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 Colorado is perceived as a leader in both research and higher education in the Rocky Mountain region in the USA. Its grounds were laid in Boulder, in 1876, since when the institution has grown to encompass four campuses, one of which includes the newest biomedical and health center in the world. The public university offers a very diverse range of programs on the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as professional study. More than 2500 courses are provided in more than 150 areas. Online distance education options are available for those, seeking such an opportunity. See full description.