Education Universities

Top 10 Universities And Colleges For 2012

Published at 02/03/2012 18:18:08


U.S. is definitely one of the destinations that dream a lot of prospective students. Whether you can afford to study there or hope to catch a scholarship to one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the world, discover a top 10 best state universities and colleges which will help you choose easier: University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Virginia, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, College of William and Mary, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of California-San Diego, University of California-Davis, University of California-Santa Barbara.

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The first place, the University of California-Berkeley, is a state institution founded in 1868.Currently, the number of students amounts to 25 530 young people. Tuition for young people who do not live in California is $ 33,747. As many other universities and colleges Berkeley consists of 14 schools and colleges, including good rated graduate schools such as School of Optometry and Graduate School of Journalism.

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Second in U.S. News top is the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA). This is a state institution founded in 1919 hosting right now, 26,687 students. Tuition for young people outside of California is $ 33,660.

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We recently have listed the top 10 universities and colleges in the western United States, now it is time to see the best educational institutions in the north-eastern United States. If you want to study in the U.S., here are some of the best universities in which you could attend a class!

Top of the best universities and colleges in the northeastern United States was conducted by Forbes magazine, in collaboration with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. Among the factors taken into consideration in the study is the quality of education, student experience, debt remaining at the end of the faculty and students salaries after graduation.

To determine the best higher education institutions in the north-east, were taken into consideration universities and colleges in states like Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Here are the top 10 universities and colleges in the northeastern United States: Williams College, Princeton University, Amherst College, and The United States Military Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Swarthmore College, Harvard University, Yale University, Wellesley College, and Columbia University.


Considered the best institution which young people can follow if they want to ensure their financial future, Williams College is the best higher education institution in the northeastern United States. It has a population of over 2,000 students of whom the overwhelming majority is in education level license. Annual tuition fee for youth who live on campus is $ 50,087.

In second place was Princeton University, one of the best of all universities and colleges in the U.S. It offers study programs to over 7,000 young people. The students need to pay, every year, a tuition fee of $ 49,830. The number of students admitted at this college is very small: of those who apply for a place, only 10% manage to enter.

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Third place is occupied by Amherst College, with a population of over 1,500 students. Tuition fee charged by this institution is 50,230 for students who live in campus; this includes accommodation expenses and meals.