Northeastern University

OVERVIEW Northeastern University is a private, secular, coeducational research university, with more than 35 specialized research and education centers. In 2012, 44,189 applications coming from the world compete for the 2,800 seats of the fall freshman class, which set another record high among all private universities in the United States. Founded in 1898, the university […]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

OVERVIEW Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university, with a strong focus on scientific and technological education and research. For the 2011–2012 school year, it enrolled 4,384 undergraduates and 6,510 graduate students, with an acceptance rate of 9.7%. Founded in 1861, the university is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Its campus spans […]

Kaplan University

OVERVIEW Kaplan University is owned by Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of the Washington Post Company, which owns and operates for-profit colleges. It has more than 66,000 online and on-campus students each year, with 3,600 instructors, professors and administrators. Founded in 1937, the university is located in Davenport, Iowa, United States. In Iowa, Nebraska and Maryland […]

University of Chicago

OVERVIEW As a private research university, the University of Chicago enjoys an global reputation for strong devotion to advanced academic scholarship and intellectualism. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in the College and about 15,000 students overall. Founded in 1890, the university is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Besides, it also maintains facilities in […]

New York University

OVERVIEW New York University is a private, nonsectarian American research university. Based on a nonprofit base, it produces 34 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Abel Prize winners, 10 National Medal of Science recipients, 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, 30 Academy Award winners, and Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winners since its establishment. Besides, the university has one […]

Duke University

OVERVIEW Duke University is a private research university, owning 220 buildings on 8,610 acres of land. It has 6,526 undergraduates and 8,220 graduate and professional students, however it ranks among the ten toughest universities in the United States to get into, reported by the Huffington Post. Founded in 1838, Duke is located in Durham, North […]

American Military University

OVERVIEW American Military University is a private higher education institution within the American Public University System together with American Public University. As one of the largest higher education provider to the armed forces, the system provides relevant and affordable distance learning to over 50,000 working adults worldwide. The university was founded in 1991 by James […]

Princeton University

OVERVIEW Princeton University is a private research university based in New Jersey. It has now over 5,000 undergraduates, over 2,000 postgraduates and more than 1,000 academic staffs studying and teaching in its 500-acre campus. With the university motto “Under God’s Power She Flourishes”, it has by far 35 Nobel Laureates, 17 National Medal of Science […]

Northwestern University

OVERVIEW Northwestern University is a private research university with one of the largest university endowments in the United States. It is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference and also the only private one in the conference. It has over 8,000 undergraduates and more than 10,000 postgraduates. With approximately 3,108 full-time academic staffs, Northwestern […]

Cornell University

OVERVIEW Cornell University is a private Ivy League research university based in New York which receives annual funding from the local government. Its motto is “I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.” As one of the Ivy League universities, Cornell is most selective with its acceptance rate being […]

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