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Top 10 Prestigious Universities In USA 2018


Are you thinking about studying in the US in 2018? You want to study in one of USA’s prestigious Universities starting from 2018? Well, We at Students Nigeria are determined to help you achieve your dreams to studying Abroad.

We thought you might like to know which are the top 10 Prestigious universities in the US 2018 based on the highly respected factors.

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Top 10 Prestigious Universities In USA 2018

1. MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) tops the QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, placing 1st for the fifth year running. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
MIT is of course known for its physical sciences and engineering, but is also increasingly well-respected for other subject areas in the social sciences, arts and humanities.

2. STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Climbing one place this year to overtake Harvard, Stanford University ranks second in the world in the 2016-2017 tables. Located in the heart of the famous Silicon Valley, Stanford University and is particularly well-known for its business courses – with an alumni community full of successful entrepreneurs.

3. HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Harvard University concludes the uninterrupted trio of US universities at the top of the QS World University Rankings this year. Harvard is the oldest university in the US, dating back to 1636, and achieved the top position for life sciences and medicine in the QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2015.

4. CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CALTECH)

Retaining fifth place in the overall world ranking this year is California Institute of Technology, commonly known as Caltech, located in the city of Pasadena, California. The smallest US university in the top 10, Caltech punches above its weight – particularly in scientific and technical subjects.

5. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

Ranked fifth in the US and tenth in the world this year, the University of Chicago is affiliated with 89 Nobel Prize winners, and its physics department is known for developing the world’s first man-made, self-sustaining nuclear reaction.

6. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Princeton University retains its position, at 11thplace once again this year. Another of the oldest US universities, it’s especially renowned for academic excellence in the arts and humanities, achieving seventh place for this in the faculty rankings.

7. YALE UNIVERSITY

Ranked 15th in the world, Yale University’s alumni includes five US presidents and 13 billionaires, and in 1861 the university awarded the first PhD in the US. Around 20% of Yale’s 12,385 students are international, representing 118 countries.

8. CORNELL UNIVERSITY

Located in Ithaca, New York, Cornell University ranks 16th in the world this year. Having awarded the nation’s first veterinary medicine degree, it currently ranks second in the world for veterinary science in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.

9. JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

Ranked 17th in the world, Johns Hopkins University was established in 1876. Considered to be the first research university in the US, it is particularly esteemed for research and teaching in the life sciences and medicine (achieving fifth place for this in the QS World University Rankings by Faculty).

10. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

The University of Pennsylvania, commonly known as Penn, is ranked 18th in the world this year. Located in Philadelphia, it’s another institution which is highly regarded for life sciences and medicine, achieving first place in this year’s inaugural ranking of the world’s top nursing schools.

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