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U.S. Universities Tour: Cornell University

In a Nutshell Cornell University is a a private Ivy League institution located in Ithaca, New York. As a fairly sizable university with an undergraduate enrollment of about 13,935, and a graduate student enrollment of about 7,004, Cornell offers many opportunities to its students, including a wide variety of courses, research and international programs, and [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Brown University

In a Nutshell Brown University is a small private university located in Providence, Rhode Island. Part of the Ivy League, Brown is a prestigious and reputable university with strong undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as two professional schools: Alpert Medical School, and the School of Engineering. Brown is one of only two Ivy League [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: University of Pennsylvania

In a Nutshell Next on the MapsofWorld U.S. Universities Tour is the University of Pennsylvania, another private Ivy League school, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Penn, as the school is often called, conducts a high level of research and contains many colleges within the university system. There are four schools with undergraduate programs at Penn and [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Columbia University

In a Nutshell Columbia University is another private Ivy League school, and one of the top universities of the United States. Located in Manhattan, New York City, Columbia offers quality education in the heart of a major world center for—well, everything. Columbia College was one of the earliest American universities, first opened in 1754 as [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Yale

In a Nutshell Yale rounds out the top three for universities in the United States, coming in just behind its closest competitors, Princeton and Harvard. Founded in 1701, Yale is the third oldest institution of higher education in the nation. Yale was originally focused on religion and science, since the college was first opened during [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Harvard

In a Nutshell The next stop on our tour of U.S. universities is in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard University was founded in 1636, making it the oldest school of higher education in the United States. Harvard tops many lists of best universities in the United States for its distinguished faculty and alumni, strong research and academic [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Princeton

In a Nutshell Our top spot goes to Princeton University, a private Liberal Arts college situated in the suburb of Princeton, New Jersey, and one of the most prestigious schools in the United States. Founded in 1746, Princeton is the fourth oldest college in the country, so there are plenty of historical sites and notable [...]