The University of Al Quaraouiyine in Fes, Morocco is the oldest, still operating, degree granting university in the world. It was founded in 859 by Fathima Al-Fihri (a Muslim woman).
A school is an institution of higher learning designed to teach students. This includes universities, colleges, primary, vocational, and non-traditional schools.
A series of social and legislative changes in the 60’s ended an era of tuition-free state universities in the US and started the current student loan crisis.
The Oxford comma gets its name from being used by the Oxford University Press, but its exact origins are unclear.
Teaching had begun at Oxford University by 1096 while the founding of Tenochtitlán in 1325 marked the start of the Aztec civilization.
US public state universities used to be tuition-free from the early 1800’s to the late 1960’s, although they still charged fees, but college has never been free in the US.
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College is a famous performing arts school. There is no accredited university dedicated solely to clowning, but there are several colleges offering degrees in the circus arts.