Harvard: One of the oldest academic institutes based in U.S., The Harvard University is powerfully devoted to giving fineness in teaching, learning, and research. Faculty members are continually engaged in teaching and research to push limitations of human knowledge and this is solitary reason why Harvard has been able to make some top leaders in different disciplines that have made difference globally. University which dates from 1636 has twelve degree-granting Schools to present in addition to Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, which presents the impressive global education.
Stanford University: Established in 1891 by the leading railroad tycoon, and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, in memory of their son, Leland Stanford. Stanford University is thought as 2nd best after Harvard, as most selective university. And these companies make more than $2.7 trillion in annual revenue that is equal to 10th-largest economy in world. Stanford is presently diversified into seven academic Schools with the student capacity of about 7,000 undergraduates and 8,900 graduates. Its academic standing has made it one of the most important universities and third-richest university in world.
University of Cambridge: Originally established in 1209, University of Cambridge is second-oldest university and third-oldest surviving university in world. University has great history and most of it grew out of the association of scholars that was formed in that period of time.
University now employs more than 8,500 staff and has over 18,300 students. It has produced many notable alumni’s into various disciplines and 90 Nobel laureates have been related with University. It is been regularly placed among world's best universities list in different group tables. Cambridge's financial endowment of £4.9 billion in 2013 is highest among other educational institutions.
University of Oxford: University of Oxford manufactured some top notch alumni’s among them are Twenty-six British prime ministers, close to 30 other world leaders, 12 saints and 20 archbishops. Oxford almost establish college life in 13th century and the University is made up from various institutions, comprising 38 constituent colleges and full range of academic departments that are planned into four Divisions. Oxford has given many famous alumni and 58 Nobel laureates have been related with university. World's third-oldest existing university offers roughly 12,000 undergraduates a preference of 38 colleges.
University of California, Berkeley: University by San Francisco Bay was established in 1868 as merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland. Berkeley is the oldest institution in undergraduate system and presents close to 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of disciplines. Till date, more than 20 faculty members of California University have become Nobel laureates. University student body comprises of about 36,000 members, and more than 10,000 of them are postgraduates. Berkeley faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 72 Nobel Prizes (which comprises 28 alumni Nobel laureates).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: It is confidential research university which holds second position on list. MIT, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is conventionally known for research and education in field physical sciences and engineering, and more newly in management, and technology. 150 year University has over 120,000 alumni’s who have had considerable success in field of scientific research, public service, education, and business. As of 2014, 27 MIT alumni have won Nobel Prize, 47 have been chosen as Rhodes Scholars, and 61 have been selected as Marshall Scholars.
Princeton University: Known as heart of American academic life since its establishment in 1746, Princeton is one of the smallest among private universities, found before American Revolution. It is fourth establish institution of higher education in American colonies. Its 500-acre campus accommodates close to 5,000 undergraduates and 2,500 postgraduates overseen by more than 1,100 academics. Princeton has been accredited with 35 noble laureates among its past faculty and alumni.
Yale University: America's third-oldest university embraces reputation of making five prominent U.S. presidents and 17 Supreme Court justices and several foreign heads of state. Its financial bequest is worth more than $16 billion, is the second largest institution in world. And it has around 12.5 million books in its 24 libraries, highest compared to other universities. 51 Nobel laureates have been allied with University as alumni, staff and faculty.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech): It is private research university situated in Pasadena, California, United States. Caltech has 6 academic divisions in its 124-acre campus with powerful emphases on science and engineering. It has student capacity of roughly 2,300 students and 300 faculty members. University is one among small group of Institutes of Technology in United States which is mainly devoted to teaching of technical arts and applied sciences.
University Of California, Los Angeles (UCLA): University of California is public research university situated in Los Angeles, California, United States. Established in 1919, it is thought as third-oldest campus existing in University of California system. UCLA is one of two flagship universities in UC system (alongside UC Berkeley), that gives close to 337 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in different disciplines. With the estimated enrolment of 29,000 undergraduate and 13,000 graduate students, UCLA has reputation for being largest enroller in state of California and by far the most applied university in world with over 105,000 applications in 2014.