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TOP-10 of the best universities in the USA

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Universities and other educational institutions of the USA traditionally belong to the category of the best in the world, occupying leading positions in various ratings. Among the most famous higher educational institutions of the USA are Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale and other universities. In the world there are dozens of ratings that use different criteria and approaches to evaluation. But the following universities are present in any ratings.
TOP-10 of the best universities in the USA is as follows.

Harward University

Гарвардский университет

Harvard University is located in Cambridge, near Boston. The university is the oldest in the USA. Its name is associated with patron John Harvard. The University is a part of the so-called Ivy League. It ranks top position in the world in quality of teaching, number of Nobel laureates, scope of research activities. In addition, Harvard University is famous for its library, which is considered the largest in the world. It stores more than 19 million books. Moreover, Harvard occupies the leading positions in the world in terms of size of the scholarship fund for students.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Массачусетский технологический институт

Another well-known university of the USA in the city of Cambridge is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is rightfully considered one of the most prestigious educational institutions all over the world.
The university is related to digital technologies and was one of the centers of their distribution in the 80s of the last century. Massachusetts Institute of Technology trains specialists in the field   of exact sciences and high technologies.

Stanford University

Стэнфордский университет

Stanford University is located in California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, near San Francisco. It is considered the world's leading educational institution and research center. It was established in the late 19th century. The university is known for its strongest teaching staff. Despite its location in the center of high technology, Stanford is famous for its wide range of teaching disciplines, including humanitarian ones. Tacitly upon indications, it is considered second in the USA after Harvard, including its popularity.

Yale University

Йельский университет

Another institution that is a part of the Ivy League is Yale. It is a very prestigious and popular university not only in the USA, but in the whole world. It was founded in the early 18th century. Initially, teaching was conducted in Latin, but subsequently the "dead" language lost its position. Yale University is more focused on teaching humanities and social sciences, as well as art. The university is famous for the increased requirements for students. By the way, among its students there were five US presidents.

California Institute of Technology

Калифорнийский технологический институт

It is known for its innovative discoveries in various fields of science. The main task of the university is development of technology. California Institute of Technology in different years ranked first in the ratings of the best American universities. The university was founded in the late 19th century by the local patron of arts Amos Troop and later became one of the high-tech centers of the United States.

Princeton University 

Принстонский университет

Princeton is the third member of the Ivy League. It was founded in the middle of the 18th century, being one of the oldest in the USA. In Princeton, students receive knowledge in various fields, mainly humanitarian and social disciplines. It is considered one of the best research centers in the world.

University of Chicago

Университет Чикаго

It is the leading world research institute, center of attraction of scientists from all over the world. It takes its place in the top twenty best universities in the world on different versions. It is considered one of the most advanced universities in the United States in terms of quality of education and innovative programs. It was founded in 1890 by Baptists in collaboration with Rockefeller, who for a lifetime considered the university to be his most successful investment.

Columbia University

Колумбийский университет

Columbia University was founded in 1754 and is based in New York. It also refers to the Ivy League. The University includes research centers in different countries (China, France, India, Brazil and others). Columbia University is one of the co-founders of the Association of American Universities. The university was graduated by Barack Obama, the previous US President.

Cornell University

Корнелльский университет

It is a part of the Ivy League, which already makes it clear about the prestige value of the university. It was founded in 1865 and is considered the first American university by spirit. Graduates of Cornell University were rulers and prime ministers of other countries, prosecutors, high-ranking judges. By the way, the founder of Stanford, David Jordan, studied at Cornell University.

Pennsylvania University

Университет Пенсильвании

The top twenty of the world's universities include the University of Pennsylvania, which is also included into the Ivy League. The history of the university totals more than 200 years. Its graduates are represented by statesmen, scientists and businessmen well-known far beyond the USA.

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