Southeastern Conference (SEC) Member Teams

Tuscaloosa, Alabama;
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 Alabama
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Fayetteville, Arkansas;
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
University of Arkansas
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Auburn, Alabama;
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.”
Auburn University
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Gainesville, Florida;
Founded 1853
The University of Florida is one of only two schools that has ranked among the nation’s “top” 10 athletic programs in each of the last 20 years.
University of Florida
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Athens, Georgia;
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 Georgia
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Lexington, Kentucky;
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.
University of Kentucky
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana;
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.
Louisiana State University
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Oxford, Mississippi;
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.
University of Mississippi
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Columbia, Missouri;
Founded 1839
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It’s a major land-grant institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri’s largest public research university. Considered one of the nation’s top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System.
Missouri University
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Starkville, Mississippi;
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
Mississippi State University
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Columbia, South Carolina;
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 South Carolina
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Knoxville, Tennessee;
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.
University of Tennessee
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College Station, Texas;
Founded 1876
One of a select few academic institutions in the nation to hold triple federal designations as a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university. Holds membership in the prestigious asssociation of American Universities — one of only 62 institutions with this distinction.
Texas A&M University
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Nashville, Tennessee;
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.
Vanderbilt University
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