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The Seven Sister Schools

Institution Location Present Day School type Full-time enrollment Traditional affiliation
Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, Massachusetts Private women's college 2,300 Dartmouth College
Vassar College Poughkeepsie, New York Private coeducational 2,400 Yale University
Wellesley College Wellesley, Massachusetts Private women's college 2,300 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University
Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts Private women's college 2,750 Amherst College
Radcliffe College
(originally The Harvard Annex)
Cambridge, Massachusetts Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (no longer accepts students; now a part of Harvard University) n/a Harvard University
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Private women's college 1,229 Haverford College, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College
Barnard College Morningside Heights, Manhattan, New York Private women's college affiliated with Columbia University 2,356 Columbia University