The following is a list of private and public universities in the United States of America, listed by state.

Alabama (AL)

Colorado (CO)


University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO) -

Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO) -

Northern Colorado University (Cheyenne, CO) -


University of Aurora

Arkansas (AK)


  • Arkansas State University, Jonesboro. The main campus of the Arkansas State University system, the university is located in the large city of Jonesboro in northeastern Arkansas, about an hour away from Memphis. The university was founded in 1897 and has a student population of about 31,000.
  • Arkansas State University, Junction - ASU-Junction is the auxiliary campus of the ASU system, located in the downtown area of Junction, a northwestern suburb of Covenant. It is a commuter school that is combined with Mississippi College, a community college, with a total population on the combined campus of about 20,000.


  • Hamlin College - Hamlin is a small, private university in the western Covenant suburb of Crawford with a student population of 3500. The college is traditionally African-American, founded in 1902 to cater to the predominantly black population of the nearby city.

Aroostook (AR)

California (CA)

University of California

  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Santa Barbara

California State University

  • California State University, San Jose
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, San Diego
  • California State University, San Francisco
  • California State University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Humboldt
  • California State University, Pomona
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, East Bay
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Northridge
  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • California State University, Sonoma
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • California State University, Channel Islands

Connecticut (CN)

Cuba (CU)

Dakota (DK)

Delaware (DL)

Deseret (DS)

Florida (FL)

Georgia (GA)

Huron (HR)


  • University of Huron: Located in Eubank two hours north of Yorktown, UH is the second-largest public university in the United States, with a student population of 45,000 undergraduates and 11,320 graduate students, all on one campus. Huron has one of the most outstanding athletics departments in the nation, with a legendary football, men's ice hockey, women's basketball and women's lacrosse tradition.
  • Huron State University-Hamilton: The Hamilton campus of Huron State University was a land grant institution opened in what was then rural land adjacent to Hamilton in 1890. It is the third-largest university in Huron and is the flagship of the State University System of Huron (SUSH), which is separate from the University of Huron System. It is one of three SUSH campuses branded with the HSU name, and has a student population of 28,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students.
  • Huron State University-Brantford: A satellite campus in Brantford, the HSUB campus is home to 10,000 graduate students and offers no undergraduate programs. It shares a campus with Brant County College, a state community college.
  • Huron State University-Sandwich: A satellite campus in Sandwich, the HSUS campus is home to 5100 undergraduate students and 2000 graduate students, without any liberal arts programs and an intense engineering and mechanical focus. It is located immediately adjacent to the Detroit River and shares a campus with Essex County College, a state community college, and St Clair Technical College, a technical college.
  • University of Western Huron: The University of Western Huron is a UH system school located in Hale, the state capital. It has a population of nearly 30,000 students, the majority of whom are undergraduates. Western, as it is ubiquitously known in the state, is well known as the state's party school.
  • University of Yorktown: The University of Yorktown is one of the oldest public universities in the United States, initially founded as a private seminary school and later becoming a part of the UH system, though it maintained distinctive "branding." With an undergraduate population of 34,500 students and nearly 10,000 graduate students, it is the second-largest university in Huron. It is located on a vast urban campus northwest of downtown Yorktown.
  • Mississauga State University: Mississauga State University, which was known as Huron State-Mississauga (HSUM) until 1980, is an urban campus with 18,000 undergraduates and 5000 graduate students located in downtown Mississauga.
  • Niagara State University: Niagara State (NSU) is a regional SUSH university, that was known as Huron State-Niagara (HSUN) until rebranding in 1989. It is located in the western end of St Catharines. It's focus is primarily agricultural, as it was the Huron State Agricultural College until 1940. The school has a population of 14,000 students, with about 10,000 undergraduates and 4000 graduates. It has what is regarded as the best agribusiness program in the Northeastern United States.


  • York College:
  • Benedict University:
  • Champaign College:
  • University of Hamilton:
  • Greensboro College:
  • Chabanel University: Chabanel is a Jesuit university located in suburban Yorktown named for Canadian Martyr St Noel Chabanel. It has a student population of 4500 students and has no graduate school programs.
  • Holy Word College:

Kahokia (KH)

Kansas (KN)

Kentucky KY)

Illinois (IL)


  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign:
  • Illinois State University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Southern Illinois University


  • University of Chicago
  • Northwestern University

Indiana (IN)

Iowa (IA)

Louisiana (LA)


  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Louisiana, Lafayette
  • University of Louisiana, Monroe
  • Louisiana Polytechnic University (Louisiana Tech)
  • Northern Louisiana University


  • Tulane University
  • University of New Orleans
  • Shreveport Christian College

Maryland (MD)

Massachusetts (MA)

Michigan (MI)

Minnesota (MN)

Mississippi (MS)

Missouri (MO)

Montana (MT)


  • University of Montana, Missoula
  • University of Montana, Montana City
  • Montana State University, Medicine Hat
  • University of Lethbridge
  • Montana State University, Bozeman


  • Helena College
  • Our Lady Theotokos University

New Hampshire (NH)

New Jersey (NJ)

New Mexico (NM)


  • University of New Mexico
  • New Mexico State University: Tempe, NM
  • Northern New Mexico University (NNMU)
  • Tucson State University (TSU):


  • Grand Canyon University: Glendale, NM

New York (NY)

Nevada (NV)

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno

Nova Scotia (NS)

Nebraska (NA)

North Carolina (NC)

Ohio (OH)

Oregon (OR)


  • University of Oregon
  • Oregon State University
  • Boise State University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Eastern Oregon University


Pacifica (PC)


  • University of Pacifica-Sahalee: The main campus and flagship school of the U-Pac system, the Sahalee campus of U-Pac is located on the banks of the Fraser River in west Sahalee, five miles from downtown. The campus has an undergraduate population of about 21,000 and a graduate population of about 7000 in select research departments.
  • University of Pacifica-Syracuse: The Pacifica-Syracuse campus is an auxiliary campus separate from the one in Sahalee in the suburb of Syracuse. The Syracuse campus is home to select programs including forestry and wildlife management and has no student living arrangements and a student population of only 2000. It is operated in conjunction with Syracuse Community College, which has a student population of 12,500 and is regarded as the best community college in the state.
  • University of Pacifica-Nanaimo: The Pacifica-Nanaimo campus is the second auxiliary campus of the U-Pac system, located immediately south of downtown Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. It is a select marine biology school, with only eight hundred full time undergraduate students in upper-division courses and 1000 graduate students. It was opened in 2009.
  • Capilano University: CU is a school in the U-Pac system located in Burrard. It has a population of 7500 students, a third of which are graduate students. It shares a campus with North Shore Community College.
  • Pacifica State University: Pacifica State University, referred to as PacState, is the largest university in the state, located at the northern end of Lake Okanagan in Vernon, and thus is a part of the Kelowna-Okanagan-Vernon conurbation in eastern Pacifica. It is the flagship school of the Pacifica State Universities System. The campus has an undergraduate population of 22,000 and about 6000 graduate students and has one of the most highly regarded journalism schools in the country.
  • Island State University: ISU is a state-funded public school located on the edge of Whiskey Bay and Saanich near the wealthy Cadboro and Gordon Head neighborhoods that is part of the PacState system. The school has a student population of about 15,000 (no graduate programs offered) and is notorious for being Pacifica's "party-school."
  • Okanagan State University: Okanagan State University is a public university located in Kettle Valley in the Okanagan Country, with a student population of about 7000.
  • Thompson State University: Thompson State University is a public university located in Kamloops, with a student population of about 12,500, roughly 2100 of whom are graduate students. It is a PacState system school.


  • Sahalee University: Sahalee University (often referred to as SU) is a small Jesuit school located in northern Sahalee's Chester neighborhood with a student population of about 5,000. It is the only Jesuit school north of the 49th parallel.
  • Wamash Methodist College: Located in Wamash, the WMC was originally a seminary school but has expanded its base from 1000 students to 4000 and added extra programs, although it is still a strict religious institution.
  • University of Vancouver Island: UVI is a secular private school in Sooke outside of Esquimalt, with a student population of about 3500. UVI has one of the best wildlife research departments in the country as well as one of the best Division-III basketball programs, having won four straight D-III national titles between 1999-2002 and one more in 2008.
  • Fraser River College
  • Okanagan College

Peninsula (PN)


  • University of Peninsula-Santa Helena: Located in the coastal city of Santa Helena, the University of Peninsula is one of the largest universities in the United States, with an undergraduate population of 37,000 and a graduate population of about 9500 students. Referred to as "U-Sula" colloquially, UP-Santa Helena was vote the Number One Party School in America by Playboy Magazine due to its proximity to the beach, size, relatively lax admissions standards and size of the student population.
  • University of Peninsula-Terryburg: Operating under the same chancellor as UPSH, the Terryburg campus is home to more specific majors than the general studies courses offered in Santa Helena. The Terryburg campus only has a population of about 7,000, over half of which are graduate students, and thus is considered more prestigious than its nearby counterpart.
  • La Paz State University: Located in downtown La Paz, La Paz State is part of the Peninsula Public Universities system, and is considered the most academically challenging of all the public schools in the state. It has a student population of about 15,000 with no graduate programs. "Pazzie" has won numerous awards for its bioengineering programs and is regarded as one of the better public undergraduate universities on the West Coast.
  • Villa Rosita State University: Located ten miles north of Ensenada and six miles south of San Juan Baptista, VRSU is located in the heart of the Gold Coast and is half a mile from the Pacific Coast. It has a student population of about 12,000, without any graduate programs. Like most public schools in Peninsula, VRSU is a party school with almost 70% of its students involved in the Greek System.
  • San Joaquin State University: San Joaquin State is located just south of downtown San Joaquin and is home to a student population of about 14,000 undergraduates and 5000 graduate students. Like its nearby northern neighbor of U-Sula in Santa Helena, it has a reputation as a party school and has very lax admissions standards, and notoriously decrepit educational facilities.
  • Santa Maria State University:


  • University of Sangre Real:
  • University of La Paz
  • Cabo San Lucas College
  • Santa Rosa College

Pennsylvania (PA)

Puerto Rico (PR)


University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (UPR-Piedras)

Puerto Rico State University, El Viejo (PRSU)

Puerto Rico State, Mayagüez (Mayagüez State)

University of Puerto Rico, Ponce (UPR-Ponce)


University of San Juan

University of Mayagüez

Rhode Island (RI)

South Carolina (SC)

Sequoyah (SQ)

Texas (TX)

Tennessee (TN)

Vermont (VT)

Virginia (VA)

Washington (WA)


  • University of Washington, Puyallup
  • University of Washington, Alki
  • University of Washington, Nisqually
  • Washington State University
  • WSU-Fort Vancouver
  • WSU-Spokane
  • WSU-Richland
  • Western Washington University
  • Central Washington University
  • Eastern Washington University
  • Evergreen State University


  • Gonzaga University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of Tacoma
  • Skagit College
  • Columbia Christian College

Wisconsin (WS)

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