the Netherlands from the onset of the Protestant Reformation until 1930.

Title page of the original 1637 Statenvertaling
The Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam (now belonging to the Protestant Church in the Netherlands) is still used for Dutch royal investiture ceremonies
History of the churches in the Netherlands
The Dutch Reformed Church (Grotekerk) in Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Blenduk Church (Gereja Blenduk), the former Reformed church building (Koepelkerk) in Semarang, Indonesia

Today, Rutgers University is a major public research institution in the State of New Jersey.

As one of nine colonial colleges clustered in the eastern United States, Rutgers serves as a reminder of early Dutch cultural influence in the North American colonies.

The University of Virginia, a public university in the United States

Public university

University or college that is in state ownership or receives significant public funds through a national or subnational government, as opposed to a private university.

University or college that is in state ownership or receives significant public funds through a national or subnational government, as opposed to a private university.

The University of Virginia, a public university in the United States
Cairo University, the prime indigenous model for Egyptian state universities
Barishal University in Barishal, a public university in Bangladesh.
West Gate of Peking University
University of Mumbai, a public university in India.
Sebelas Maret University, one of Indonesia's prominent public universities.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, a public university in Japan.
University of Peshawar, Pakistan
The University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City
The main auditorium at Chulalongkorn University
Ghent University in Ghent
The University of Coimbra in Coimbra
The University of Barcelona in Barcelona
Birkbeck, University of London in London
Old College of the University of Edinburgh
The University of Sydney in Sydney
The University of Otago in Dunedin
The University of Buenos Aires is a public university in Argentina.
Federal University of Paraná, in Curitiba, Brazil
The University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada
The Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile
UNAM campus in Mexico City
The National University of San Marcos is the oldest continuously operating university in the Americas.
The College of William & Mary is one of the oldest public universities in the United States
Long Beach City College, a public community college in the United States
The University of California, Berkeley, the flagship public university of California

The College of William & Mary, founded in 1693, and Rutgers University, founded in 1766, were two of the nine colonial colleges.