The United State has more institutions of higher education than any other country in the world, so it is the number one destination for international students from all over the world. California, New York and Texas are the most popular states for international study in the US and most popular subjects were business and management, engineering, mathematics and computer science. Most American colleges and universities offers good education programs with highly qualified teaching staff and the research at many of these universities is highly advanced and often published in journals worldwide. Here we are listing top five beat universities in US.
Harvard University is a one of the most prestigious universities in the world and it is a private research university in Cambridge founded in 1636. Their main focus in excellence in teaching, learning, research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. They has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. It is one of the large residential research university and also has the nominal cost of attendance is very high, but the University allows it to offer generous financial help packages. More than 65 percent of Harvard College students receives scholarship pacage, and the average grant this year is $46,000. Harvard Library is the world’s largest academic and private library having 79 individual libraries with over 18 million volume. Eight U.S. presidents, several foreign heads of state, 62 living billionaires, 335 Rhodes Scholars, and 242 Marshall Scholars are included in Harvard’s alumni. About 2,400 faculty members and more than 10,400 academic appointments in affiliated.
Drew Gilpin Faust is the current president of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Science. The university offers 46 undergraduate concentrations 134 graduate degrees, and 32 professional degrees. They are providing high research activity and a comprehensive doctoral program across the arts, sciences, engineering, and medicines.
Stanford University is one of the leading teaching and research universities in the world, located between San Francisco and San Jose in 1891. Its areas of excellence range from the humanities to social sciences to engineering and the science. Its campus is one of the largest in the United States. It follows a quarter system and has seven schools – Humanities & Sciences, Engineering, Business, Law, Medicine, Education and Earth Sciences. They offers B.A., B.S., B.A.S., M.A., M.S., Ph.D., D.M.A., M.D., M.B.A., J.D., J.S.D., J.S.M., LL.M., M.F.A., M.L.S., M.L.A., M.P.P., ENG. The University organized into seven academic schools. The schools of Humanities and Sciences, Engineering ,Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences have both graduate and undergraduate programs and the Schools of Law, Medicine, Education and Business have graduate programs only.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology founded in 1861, it is a research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They provide advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will be the best serve the nation and the world. They organized into five Schools such as architecture and planning, engineering, humanities, arts and social sciences, management and science. The university consist of 1,000 faculty members, more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The institute ipopularly known for its research and education in the physical sciences and engineering, and now in biology, economics, linguistics, and management as well.
About the library MIT library system has five subject libraries such as barker (Engineering), dewey (Economics), hayden (Humanities and Science), lewis (Music), and rotch (Arts and Architecture). It consist more than 2.9 million printed volumes, 2.4 million microforms, around 49,000 print or electronic journal subscriptions, and almost 670 reference databases.
University of California, Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university founded in 1868 and located in Berkeley, California. It is ranked one of the best university across the world. It is normally ranked first in science, third in engineering, and fifth in social sciences, with specific rankings of first in chemistry, first in physics, third in computer science, fourth in mathematics, and fourth in economics/business. They offers around 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. The scientists and researchers from UC Berkely have discovered 16 chemical elements of the periodic table (californium, seaborgium, berkelium, einsteinium, fermium, lawrencium, etc.) that is more than any other university in the world. Berkeley’s has 32 libraries that will together make the fourth largest academic library in the United States.
University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities founded in 1209, and having leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. It consist of more than 18,000 students from all corners of the world, around 9,000 staff, 31 Colleges and 150 Departments, Faculties, Schools and other institutions. There are six Schools, Arts and Humanities, Biological Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Technology. It operates eight cultural and scientific museums, including the Fitzwilliam Museum, and a botanic garden. There are 114 libraries in Cambridge university and around 15 million books hold in Cambridge university.