Saint John's College, at Annapolis, Md., and Santa Fe, N.Mex.; coeducational; founded 1696 as King William's School, chartered 1784, opened 1786 as St. John's College. The Santa Fe campus was opened in 1964. Its curriculum is built around the "great books" program advocated by the educator R. M. Hutchins.
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