US Universities are naturally the most popular study destination globally and they constantly rule the QS World University Rankings. The year 2018 is no exception either.
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
MIT is ranked number 1 both in the US and globally for the sixth consecutive year. It is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts being highly choosy. Just 6% of the applicants were chosen in 2016.
2. Stanford University:
This is one another amongst US Universities that is ranked same in the US and globally at number 2. It is highly acclaimed for business courses and entrepreneurial spirit and is located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
3. Harvard University:
The Harvard University continues to retain its 3rd rank in the world as well as in the US this year too. Established in 1636 it is the oldest university in the world and currently has roughly 22,000 students, as quoted by the Top universities.
4. California Institute of Technology:
Climbing one place higher this year in the rankings to the fourth rank is the California Institute of Technology. It is popularly known as Caltech. It ends one quartet of uninterrupted US universities globally.
5. University of Chicago:
The University of Chicago is ranked 9th in the QS rankings and 5th for the Top US Universities in 2018. It was established in 1890 and is acclaimed for its strong research focus.
6. Princeton University:
This is another amongst the oldest US Universities being established in 1746. It is highly renowned and a prominent one in the Humanities and Arts streams. It was ranked 7th globally for this vast subject area.
7. Cornell University:
Cornell University is ranked 7th in the US and 14th globally in the QS rankings for 2018. It was the first US University in the US to offer a degree in Veterinary Medicine and is situated in Ithaca, New York.
8. Yale University:
Established in 1701, the Yale University is quite acclaimed for its highly selective School of Law. It awarded the first Doctoral degree in the US in 1861. At present it as 20% overseas students out of a total 12,300.
9. Johns Hopkins University:
It is considered to be the first Research University in the US and is established in 1876. Johns Hopkins University is highly acclaimed for research and education in medicine and life sciences.
10. Columbia University:
Columbia University has overtaken the University of Pennsylvania as the 10th ranked university in the US in 2018. This New York-based university has been the home to several renowned alumni that includes 3 US Presidents.
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