The Top 100 Universities in the US – The Rankings

Just like every home in Nigeria would want their children to study in any of the universities in the US, the one which the World University Rankings will consider the best. The US remains the world’s driving target for international students, although you still need to have a high score in GRE, GMAT or TOEFL.

In 2013-14, around 764,500 international students decided to study in the US, as reported by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors record. The most popular states for international students from Nigeria in the US were California, New York, and Texas, and the popular programs were business administration, nursing, mathematics and computer engineering.

Obviously, it’s not solely the high demand of the US universities that attract international students, but it is the reputation given to the list of universities in the USA. Whether you’re pulled into the brilliant lights and quick pace of the large city or the miles of the untainted wilderness; sun-kissed beaches or rich forest; the urban and surprisingly great country has something for everyone.

Universities in the US

The sheer volume and mixed specialty of universities in the US indicate that you can easily be sure of finding a suitable foundation in your preferred environment. And, if you don’t get it right the first time you arrive in the USA as an international student, moving between universities in the US is not difficult. Below, you will find the list of the top 100 universities in the USA.

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The list includes the location of the universities in USA, names of universities, ranking of the USA universities, as well as the best ones among them. Simply browse through the names, starting from the current top universities in the USA, down to the top 100 universities.

1.Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2  Stanford University

Harvard University 

4  University of California, Berkeley

5  Cornell University

6  University of Washington

7  University of Michigan

8  University of California, Los Angeles

9  Columbia University in the City of New York

10  The University of Texas at Austin

11  University of Wisconsin-Madison

12  Yale University 

13  University of Pennsylvania

14  University of Minnesota

15  Penn State University

16  Purdue University

17  Princeton University   

18  New York University

19  Carnegie Mellon University

20  University of California, San Diego

21  University of California, Davis

22  University of Florida

23  Michigan State University

24  University of Southern California

25  University of Chicago

26  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

27  University of Maryland

28  Duke University

29  University of Virginia

30  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

31  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

32  Texas A&M University

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33  University of Arizona

34  University of California, Irvine

35  University of Toronto

36  Northwestern University

37  Arizona State University

38  North Carolina State University

39  University of Colorado Boulder

40  Johns Hopkins University

41  The University of British Columbia

42  Indiana University

43  Georgia Institute of Technology

44  Boston University

45  The Ohio State University

46  Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

47  University of Pittsburgh

48  University of Utah

49  California Institute of Technology

50  University of California, Santa Barbara

51  Colorado State University

52  Washington University in St. Louis

53  University of Iowa

54  Iowa State University of Science and Technology

55  Washington State University

56  Georgetown University

57  University of Georgia

58  Oregon State University

59  University of South Florida

60  University of Nebraska-Lincoln

61  Brown University

62  Vanderbilt University

63  Tufts University

64  University of Oregon

65  Dartmouth College

66  University of Alberta

67  University of Delaware

68  Florida State University

69  Brigham Young University

70  University of Notre Dame

71  Rice University

72  University at Buffalo, State University of New York

73  University of California, Riverside

74  University of Massachusetts Amherst

75  Simon Fraser University

76  University of Waterloo

77  George Mason University

78  George Washington University

79  University of California, Santa Cruz

80  Emory University

81  University of Houston

82  University of California, San Francisco

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83  University of Rochester

84  Syracuse University

85  The University of Tennessee

86  University of Missouri

87  McGill University

88  University of Kentucky

89  Georgia State University

90  University of Illinois at Chicago

91  University of Calgary

92  University of Connecticut

93  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

94  Utah State University

95  University of Kansas

96  University of New Mexico

97  University of South Carolina

98  Rochester Institute of Technology

99  University of North Texas

100  San Diego State University

The above top 100 university ranking table uses 13 different performance indicators to study the university’s qualities; including research, knowledge transfer, and worldwide perspective, especially with global rankings in the education setting.

Keep in mind that this list may be different from what you see out there, but it is advisable to chip in what you know so that we can update our list. Do not forget to share or contribute by leaving your comment below.

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