Ivy League term is using for a group of most important universities in America. This universities place every year on top 15 universities list every year. All the universities are placed on northeast part of USA. They have financial endowment every year from 2 million dollars to 32 million dollars. How many Ivy League schools are there?
Main members of Ivy League are 8 schools. They are Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Brown University, Cornell University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and Princeton University.
All the schools of Ivy League are in a big rivalry. Their rivalry is not only on education; also sports are their main rivalry area on bowl, baseball, basketball and more.
They are lots of famous alumni of Ivy League on the American and World history. Brown University located on Rhode Island has lots of famous alumni like famous diplomat Richard Holbrooke and John D. Rockefeller Jr. the most famous philanthropist.
Columbia University located in New York has also graduated lots of American presidents like Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Barack Obama. Also founder of FM radio Edwin Armstrong graduated from this school.
Cornell University is located on Ithaca, New York. Most famous alumni of school are Old president of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui and old president of Cuba Mario García Menocal.
Dartmouth College is located in New Hampshire. Most famous alumni are old American president Nelson A. Rockefeller and famous movie director Dan Rush.
Harvard University is in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Old American president George W. Bush and famous movie director Darren Aronofsky is well known alumni of school.
Princeton University is in Princeton, New Jersey. Old American presidents James Madison and First Lady Michelle Obama graduated from this school.
University of Pennsylvania and Yale University have also lots of famous alumni.