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University of Rhode Island

There are currently 14 colleges and universities operating in Rhode Island, as listed by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. This includes nine universities, two associates colleges, and three special-focus institutions. The state's three public institutions are administered by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. The state operates two public universities, the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College, as well as the Community College of Rhode Island, which offers degrees at six locations. The Naval War College is operated by the United States Navy and is located in Newport. The oldest school in the state is Brown University, a member of the Ivy League and the only Rhode Island institution founded before the American Revolution. The newest is the Community College of Rhode Island, founded in 1964 in Providence as Rhode Island Junior College.