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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: 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 California, Berkeley

In a Nutshell The University of California, Berkeley is a large, public research university located in Northern California, and one of the top schools on our list. Part of the University of California system, which has several campuses across the state, Berkeley is considered the flagship campus, as it was the first location. Berkeley was [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Dartmouth College

In a Nutshell Dartmouth College, the smallest school in the Ivy League, is a private liberal arts university located in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dartmouth’s undergraduate population numbers about 4,200 students while the graduate programs have about 1,900 students, for a total student population of about 6,100. While Dartmouth’s major focus is on its undergraduate programs, [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: Duke University

In a Nutshell Duke University is the next university on the MapsofWorld U.S. Universities Tour, and is a top tier private university with a high level of research activity. This school has been ranked one of the most difficult universities to get into, and has an admissions rate of about 13 percent. Duke has two [...]

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: Williams College

In a Nutshell Williams College is a private liberal arts school located in the Berkshire Mountains of northwestern Massachusetts, in a city called Williamstown. Williams is a small school with an undergraduate population of just over 2,000, and a few graduate programs that focus on the history of art and development economics. Though Williams is [...]

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 [...]

U.S. Universities Tour: California Institute of Technology

In a Nutshell California Institute of Technology, usually referred to as Caltech, is another major technology school in the United States. Caltech is a much smaller alternative to MIT and its main rival. A tiny university of a total of 2,231 students, of which less than 1,000 are undergraduate students, Caltech is a private research [...]