Oregon State University is a public learning institution and was founded in 1868 and is situated in Corvallis. There are over 200 academic programs for undergraduate students and over 100 graduate programs including those in fields such as education, engineering, and business. There are also over 30 online degrees that students can choose from and these are offered via the Oregon State Ecampus. The university’s specialty is in the studies of forestry, marine sciences, and sustainable food systems among others. Besides classwork, students can engage in a number of extracurricular... See full description.
The University of California Los Angeles is one of the top universities in the world, currently ranked 4th by the High Impact Universities rankings, 11th by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 13th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is a public research university, founded in 1919, as the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system.
The institution particularly prides itself with strengths in liberal arts and sciences, together with research, as a result of which it has earned a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and a... See full description.
The University of Miami is a private research university established in 1925. Research plays an important role within the university, and is therefore incorporated into every academic program – expenditure in this field is about $339 million each year. The majority of the expenditure budget is being utilized by the Miller School of Medicine, but a great number of studies are also carried out in areas like engineering, education, marine science, and psychology.
Another distinctive feature of the university is its library system with over 3.1 million volumes and exceptional holdings in... See full description.