Colleges / Colleges

University Of California, Los Angeles


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 [...]

University California-Santa Barbara


UCSB is one of only 61 institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. And the Newsweek guide to America’s best colleges has named UCSB one of the country’s “hottest colleges” twice in the past decade. More than 200 majors, degrees, and credentials are offered through UCSB’s five schools and the Graduate [...]

University Of Arkansas Pine Bluff


One of the most important aspects of the historical mission of Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College was established by the Legislative Act of 1873 that created the College. The Act stipulated that the institution was being established for the convenience and well- being of the “poorer classes.” The second statutory provision relating to the mission [...]

University of the District of Columbia


Chartered in 1974, the University of the District of Columbia is the only fully-accredited public institution of higher education in the nation’s capital. As an urban land-grant university, it supports a broad mission of education, research and community service and offers bachelors and masters degrees in the College of Arts and Science, School of Business [...]

University Of Pennsylvania


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 [...]

University of Washington


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 [...]

University of Chicago


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 [...]

University of California, San Francisco


he University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. UCSF today boasts high-ranking schools [...]

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Illinois has tremendous breadth and depth in academics, with more than 150 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate and professional programs. A preeminent faculty propels many academic programs to be ranked among the best in the world. This emphasis on campuswide academic excellence has built Illinois’ reputation as one of the nation’s premier public universities.  [...]

University of Maryland, Baltimore


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 [...]