Founded in the wake of the gold rush by leaders of the newly established 31st state, the University of California's flagship campus at Berkeley has become one of the preeminent universities in the world. Its early guiding lights, charged with providing education (both "practical" and "classical") for the state's people, gradually established a distinguished faculty (with 22 Nobel laureates to date), a stellar research library, and more than 350 academic programs.
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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.