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For 200 years following the founding of the first U. S. university (Harvard, 1636) the education of young women was left to the "female" institutions whose courses were comparable to those offered by academic and secondary schools today. Higher education was not for women. Neither was co-education until Oberlin College, on Sep. 6, 1837, admitted four women for a regular college course.

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