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Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

Hobart and William Smith Colleges located in Geneva, New York, are affiliated liberal arts colleges offering Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees. Each college awards its own degrees, has its own dean and admissions office, and maintains separate student governments and athletic programs. A cooperative system of operation between the two colleges allows them to share faculty and facilities and provide coeducational classes.

Hobart College was founded in 1822 and has 829 male students. William Smith College has 1,032 female students. The combined faculty has 179 members. Tuition per semester is $14,200 and Room & Board costs $7,588 per year.

A joint degree in business administration is offered in cooperation with Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Joint degrees in engineering are offered in cooperation with Columbia University in New York City; the University of Rochester in Rochester; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York; and Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Research facilities at the colleges include the Hanley Nature Preserve.

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Tue, Dec 14th - 11:24AM

St. Augustine College, Chicago, Illinois

St. Augustine College is the first bilingual institution of higher education in Illinois. In was founded on 7 October 1980, under the auspices of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. The founding of a college was the culmination of ten years of work by Spanish Episcopal Services and Father Carlos A. Plazas, Ph.D.

The college currently has roughly 910 students attending the school. St. Augustine College offers 11 degree programs at both the associates and bachelors level. The approximate tuition rate for St. Augustine is roughly $7,500 per academic year.

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Mon, Dec 6th - 3:55AM

Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio

Kenyon College is a private, coeducational institution in Gambier, Ohio, a town 80 km (50 mi) north of Columbus. The oldest private college in Ohio, Kenyon was founded in 1824 by Philander Chase, the first Episcopal bishop of Ohio. To launch the school, Chase solicited financial contributions in England. The donors included Lord Kenyon, for whom the college was named, and Lord Gambier, for whom the town was named. During the 19th century Kenyon College was one of the top institutions of higher education in the United States. Notable Kenyon students included Edwin Stanton, who later served as U.S. secretary of war under presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, and Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th president of the United States. Originally an all-male institution, Kenyon College began admitting women in 1969.

Kenyon College has 1,600 students confers bachelor's degrees in the liberal arts and sciences. The school encourages interdisciplinary studies and offers interdisciplinary programs in comparative international studies, American studies, African American studies, law and society, and women’s studies. Kenyon's Neurosciences Concentration, an interdisciplinary program to study brain behavior, includes courses in anthropology, biology, chemistry, and psychology. The school's literary journal, the Kenyon Review (founded in 1939), is one of the most prestigious literary publications in the United States.

Kenyon's 324-hectare (800-acre) campus features some fine examples of early American academic architecture, including the first collegiate Gothic structure built in the U. S. Among the school's notable alumni are Carl Djerassi, inventor of the birth control pill; actor Paul Newman; poet Robert Lowell; author E. L. Doctorow; Olaf Palme, former prime minister of Sweden; and Bill Watterson, creator of the cartoon "Calvin and Hobbes."

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