University of Alabama

The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 600 currently enrolled.

University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas is the nation’s 13th fastest growing public research university and is on target to once again set a record for enrollment in 2014-15, with approximately 25,700 students.

Auburn University

Auburn is included in a distinctive group of universities designated as land, sea, and space-grant institutions.

University of Florida

UF ranked No. 2 on SmartMoney magazine’s list of universities whose graduates get the highest salary return for their tuition dollars (2012) and No. 3 on SmartMoney’s list of universities whose graduates earn top salaries (2012.)

University of Georgia

Chartered by the Georgia General Assembly on Jan. 27, 1785, the University of Georgia is America’s first state chartered university and the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

University of Kentucky

The UK College of Pharmacy is perennially ranked among the Top 5 programs in the country.

Louisiana State University

According to the Journal of Chemical Education, LSU is the top university in the nation in granting chemistry Ph.D. degrees to women and underrepresented minority students.

University of Mississippi

Ranked 12th on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Fastest Growing Campuses with an all-time high of 22,286 for all campuses, the largest in Mississippi.

Mississippi State University

Globally diversified teams at Mississippi State are combining forces with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to eliminate starvation in developing countries.

University of Missouri

MU is one of only 34 public U.S. universities — and one of only two institutions in Missouri — invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities.

University of South Carolina

The Darla Moore School of Business’ undergraduate and graduate programs in international business have both been ranked No. 1 in the country in U.S. News & World Report.

University of Tennessee

With the nation’s most visited national park, the Great Smoky Mountains, in our backyard, we’re tackling problems related to air pollution, invasive species, and climate change. We are also documenting the park’s rich history and keeping track of all 17,000 species that reside within.

Texas A&M University

Home to more than 58,000 students, ranking as the largest university in Texas, with more than 380,000 former students worldwide.

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University repeatedly ranks in the top 20 among undergraduate national universities and is ranked 11th in the ‘Great School at a Great Price’ category by U.S. News & World Report.