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    University of Alabama

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    Tuscaloosa, Ala. - Founded 1831
    For three consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named The University of Alabama one of the "top" 50 public universities in the nation.

    University of Arkansas


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    Fayetteville, Ark. - Founded 1871
    Consistently, Arkansas students have won prestigious national and international scholarships and fellowships. Federally and corporately funded research has grown dramatically, with Arkansas' faculty winning major research grants from the nation's most competitive programs.

    Auburn University


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    Auburn, Ala. - Founded 1856
    A 2001 study determined Auburn had a nearly $4 billion economic impact on the state of Alabama, including a $1.5 billion impact on the economy and $2.4 billion impact in "human capital."

    University of Florida

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    Gainesville, Fla. - Founded 1853
    The University of Florida is the only school in the nation to finish in the top 10 in national all-sports rankings every year since 1983-84.

    University of Georgia

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    Athens, Ga. - Founded 1785
    The Wall Street Journal includes UGA among 16 "Hot Schools" that are drawing increased attention from students and families because of cost, safety and academic quality advantages.

    University of Kentucky

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    Lexington, Ky. - Founded 1865
    University of Kentucky academic programs boast 80 national rankings for quality education. UK is one of only a few universities in the country with a teaching and research campus and a medical center all in one central location.

    Louisiana State University

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    Baton Rouge, La. - Founded 1860
    Because of its designation as a Research I University - the "top" category of the Carnegie Foundation's ranking of research institutions - LSU ranks in the "top" two percent of the nation's colleges and universities.

    University of Mississippi
    Ole Miss

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    Oxford, Miss. - Founded 1848
    Since 1998, when the university produced its 24th Rhodes Scholar, Ole Miss has produced a Marshall Scholar, four truman Scholars, four Fulbright Scholars, and five Goldwater Scholars.

    Mississippi State University
    Mississippi State

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    Starkville, Miss. - Founded 1878
    Mississippi State is home to one of the "top" 20 supercomputing sites among American universities, according to the "top" 500 Supercomputer Sites semiannual survey.

    University of Missouri

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    Columbia, Mo. - Founded 1839
    Based on quality of teaching, research and scholarship, the University of Missouri is one of only 34 public U.S. universities invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).

    University of South Carolina
    South Carolina

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    Columbia, S.C. - Founded 1801
    The University of South Carolina's undergraduate international-business program is the "top"-ranked program in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2004 "America's Best Colleges Guide."

    University of Tennessee

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    Knoxville, Tenn. - Founded 1794
    The University of Tennessee is the oldest and largest public higher education institution in the state, tracing its beginnings to the founding of Blount College in Knoxville in 1794.

    Texas A&M University
    Texas A&M

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    College Station, Texas - Founded 1876
    Texas A&M University holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 61 institutions nationwide with this distinction.

    Vanderbilt University


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    Nashville, Tenn. - Founded 1873
    In two decades, Vanderbilt has put more than $762 million toward renovation and construction on its campus, including the addition of state-of-the-art buildings for psychology, chemistry, and music, among others.