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About UMBC UMBC combines the emphasis on teaching found at the best liberal arts colleges with the innovation of a research university. You’ll find students – inspired by and often working alongside faculty who are leaders in their fields – thinking about the hard questions of society, science, and creative expression, and then moving beyond the [...]

Prestigious academics. Cutting-edge technological research experience. Awesome campus life. A fantastic career foundation. That’s what Georgia Tech — one of the nation’s top 10 public universities — offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s leading public research universities. Groundbreaking research is underway in dozens of [...]

HBCU

Xavier University of Louisiana, founded by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, is Catholic and historically Black. The ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. [...]

Winston-Salem State University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a historically black university that today is a recognized regional institution offering baccalaureate and graduate programs to a diverse student population. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the university among Top Public Comprehensive Colleges in the South – Bachelor’s Category for [...]

Virginia Union University was founded in 1865 to give newly emancipated slaves an opportunity for education and advancement. The University is the result of the merger of four institutions: Richmond Theological Seminary, Wayland Seminary, Hartshorn Memorial College, and Storer College. Richmond Theological Seminary held classes in Richmond, Virginia at Lumpkin’s Jail, a former holding cell [...]

Looking for a university where the faculty and staff turn dreams into reality? Look no further than Virginia State University. A 2009 student population of over 5,300 enjoys personal attention by the faculty and staff not typically found at larger institutions. In 2008, U.S. News & World Report acknowledged VSU’s excellence by naming the University [...]

Top Biological Science Programs

Yale University comprises three major academic components: Yale College (the undergraduate program), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools. In addition, Yale encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, and administrative support offices. Approximately 11,250 students attend Yale. Teaching and research at Yale University are organized through the [...]

Stanford is recognized as one of the world’s leading universities. Established more than a century ago by founders Jane and Leland Stanford, the university was designed, as clearly stated in the Founding Grant, to prepare students “for personal success and direct usefulness in life” and “promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf [...]

The mission of Washington University in St. Louis is the promotion of learning — learning by students and by faculty. Teaching, the transmission of knowledge, is central to our mission, as is research, the creation of new knowledge. Faculty — composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions — serve society by [...]

Our faculty and students are pioneers, discoverers, teachers, scholars, and change agents. We ask tough questions, engage the world around us, and pursue knowledge with rigor because we believe in the transformative power of ideas. As the nation’s celebrated teacher of teachers, we place particular emphasis at the graduate level on the training of students [...]

Top Earth Sciences Programs

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional, and continuing education offered through both resident instruction and online delivery. [...]

The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world’s [...]

Top Mathematics Programs

UCLA is one of the world’s great research universities, number 11 in London’s Times Higher Education rankings (2010-2011). Our faculty includes Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, multiple MacArthur fellows and scores of national academy members. Interdisciplinary teaching and research is a particular strength, with initiatives in the arts, stem cells and other biosciences, nanoscience, international [...]

More than 175 years ago, Albert Gallatin, the distinguished statesman who served as secretary of the treasury under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, declared his intention to establish “in this immense and fast-growing city … a system of rational and practical education fitting for all and graciously opened to all.” Founded in 1831, New [...]

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation’s service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences [...]

Top Statistics Programs

Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools. Penn’s eminent, award-winning educators and scholars encourage students to follow their [...]

We think differently around here. And just as importantly, we act differently, too. It’s in our DNA, not just at the University of Washington but throughout the Northwest, to reach a little higher. Dig deeper. To keep searching for better ways to learn, live and work. And for better answers to the world’s most pressing [...]

As the University of Michigan prepares to embark on its third century, we fully embrace the legacy bestowed upon us by President James B. Angell in our first century. We are proud to offer “an uncommon education for the common man.”  We are a community of learners. We serve our multiple constituents by providing access [...]

Leading the way!

Which schools do the best job crafting technology leaders? For the next generation of would-be titans of high tech, the life-altering decision of which college to attend can be confusing. Not all schools are created equal. Find the right schools that represent a pathway to your top dream jobs.