Louisville, University of, at Louisville, Ky.; coeducational; founded 1798 as a seminary, became a college and merged in 1837 with the Medical Institute of the City of Louisville (chartered 1833). In 1846 it was reorganized and chartered as the Univ. of Louisville. There are graduate schools of business, engineering, law, and medicine.
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