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Harvard is the first Ivey league school established in 1636, then you have the following:

Yale University establshed in 1701 (formally named Collegiate School)

Princeton University established in 1746 (formally named the College of New Jersey)

Columbia University established in 1754 (formally named King's College)

University of Pennsylvania established in 1755 (formally named College of Philadelphia )

Brown University established 1764 (formally named College of Rhode Island)

Dartmouth University established 1768

Cornell University established in 1868

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