TOP 10 LEADING AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES ACCORDING TO U.S. NEWS

One cannot not mention the reputable rankings composed by U.S. News & World Records when looking at undergraduate studies in the United States. Let’s take a look at the top ten universities in the U.S.!

#1. Princeton University

Princeton University is a private school founded in 1746. It has a total student population of 5,394 and is located in the quiet suburb of Princeton, New Jersey. The campus size is 600 acres. The school’s tuition and fees are $ 47,140 (2018-19).

Princeton includes highly ranked graduate programs offered through the Woodrow Wilson International School of Public Relations and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. A unique aspect of Princeton’s academic program is that undergraduate students are required to write a final year thesis; students in some engineering departments will have to undertake an independent project. Princeton alumni include US President Woodrow Wilson, model / actress Brooke Shields and former first lady Michelle Obama.

 

#2. Harvard University

Harvard University is a private school founded in 1636. The campus size is 5,076 acres. Tuition and school fees are $ 50,420 (2018-19).

Located outside Boston in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard consists of 13 schools and institutes, including top-ranked Business School, Medical School and highly ranked graduate schools such as the School of Education, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Law and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Eight US presidents graduated from Harvard, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy. Other notable alumni include Henry David Thoreau and Helen Keller.

 

#3. Columbia University

Columbia University is a private school founded in 1754. The school’s tuition is about $ 59,430 (2018-19).

Located in New York City, Columbia consists of three universities – Columbia College, School of Engineering – Applied Science, and the School of General Studies – as well as some graduate and professional schools, including the highly ranked School of Business, Teachers College, Law School and the College of Physicians and Surgeons. The school also has a highly rated Dental School and Graduate School of Journalism. Outstanding alumni include John Jay, one of the first founders and chief justice of the court, and former President Barack Obama.

 

#3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private school founded in 1861. The MIT campus size is 166 acres. The school’s tuition fee is $ 51,832 (2018-19).

Located outside Boston in Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT focuses on science and technology research and is divided into five schools. MIT’s highly ranked graduate schools include the School of Engineering and the Sloan School of Management, in addition to great programs in economics, psychology, biology, chemistry, earth science, physics and mathematics. Most well-known alumni include Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank Ben Bernanke.

 

#3. University of Chicago

The University of Chicago is a private school founded in 1890. The campus size is 217 acres. The tuition for the University of Chicago is $ 57,006 (2018-19).

The University of Chicago, located in Hyde Park, offers a rich student life in America’s big and bustling city. In addition to the undergraduate school, the University also offers graduate programs including those offered by the School of Business, Law School, Pritzker School of Medicine and Harris School of Public Policy.

 

#3. Yale University

Yale University is a private school founded in 1701. The campus size is 345 acres. The school’s tuition and fees are $ 53,430 (2018-19).

Yale University is located in New Haven, Connecticut. Yale is made up of Yale College and 12 professional schools, such as: Yale Law School and School of Management; School of Medicine, School of Arts, School of Nursing, School of Drama, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and Yale Divinity School are which are all highly regarded postgraduate programs.

 

#7. Stanford University

Stanford University is a private school founded in 1885. The campus size is 8,180 acres. School fees and tuition are $ 51,354 (2018-19).

Four of the seven Stanford universities offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and the remaining three schools are pure graduate schools. Postgraduate programs include those offered by the School of Education, the School of Engineering, School of Law, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Business. Notable Stanford alumni include former US President Herbert Hoover, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway, actress Sig Sig Weaver and golfer Tiger Woods, who played while at Stanford.

 

#8. Duke University

Duke University is a private school founded in 1838. The school’s tuition and fees are $ 55,960 (2018-19).

Duke University is divided into 10 schools and colleges, many of which serve both undergraduate and graduate students. Our graduate programs include the highly ranked Fuqua Business School, Pratt School of Engineering, Law School, Medical School, Sanford School of Public Policy and the School of Nursing. Notable alumni include Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; NBA player Carlos Boozer; and former US Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul.

 

#8. University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania is a private school founded in 1740. The school’s tuition and fees are $ 55,584 (2018-19).

Penn has 12 schools: Five schools that offer undergraduate and graduate studies, and seven schools only offering graduate studies. Penn’s highly ranked graduate programs include those offered by the Wharton School, School of Education, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Law School and Medical School. Penn’s other notable graduate programs include the School of Design and School of Dentistry. More than 2,500 students each year participate in international programs offered in more than 50 countries around the world. Penn’s notable alumni include singer John Legend, poet William Carlos Williams and President Donald Trump.

 

#10. Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is a private school founded in 1876. The campus size is 140 acres. The school’s tuition and fees are $ 53,740 (2018-19).

Johns Hopkins University is divided into nine schools, five of which serve undergraduate and graduate students. Hopkins graduate programs, including the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Education; Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Medicine; The Music Academy – Peabody is also highly appreciated. The Homewood campus, one of four campuses in Baltimore, is the main campus for college students.

 

#10. Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private school founded in 1851. The campus size is 231 acres with the school’s tuition and fees of $ 54,567 (2018-19).

Highly ranked graduate schools in Northwestern  include the Kellogg School of Management, School of Education and Social Policy, Law School, Feinberg Medical School, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Interdisciplinary Biology Program. Notable alumni include the 55th mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel; US Supreme Court Judge John Paul Stevens; actor, writer and director Zach Braff; comedian Stephen Colbert; and award-winning actress Tony and Grammy Heather Headley.

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