A university education is now as necessary a part of the average middle-class American’s equipment as his automobile or refrigerator. Some universities are autonomous, having been privately endowed; some are controlled by State in which they are situated; and some are under the thumb of a religious body. Usually first type is the most scholarly, and the last the least. In eighteenth century, when European universities were teaching only Greek, Theology and kindred subjects, Americans were already breaking away from this classical tradition and were boldly introducing into their curricula subjects which had some bearing upon daily life. The case system results are further analysed to show figures for stores with large and with small sales, for stores situated in big and in little cities, and so on. In this way facts are obtained concerning economic phenomena about whose nature readers could otherwise only guess. It is unfortunately characteristic of many American universities to spend much money on physical equipment.