America remains the world’s leading destination for international students. Many choose to study in Texas, California and New York and they also prefer to study in universities with high standards of teaching. Most of the American universities are recognized for their flexibility, facilities, excellence and top quality teachers. One of the reasons they seek to study in the U.S. is because of the finest education system of the country. Likewise, the U.S. also makes available student visas to those seeking to study here.
Following are the top five universities in the U.S.
This is one of the most selective universities in the U.S. and it is meant for students who are looking for prestigious institutions. It is the best school on the west coast and also an entrepreneurial university. Famous students of the university include Susan Alexandra Weaver, an Americans actress; Sally Ride, the first American woman to enter space and Shri Mukesh D. Ambani, successful businessman and famous dropouts of the university include Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin; Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel and Yahoo’s Jerry Yang and David Filo.
This university ranks number one or number two of all schools in the U.S. and has more financial resources than any other university across the globe. It allows students from families with moderate income to attend the classes for free. It is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts and it is close to MIT and Boston University. The Harvard University has produced many great people and Microsoft’s Bill Gates; Former French President Jacques Chirac and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg are some of the university’s famous dropouts. Natalie Portman, an American actress; Nicholas D. Kristof, a well-known columnist for The New York Times and John Roberts, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court are some of the famous students of the university.
This university is best known for its drama and music programs. Though Yale is a small college, it is a large research university. Distinguished Yale alumni include Former President of the U.S. George W. Bush; actress Meryl Streep and actor Edward Norton,
Princeton was the first university to give grants to financially needy students and it offers a no loan policy to students who need help in paying their fees. Famous alumni of the university include First Lady Michelle Obama; Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com and John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the U.S.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT is well known for is math, science and engineering education and it has produced more than 70 Nobel laureates. Forbes has ranked MIT as one of the most entrepreneurial research universities in the U.S. Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel; Kofi Annan, former secretary general of the United Nations and the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize recipient; William Reddington Hewlett, co-founder the renowned Hewlett-Packard (HP) company and Colin Angle, co-founder of iRobot Corporation are some of the famous alumni of MIT.
Apart from the above, there are many other renowned universities like the Columbia University, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, Dartmouth College in the U.S. that have been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world.