- January 7, 2017
- Posted by: advisor
- Category: Study in USA, Study Visa Guide
When student is deciding a foreign destination, his first search is about the top universities of that particular country. A country’s higher education system is judged by their top universities. Which universities are top and what are their ranks, this all information is analyzed and published by two major educational organizations. One is QS and the other is Times Higher Education.
These educational groups have a vast media group whose job is to search and analyze all the statistics of every university in the world. Every year they organize conclusions of all the top countries and their universities that are based on some particular academic factors.
USA has the best universities of the world and it has always been ranked the best country for higher education. Following I have listed all the top universities of United States of America, their domestic and International ranks.
1 – California Institute of Technology
Best university of the USA often referred to as Cal-tech, was establish in 1891. Being Top university of USA, it is also the 2nd best university of the world. In the latest THE ranking Caltech scored exceptionally and proved its worth best of USA and world. They have only a short amount, 2,181 students of which 27% are international. They currently have a 31:69 Female: Male ratio. Being best of USA, it is not easy to get admission here because Caltech’s acceptance rate is just 8%. Here is a link to official website of California Institute of Technology.
2 – Stanford University
Stanford is a university unknown to failure and downfalls since it has always been one of the best universities of the world. This wonderful university also holds the title of the biggest university campus on the planet that astoundingly comprises 33.11 kilometers. This university is now hailed as 2nd best of USA and 3rd best of the world.
Some of the most notable faculty members, students and alumni are the successful founder of technology companies and start-ups that includes Google, Snapchat and Hewlett-Packard. Here is a link to official website of Stanford University.
3 – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology also known as MIT, is the 3rd top university of USA and also among top 5 universities of the world. With 168 acres of campus was founded on April 10, 1861.
In THE analysis, MIT accomplished 93.4 overall of scores. Currently they are teaching 19,178 students. Of their total student population 35% are international and have a ratio of 46% females and 54% males. They have an acceptance rate of 7.9% of students every year. Following are detailed academic factors of test and its score. Here is a link to official website of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4 – Harvard University
Harvard is the most prestigious and respected institute of America and the whole along with Oxford. Harvard is ranked 4th in USA this year and 6th best of the world. Harvard students are more respected than any other university in the world. Harvard has educated many leaders of today of which CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerburg and Barack Obama are most notable.
They are currently educating over 20,000 students and almost 25% of them are international. Harvard, established in 1636, is one of the oldest universities of the world. It is private research institute that is playing a significant role in discovering and development of new technologies. Here is a link to official website of Harvard University.
5 – Princeton University
Fourth oldest university of United States of America, Princeton, was Chartered in 1746. Princeton is an independent educational and research institution that provides the best of education for all undergraduates and postgraduates. There are currently more than 1,100 faculty members to teach more than 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students.
Princeton is ranked as 5th best educational institute of America and 7th best of the world by THE Ranking. It is not very easy to be enrolled here since they have an acceptance rate of just 6.5%. Here is a link to official website of Princeton University.