As a term derived from Latin, the word “university” means “community of teachers and scholars.” Each university is indeed a unique community with its own culture, traditions, and history. These following universities are not only big in size but well-known for their own reason.
1. Wright State University
It was named to honor aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, who invented the world's first successful airplane in their Dayton bicycle shop.
The Wright State campus features artistic pieces both indoors and outdoors.
The Wright State tunnel system is believed to be one of the most extensive collegiate pedestrian tunnel systems in the United States.
2. James Madison University
Three of the last, largest Chestnut trees in North America are located on the Quad, right outside of Jackson Hall.
Did you know? JMU has its very own secret society called “IN8.”
The youngest JMU student is 17 years old. While the oldest JMU student is 78 years young!
3. Rutgers University
Rutgers University is one of the top ten oldest colleges in the U.S.
Rutgers University is also the birthplace of college football.
Rutger University is home to New Jersey's largest interior living wall.
4. University of Central Florida
The UCF library's oldest printed volume was printed in 1564.
Average high school GPA of UCF's freshmen class is 3.9! Wow!
UCF has students from every county in Florida!
This concludes our College Facts October 2018! Enjoy first month of school!
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