‘Little Ivies’ refers to the small, high quality and expensive private universities in the northeast that are not part of the official ‘Ivy League’ list.

Amherst College (Amherst, Massachusetts)
Bates College (Lewiston, Maine)
Bowdoin College (Brunswick, Maine)
Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania)
Colgate University (Hamilton, New York)
Connecticut College (New London, Connecticut)
Colby College (Waterville, Maine)
Hamilton College (Clinton, New York)
Haverford College (Haverford, Pennsylvania)
Lafayette College (Easton, Pennsylvania)
Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont)
Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania)
Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut)
Tufts University (Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts)
Union College (Schenectady, New York)
Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York)
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut)
Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts)