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U.S. Universities Tour: Conclusion

The U.S. Universities Tour took a journey around the nation to figure out which universities should be included in our list of the top universities in the United States. The methodology we used involved examining several aspects of each university we considered, including academic programs, selectivity of admissions, tuition costs and financial aid options. Since [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Washington University in St. Louis

In a Nutshell Washington University in St. Louis is a mid-sized independent university located in Missouri. Seven schools within Washington University (also known as Wash U) offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to its nearly 12,000 students, which are divided about equally between undergraduate and graduate programs. Washington University was the result of [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: University of Notre Dame

In a Nutshell Notre Dame University is a private Catholic institution located near South Bend, Indiana, with undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programs. Around 8,402 undergraduate students, 3,552 graduate students, and 1,547 doctorate students are enrolled in programs at Notre Dame, for a total student population of about 12,004. Notre Dame has eight schools and programs, [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Emory University

In a Nutshell Emory University is a private university, located near metropolitan Atlanta in Druid Hills, Georgia. With two undergraduate colleges and seven graduate and professional schools, Emory has a total of about 13,893 students enrolled, 7,441 of which are undergraduates, while 6,453 are enrolled in the graduate and professional schools. Emory College was founded [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Johns Hopkins University

In a Nutshell Johns Hopkins University is a private institution of higher education in Baltimore, Maryland with four main campuses in the area. As the self-described first research university in the United States, Johns Hopkins has incorporated research into both undergraduate and graduate education to create the highly regarded university it is today. Johns Hopkins, [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: University of California, Los Angeles

In a Nutshell The University of California, Los Angeles is a large public university with undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, and a strong focus on research. The undergraduate enrollment at UCLA is around 27,000, while the graduate enrollment is about 13,000 students, for a total of almost 40,000 students. Founded in 1919 as the second [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Northwestern University

In a Nutshell Northwestern is a private research university located in the Midwest, just north of Chicago, Illinois. With its twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, Northwestern offers students a wide variety of courses and majors to its many students. Northwestern has a substantial number of students, with approximately 8,300 undergraduate students and 8,100 graduate [...]

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: 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: The University of Chicago

In a Nutshell For the first Midwestern school on our list, the U.S. Universities tour has selected the University of Chicago. Situated just south of Chicago in the Hyde Park neighborhood, the University of Chicago is a private university with a focus on research in many fields. The University of Chicago offers fifty majors and [...]