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.
Calvin College is a liberal arts college established in 1876. The school is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Its values and principles are formed around the Reformed tradition of Protestantism. Calvin offers majors and minors in 115 academic or pre-professional fields, with the most popular ones being business, engineering and nursing. Calvin is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and as an institution in the Reformed tradition of Christianity. Furthermore, it has designes a core curriculum with three parts: Gateway, Competencies and Studies, and Capstone. The... See full description.
Christian Brothers University is a US university, established in 1871. This makes it the oldest degree-granting institution in the city of Memphis. The university is governed by the Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic religious order. The school became co-educational in 1970, while currently women comprise 55% of the student body. Christian Brothers University is divided into the School of Arts, the School of Business, the School of Engineering, and the School of Sciences. Finally, CBU has made available various study abroad semesters in Australia, Brazil, China, England, France,... See full description.
Colorado School of Mines located in Golden, Colorado. Was established in 1874 as a public university committed to engineering and applied science. It has one of the toughest admission regulations in the United States. CSM’s curriculum focuses on utilizing and preserving earth and its natural resources. CSM not only holds pride in fields such as science and engineering, but also has broad experience in resource exploration, extraction production and utilization. CSM has a strong network comprising of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Bureau of Reclamation and the United States... 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.
Drexel University started its operations in 1891 as a research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. DU comprises of four academic units and nine different colleges. DU offers more than 150 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, part-time & accelerated programs. DU is famous for its Cooperative Education Program, which is considered to be one of the best programs in the whole of United States. DU has good relationships with many Fortune 500 companies, for example Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Procter & Gamble. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked DU in... See full description.
Florida International University was created in 1972 in Florida, USA. They teach about 46,000 students, over 9000 of them graduate annually. They claim to be committed to high quality education, state-of-the-art research and creative events, including collaboration with several global communities. Recently, two forensic researchers working in the university developed a new and outstanding method of capturing shooters by working on the gunpowder from the bullet of the shooter’s gun. Colleges and schools in Florida International University include Colleges of Architecture, Arts, Science,... See full description.
Florida State University is located in Florida, USA. The school offers top undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programs in the fields of physics, chemistry, psychology, sociology, political science, criminology and many more. They also have professional schools such as the College of Medicine and College of Law. Furthermore, the University houses the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Graduate programs offered here include master’s, doctoral, specialist and advanced master’s and professional degree programs. They offer financial aids and scholarship programs to... See full description.
Georgia Tech, as most commonly called, is a public research university, based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It was established in 1885, and to this date has developed satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; as well as Singapore. The institution is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), while all programs offered are technologically-based ones. The undergraduate and graduate degrees provided at Georgia Tech are made available through the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Management, Sciences, and... See full description.
Golden State University is a private and online higher educational institution registered in the Federation of Belize, Central America. The institution’s primary goal is to educate adult professionals capable of independent self-study in a distance learning method of education with several off-campus options. The institution collaborates with organizations such as the International Center for Scientific Research and the United States Distance Learning Association to ensure an excellent learning process. The school also allows credit transfer which is rather considered as a big... See full description.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, commonly known as MIT, is a higher education institution of extraordinary interactions. It's a setting where people and ideas come together in new ways—illuminating mysteries, making sparks fly, and fostering intellectual breakthroughs.
The Origins of MIT
One of the most premier institutions of higher learning in the world, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology admitted its first students in 1865, four years after the approval of its founding charter. The opening marked the culmination of an extended effort by William Barton... See full description.
National University was established in 1971 and it’s located in San Diego, California. The institution’s main objective is to offer achievable and accessible higher learning to adult students. Currently, National University offers education to students from all the 50 states in the U.S and from 65 nations. It offers more than 100 online and on-campus programs via its four-week class model. Some of the undergraduate and graduate programs at National University include business, law and criminal justice, healthcare, engineering, education, and homeland security. Students can access... See full description.
Old Dominion University was established in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of The College of William and Mary, and became independent in 1962. It is a public research university, located in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. The institution is known to be one of the largest US providers of online distance learning courses, while it also offers a well-rounded range of degree programs. The college offers excellent support to students and encourages them to study abroad for a semester or a full year. The same applies for internships, volunteer programs, and work abroad opportunities. To end with, Old... 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.
SUNY is a system of public universities in New York, USA. It was established in 1948, and represents the largest system of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the world. Overall, it has 64 campuses around the state, including four University Centers. Accordingly, the system offers all types of undergraduate, postgraduate, and distance learning programs with the purpose to preserve the high quality of education in the public institutions of New York. With regard to this, in 2010, SUNY launched a new strategic plan, which is called the Power of SUNY.
Tennessee Tech University was established in 1915, and is a public university, located in Cookeville, Tennessee, USA. The university mainly concentrates on undergraduate education in the fields of engineering and technology, but also offers degrees in education, agriculture, nursing, and liberal arts. Graduate degrees are available, too – such can be pursued in engineering, education, business, and the liberal arts. The school is deeply engaged with research, creative initiatives, and public service. It also prides itself with the personalized approach it offers to students with more... See full description.
Ohio State University is a public research university, and currently has the third largest university campus in the United States. Located in Columbus, Ohio, it was founded in 1870 as a land-grant university. Now the university has also established regional campuses in Lewis Center (the Delaware Center), Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark. Furthermore, Ohio State operates small campuses and research facilities at the Gibraltar Island, the Ohio agricultural research and development center, and the Ohio agricultural research institute in Wooster.
The U.S. News & World Report has... 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.
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.
This California institution became a catalyst of economic growth and social innovation — the place where vitamin E was... 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 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.
The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor is considered one of the most prestigious in the world. Programs of study are over a hundred degrees and around 27 postgraduates. The number of students are some 8,600 and 381 teachers.The university was established in 1817, which was twenty years before Michigan became a state. Since then the University of Michigan has undergone a couple of changes, one of which is moving campus to Ann Arbor in 1837, and the other – changing its curriculum from a strictly classical one, to such including science and research.
The institution is accredited by the... See full description.
Yale University welcomes about 11,000 students every year. It is composed of three main parts: Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and professional schools. The institution is well known for its activity in research.