Universities play vital role in bringing new thoughts and ideas, in bringing ease and advancements in all the fields. So far, renowned universities have produced a number of leaders, economists, engineers, politicians, doctors and sociologists.
Following are few top universities of USA, you can get admission and start your USA student visa application process.
- Harvard University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- University of California
- Stanford University
- Yale University
Harvard University was found in 1636 in Cambridge. On the basis of its rich history, Academic Ranking of World Universities has been placing this university at the first place since 2003. High-profile Alumni graduating from this university are former U.S. presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy-former U.S presidents, , Ban Ki-moon- current United Nations Secretary-General, Barack Obama- current U.S. president, and Lloyd Blankfein- Goldman Sachs CEO and chairman. Harvard’s business and law schools are renowned all over the world and most recently the University has been linked with the saltwater school of mainstream economic thought.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The University was opened in 1865 and has been renowned because of contributions in the field of physical science and engineering. So far, the university has also focused on the subjects of biology, economics, linguistics and management. The well-reputed graduates of this university include astronaut “Buzz” Aldrin-former United Nations Secretary-General and Kofi Annan -Nobel Peace Prize-winner, Benjamin Netanyahu- Israeli prime minister, and I. M. Pei award-winning and highly influential architect. In 2013, QS world university ranking listed MIT as number one. The computer science deptt of this university has shown prominent involvement in the fields of cybernetics, robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cryptography and computer languages.
University of California:
The university was held in 1868 and it has rich history of students’ activism which can actually be traced back up to Free Speech Movement held in 1964 and the anti-vietnam War protests regarding same decade era. The contributions of University of California are remarkable in the field of science. The students of this university successfully discovered 16 chemical elements which are the most as compared to any single university. Besides that, 72 Nobel Prize winners also belonged to this university. A few renowned graduates of the university include Gordon Moore-Intel co-founder, Steve Wozniak-Apple co-founder, Tom Anderson-MySpace co-founder and Douglas Engelbart-computer mouse inventor.
The university was found in 1891 in Stanford. It is the only university where students and staff were called upon by Fredrick Terman-Engineering Professor in 1940s to become entrepreneurs and so, made a lasting expression. A few business-minded alumni belonging to this university are Sergey Brin and Larry Page- Google co-founders, Jerry Yang and David Filo-Yahoo co-founders, David Packard and William Hewlett-Hewlett-Packard co-founders and Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger-Instagram co-founders.
Yale University was established in 1716 in New Haven. The prominent graduates of the University include Tom Wolfe-Author and journalist, Bill-Clinton-former U.S president, and Paul Krugman-Nobel laureate and economist. The Yale University is comprised of renowned academics such as Geoffrey Hartman, Paul de Man, and J. Hillis Miller.