What Are Some Major Jesuit Universities in the United States?


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Some major Jesuit universities in the United States are Georgetown, Creighton University, Marquette and Xavier. Georgetown, the oldest Jesuit university in the nation, was established in 1789 and offers students a unique educational experience through its location in Washington, D.C.

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Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, has nine schools and colleges, including medical, law, dental, business and graduate schools. It supports a student body of more than 7,000 students.

Marquette University was founded in 1881 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Made up of 11 schools and almost 12,000 total students as of 2015, the university encourages its students to make a difference in the world.

Founded in 1831 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Xavier University Is a liberal arts institution with more than 4,500 undergraduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate majors and a number of graduate degrees.

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