The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public research university in Connecticut. Founded in 1881 as a land-grant university, UConn serves more than 30,000 students on its six campuses, including more than 8,000 graduate students in multiple programs. The main university campus is located in Storrs, a division of the Town of Mansfield, approximately 28 miles (45 km) east of Hartford, the state’s capital.
Yale, New Haven, Connecticut. Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Yale has many distinguished graduates, among them being US Presidents Taft, Ford, both Presidents Bush, and Clinton