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USA Universities Rankings for 2015

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Top-ranked universities and colleges of United States offer a great variety of majors and degrees  in different academic fields including Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. Check out the list of top-ranked universities to select the one that matches your area of interest or find out its rank!

  1.  Princeton University

Princeton University is located in the town of Princeton, N.J. It is a private institution that is well-known all over the world since it has educated a branch of notable persons including Woodrow Wilson, the President of the USA.

  1. Harvard University

Harvard is a private institution located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard is known to be the oldest institution of higher education in the USA. Harvard is also known for its outstanding library that includes the oldest and largest private book collection in the USA.

  1. Yale University

Yale University is situated in New Haven, Connecticut. Twelve residential colleges foster a comfortable living, socializing and learning environment for students.

  1. Columbia University

Columbia University includes three schools: The Fu Foundation School of Engineering, Columbia College and the School of General Studies. This private institution offers housing for all four years on campus in New York City.

  1. Stanford University

Stanford University’s campus is located not far from San Francisco, in California’s Bay Area. This institution has multidisciplinary programs that combine researching, teaching, and learning. Research projects are the main sphere of activity for Stanford’s students.

  1. University of Chicago

This university is situated in a Hyde Park community of Chicago. Students of this institution agree that a giant city setting is the best place for a campus life. Since 1987 this place served as a host for Chicago Scavenger Hunt, the largest hunt in the world that lasts for four days.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This institution might be best well-known for its science, engineering, and math education. However, it also offers humanities, architecture, social sciences, etc. It is situated in Cambridge, across the Charles River. (Read also: Business Success Without Higher Education)

  1. Duke University

This institution has the best engineering and liberal arts programs for undergraduate students. It is also widely known because of their outstanding men’s basketball program.

  1. University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania was found by Benjamin Franklin. It includes four schools that offer degrees at Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, and Wharton.

 10. The California Institute of Technology

Probably to enter this institution is a little bit easier than the above mentioned. It takes 10th place in on our list, but it does not mean that this is not a kind of prestigious university. Certainly it is. Your admission essay writing must be really comprehensive and the SAT is about 2100 or higher! It mostly focuses on engineering and sciences education. A student-to-faculty ratio here is 3:1. It is pretty low. The main thing here is that this private institution is actively involved in projects granted by NASA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and National Science Foundation.