Education is the most important thing in our lives; with it we can make our way to success and without it, we cannot compete with the world. Some of the best and top most colleges and universities are in America. Students come from all over the world just to get education here due to the advancement and you can get any sort of education ranging from nuclear studies to the biological studies. Most of the courses offered here are banned in other countries which gives a competitive edge to America when it comes to education. Below is the list of top 10 colleges of America:
10. Claremont McKenna College
This is a private college which supports co-education and has more than 100 students enrolled. It is more like a liberal arts college well-known for the specific courses it offers. The campus covers an area of more than 50 acres and is located nearly 35 miles from the Los Angeles downtown area. It specializes in economics, international and governmental affairs.
9. Wellesley College
This college is highly selective and dedicated towards women education in the domain of liberal arts and other subjects, with an enrollment of more than 2000 students. The area of the campus is about 500 acres and it was founded by two very talented lawyers and students in the year 1870. It is a private institution that has a very tough selection process for the students.
8. Carleton College
Carleton is yet another liberal arts college with a population of more than 2000 students. It is located in Minnesota, USA. There are more than 200 faculty members here. It is well known for the kind and type of education it provides in the liberal arts sector and other relevant fields.
7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT is located in Cambridge University and has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students. It has more than 30 academic departments. The main emphasis of this college is on the scientific and technological research. It was founded in the year 1861.
6. Haverford College
It is a private college having more than 1000 students enrolled. It is located in Pennsylvania, which is a huge suburb of Philadelphia. The students here are having undergraduate education and almost all of them have a residence in the campus. Haverford specializes in giving liberal art education. It was founded more than 160 years ago and since then it has been providing quality education.
5. Stanford University
It is more like a private university that has the honor of having one of the top intellectuals and sociologists of their times. It has an enrollment of more than 18,000 students and was founded in the year 1893. Since then it has been one of the leading institutes in providing the best education in the entire country. The selection process of the students here is really tough. Many of the faculty members of Stanford have even won Nobel prizes. This indeed signifies it as being among the top universities.
4. Amherst College
It is exclusively an undergraduate education provider. It provides various four year honors’ programs. It has an enrollment of more than 1500 students presently. It also specializes in the provision of liberal arts education. The students are given a vast choice for opting majors between 35 subjects. It is considered as the 3rd oldest institution in Massachusetts. It is famous for being in rivalry with many other top colleges of America.
3. United States Military Academy
It is more like a federal service academy which provides co-education programs related to military and federal services. It is indeed the top college when it comes to military and federal services. The courses offered here are of four years and has a very tough selection criteria. It has an enrollment of more than 4000 students currently. This campus also has a very old museum located in its boundaries.
2. Williams College
At number 2, we have the famous and very old institution located in Massachusetts. It supports co-education and has a number of programs which are in high demand these days. It has an enrollment of more than 2000 students and is considered to be one of the most well equipped colleges in the world. There are many colleges and universities which are in constant rivalry with it.
1. Harvard University
Harvard is rightly considered as the best university in the entire world when it comes to education in any domain. The history, the individuals it produced and the influence of this university on all other educational institutes of the world have indeed made it what it is today. It was established in the year 1636 and since then it has been one of the leading institutes in America. The former richest people on the planet, Bill gates, Mark Zuckerberg and many other famous individuals have been given by this university.