What's the oldest school from your home state? With this new, fascinating infographic from the team at Playground Equipment, you'll learn about the oldest schools in each state in the U.S., based specifically on universities and colleges. According to the research conducted, it was found that the ten oldest colleges in the United States were Harvard University (1636), College of William & Mary (1693), St. John's College (1696), Yale University (1701), University of Pennsylvania (1740), University of Delaware (1743), Princeton University (1746), Columbia University (1754), Brown University (1764) and Dartmouth College (1769). It's worth noting that all ten of these colleges or universities are older than the United States itself, having been established in 1776. Harvard University, the oldest institution in America, was named after Puritan minister John Harvard, who was a huge benefactor of the school in its early days. Did your alma mater appear on this list of the oldest colleges or universities in America?