Top Colleges In The US

Top Colleges In The US

 

 

Studying at university is a crucial decision in any student’s life, students have to be patient and wise when they choose the university, that they want to continue their study. There are various universities to study at, and here are the top 3 colleges in the US:

 

 

1-University of Pennsylvania.

 

University of Pennsylvania Location:

The university, that is located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, chartered in 1755. UPenn, that was founded by Benjamin Franklin, the sixth-oldest institution of higher education in the U.S. and it is one of the 9 colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence.

 

 

University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate:

10%.

 

University of Pennsylvania Ranking:

No. 1. In 2019.

 

University of Pennsylvania Notable Alumni:

 

About 89,000 alumni worldwide and many of them are notable such as the founder of a global marketing information firm called J.D. Power and Associates, J.D. Power III, the CEO of Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, and the former CEO of Apple Inc, John Sculley.

 

 

2-Stanford University.

 

Overview:

Jane and Leland Stanford established the university in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., their only kid, who passed away at age 15, in 1884, because of typhoid fever. Stanford was also a former Governor of California and a U.S. Senator. Firstly, on October 1, 1891, the students were admitted by the school as a non-denominational and coeducational institution.

 

 

 

History:

Unfortunately, Leland Stanford died in 1893, therefore, affected badly on the university’s financial things. And it was approximately damaged in 1906 because of an earthquake. But thankfully, Provost Frederick Terman supported graduates and faculty’s entrepreneurialism to build Silicon Valley, self-sufficient local industry, after World War II. Stanford University became the 1st university that raised more than a $1000000000 in a year.

 

 

Stanford University Location:

450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.

 

Stanford University Acceptance Rate:

5%.

 

Stanford Ranking:

No. 2.

 

Alumni:

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, Tiger Woods, American professional golfer, Sergey Brin, President of Alphabet, Reese Witherspoon, American actress, Peter Thiel, Entrepreneur, Jennifer Connelly, American actress, in addition to Emmy Rossum, American actress, and John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. President.

 

 

3-Harvard University.

 

Harvard location:

The university, that is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has approximately 15,200 post-graduate students, and approximately 6,950 undergraduate students. It is named Harvard because of John Harvard, its first benefactor, priest.

 

Harvard Acceptance Rate:

6%.

Harvard University Ranking:

No. 3.

 

Harvard University Notable Alumni:

There’re more than 99,000 graduates of Harvard Business School, many of them lead major corporations such as the chairman and CEO of General Electric, Jeffrey Immelt, the president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Meg Whitman, and the president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., James Dimon.

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