Ivy League

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The Ivy League is an American collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private universities in the Northeastern United States.wikipedia
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Brown University

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Columbia University

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

Cornell University

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university in Ithaca, New York.

Dartmouth College

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.

Harvard University

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 15,250 post graduate students.

University of Pennsylvania

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
The University of Pennsylvania (Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Princeton University

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

Yale University

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The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

List of NCAA conferences

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The Ivy League is an American collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private universities in the Northeastern United States.

Public Ivy

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Additionally, groupings of schools use the "Ivy" nomenclature to denote a perceived comparability, such as American liberal arts colleges (Little Ivies), lesser known schools (Hidden Ivies), public universities (Public Ivies), and schools in the Southern United States (Southern Ivies).
"Public Ivy" is a term coined by Richard Moll in his 1985 book Public Ivies: A Guide to America's Best Public Undergraduate Colleges and Universities to refer to U.S. universities that are claimed to provide an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public university price.

NCAA Division I

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While the term was in use as early as 1933, it became official only after the formation of the NCAA Division I athletic conference in 1954.
The Ivy League was reclassified to I-AA (FCS) following the 1981 season, and plays a strict ten-game schedule.

College admissions in the United States

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Ivy League has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism.
A report in Time magazine in 2013 suggested that it was almost impossible for poor students to gain admission to elite universities, and that the percentage of students at 28 elite colleges coming from less affluent households was relatively constant at around 10% from 2001 to 2009, based on a study that included all eight Ivy League schools.

Brown Bears

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The Bears are part of the Ivy League conference.

Columbia Lions

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The Columbia University Lions are the collective athletic teams and their members from Columbia University, an Ivy League institution in New York City, United States.

Southern Ivy

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Additionally, groupings of schools use the "Ivy" nomenclature to denote a perceived comparability, such as American liberal arts colleges (Little Ivies), lesser known schools (Hidden Ivies), public universities (Public Ivies), and schools in the Southern United States (Southern Ivies).
Southern Ivy is an informal term, and not an official body, that has been used in the U.S. to compare Southern universities to the schools of the northeastern Ivy League in some way, usually in academic quality or in social prestige.

Hidden Ivies

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Additionally, groupings of schools use the "Ivy" nomenclature to denote a perceived comparability, such as American liberal arts colleges (Little Ivies), lesser known schools (Hidden Ivies), public universities (Public Ivies), and schools in the Southern United States (Southern Ivies).
In this book, the authors (using the same criteria often used to evaluate Ivy League schools) discuss 30 American schools that are small in size and are either liberal arts colleges or universities that emulate them.

Ithaca, New York

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Ithaca is home to Cornell University, an Ivy League school of over 20,000 students, most of whom study at its local campus.

Cornell Big Red

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Cornell participates in NCAA Division I as part of the Ivy League.

Dartmouth Big Green

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Dartmouth's teams compete in the Ivy League conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, as well as in the ECAC Hockey conference.

Harvard Crimson

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Like the other Ivy League universities, Harvard does not offer athletic scholarships.

Imperial Universities

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The Ivy League has drawn many comparisons to other elite grouping of universities in other nations such as Oxbridge and the Golden Triangle in the United Kingdom, C9 League in China, Group of Eight in Australia, and Imperial Universities in Japan.
These former imperial universities are generally perceived as Japan’s equivalent of the Ivy League in the U.S. and the C9 League in China.

National Collegiate Athletic Association

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While the term was in use as early as 1933, it became official only after the formation of the NCAA Division I athletic conference in 1954.
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Ivy Day (United States)

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At Penn, graduating seniors started the custom of planting ivy at a university building each spring in 1873 and that practice was formally designated as "Ivy Day" in 1874.
It is most associated with the Ivy League and a group of small liberal arts college known as the Little Ivies.

Stanley Woodward (editor)

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The first usage of Ivy in reference to a group of colleges is from sportswriter Stanley Woodward (1895–1965).
His October 14, 1933, column on college football is the first known public instance in which the phrase "ivy" was used in reference to what subsequently became known as the Ivy League colleges.

Colonial colleges

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Seven of the eight schools were founded during the colonial period (Cornell was founded in 1865), and thus account for seven of the nine Colonial Colleges chartered before the American Revolution.
Seven of the nine colonial colleges are part of the Ivy League athletic conference: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Brown, and Dartmouth.