Bryn Mawr College is a women's liberal arts college, operating in Bryn Mawr, a community in Lower Merion Township, ten miles away of Philadelphia. The phrase bryn mawr means 'big hill' in Welsh. The school is known to be a small, four year, highly residential baccalaureate college. It receives about 1300 undergraduate and 450 graduate students. The college offers a wide variety of disciplines, but most students are enrolled in the undergraduate arts & sciences program. Students at the institution are required to complete divisional requirements in the social sciences, natural sciences and... 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.
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 Southern California is a private, non-profit university, located in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1880 and is known for the fact that is enrolls more international students than any other school of higher learning in the USA – students come from 120 countries, and all 50 states. Furthermore, the University of Southern California is the oldest research school in the state, having developed a strong tradition in integrating liberal and professional education. The institution offers amazing opportunities for study abroad and internships – it highly... See full description.