Abilene Christian University (ACU) is a private university, founded in 1906. The school is based in Abilene, Texas and is also affiliated with Churches of Christ. The university is organized into the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Biblical Studies, Business Administration, Education and Human Services, the Graduate School, the Graduate School of Theology, the School of Information Technology and Computing, the School of Social Work, and the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing. It receives about 4,500 students from across the USA and 60 other nations. Abilene Christian University takes... See full description.
Atlantic International University describes itself as a non-traditional university, providing distance education to adult learners. The curriculum provided is flexible and highly individual for each student, while the concept of ‘self instruction’ is very much stressed.
The university offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees through its schools of Business and Economics, Science and Engineering, and the School of Social and Human Studies. Attendance at classes is not required. The schools has not gained any accreditation, as it perceives its programs to be unique ones,... See full description.
Colorado State University residing in Fort Collins, Colorado came into existence in 1870. The campus sits on 5000 acres of land, which encompasses the main campus, foothills campus, an agricultural campus and a mountain campus (Pingree Park). In addition, Colorado State has 4,600 acres for research facilities, corporate offices and Colorado State forest service stations. CSU maintains world-class standard research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, cancer research, clean energy technology and environmental science. US News ranked CSU 124 of 262 among the best national... See full description.
Located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States, DeSales University started its operations in 1965 as a private Catholic educational venture. DU provides education according to the guidelines of Christian humanism formulated by Saint Francis de Sales. DU focuses on providing knowledge, related to personal, domestic and communal livelihood. Apart from studies, DU has more than 15 athletic teams, which take part in NCAA Divisions in games such as baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf and track events. Also, the Salesian Centre, a subsidiary of DU acts as a research & development... See full description.
East Carolina University came into existence in 1907 as a public research university at Greenville, North Carolina, United States. ECU offers more than 200 programs, catering bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate students. ECU comprises of 9 undergraduate academic units, a graduate school and 4 professional schools. ECU academic centres sit on a 1600 acre entailing: Main campus, Health science campus, West research facility, Field station for coastal studies and Studio art campus in Italy. The university is famous for its programs in education, nursing, business and medicine.... See full description.
Hofstra University is a private institution of higher learning established in 1935. It is located in the Village of Hempstead, which is about 40km away from New York. The school offers about 140 undergraduate and 150 graduate programs in the fields of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business Communication, Health and Human Services, Education, and Honors Studies. Furthermore, there is a School of Law and a School of Medicine. The institution is proud with the small classes that ensure individual attention to each student. The university holds 22 academic and 24 total accreditations, while... See full description.
The University of Illinois prides itself to be a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. The school also emphasizes on the variety of programs it offers and its internationally renowned faculty. It operates campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield, enrolling about 70,000 students. The campus at Urbana-Champaign is known as "Illinois", "U of I", or “UIUC”, whereas the Chicago campus is known as “UIC” and the Springfield campus as "UIS".
The University of Illinois was founded in 1867 with the Urbana-Champaign campus, and was chartered as the... See full description.
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.
Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university established in 1818. It is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, and is the oldest university west of the Mississippi river. The institution offers undergraduate programs, graduate and professional degrees, as well as adult education majors and programs. Saint Louis’ students come from all 50 states and 75 countries, while its undergraduate program is currently ranked 88th in the 2010 and 70th in the 2011U.S. News and World Report rankings. The school also has a campus in Madrid, Spain,... See full description.
Penn State University is actually the commonly used abbreviated name for the Pennsylvania State University, which is a public research university, spreading its campuses and facilities throughout the US state of Pennsylvania. Its main campus is known as University Park and, being the largest of 24 campuses, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township, Pennsylvania. The university itself was established in 1855, stressing on a mission of teaching, research, and public service.
A notable point about Penn State is that it established itself as a leader in diversity,... See full description.
The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1883. It is one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the world and hosts some 51,000 students.The University of Texas is a public research university, which campus is located only 0.25 km away from the Texas State Capitol. It holds a first place in the state of Texas in terms of enrollment, with 51, 233 students enrolled in 2010; nationally, it has the fifth largest single-campus enrollment.
The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1883, while in 1929 it was included in the American Association of Universities.... See full description.
The University of Florida is the oldest in the State. It was founded in 1905, allowing access to women students in 1947. It currently welcomes more than 50,000 students, being one of the largest in the nation. It is regarded as one of the best in the world in the international ranking.The University of Florida is an American public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. It is the state’s oldest university, taking pride in the academic diversity it offers. The university’s origins can be traced back to the year of 1853, when the state-funded East Florida Seminary took over... See full description.
The University of Maryland is a public research university, founded in 1856. Its prime location is the city of College Park, where the university enrolls more than 37 thousand students. The institution has significantly improved its reputation and accomplishments during the last two decades, and is currently ranked 12th among all public U.S. universities and 36th worldwide. They have also been named one of the top 18 ‘green universities’ in the United States.
Furthermore, the university is a member of the Association of American Universities, and a founding member of the Atlantic... See full description.
The University of North Texas is a public university, founded in 1890 in Denton, Texas. It has changed its name six times since then, to reflect the constant growth and development the institution has undergone. Moreover, it is the fourth largest university in the country by enrollment. The school prides itself with a number of programs that have been recognized around the world, including the philosophy’s department program in environmental ethics, and the jazz studies program, which was the first of this kind in the USA. Other programs, ranked nationally are public administration,... See full description.
p>The University of Northern Colorado is a public institution of higher learning, located in Greely, Colorado. It was established in 1889 as the State Normal School of Colorado, and has a very strong background of providing teacher education. Undergraduate degrees are usually four year programs with strong emphasis in the liberal arts. Overall, the university provides over 100 degree programs in the fields of arts, sciences, humanities, human sciences, business, and education. The graduate programs available are mainly in education. UNC is a participant in the national Voluntary System of... See full description.
Phoenix is the home place of the University of Phoenix – a world-known institution, providing flexible learning opportunities to busy working people. It was established in 1976, and now serves the community through online facilities and more than 200 campuses worldwide. The programs offered are over 100 – associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. In Phoenix, the university has spread over four learning centers to give students the maximum convenience and flexibility they require. Each of the facilities outlines the courses they have on offer, and some can be taken... See full description.
The University of Washington was founded in 1861 and is considered one of the best in the world. In their classrooms can be received an excellent education, related to art, music, theatre, sports, etc. The innovative ideas of the University are focused on achieving a better world to live in.Founded on November 4, 1861, the University of Washington happens to be one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. The pioneer campus was constructed in Seattle out of the 10-acre gift land downtown. Later on, it grew into a multi-location university expanding its campus structure. Now it is... See full description.
The University of Wisconsin at Madison is regarded as one of the best today. It has about 42,000 students and 2,000 faculties. Studies taught are more than 400 between undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees.