USA TOP 100 COLLEGES

Outlook

When looking at education in the US, you have to see what suits you. Big universities like Stanford or Harvard are extremely competitive at the undergraduate level, with postgraduate courses being more collaborative. However, the pressure at these big institutions may not be to everyone’s taste.

The US is renowned for its excellence in STEM education, with a great deal of innovation and research coming from universities like MIT. The regulations in the US are also more favourable for students following the STEM pathway. At the undergraduate level, STEM courses are excellent at most good general universities, but at the postgraduate level, when courses get more specialised, the top universities in the US are a cut above all the rest, with MIT leading the charge.  


RankName of College / UniversityAddress
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
2 Stanford University 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
3 Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
4 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
5 University of Chicago 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
6 Princeton University Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
7 Yale University New Haven, CT 06520, USA
8 Columbia University 116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
9 Cornell University  Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
10 University of Pennsylvania  Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
11 Johns Hopkins University  Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
12 University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA
13 Duke University  Durham, NC 27708, USA
14 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) Berkeley, CA, USA
15 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Â Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
16 Northwestern University  633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
17 University of California, San Diego (UCSD) 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
18 New York University New York, NY 10003, USA
19 Carnegie Mellon University  5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
20 University of Wisconsin-Madison  Madison, WI 53706, USA
21 Brown University  Providence, RI 02912, USA
22 Georgia Institute of Technology North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
23 University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX 78712, USA
24 University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195, USA
25 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL, USA
26 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Chapel Hill, NC, USA
27 The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210, USA
28 Boston University Boston, MA 02215, USA
29 Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
30 University of California, Davis 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
31 Rice University 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
32 Purdue University  610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
33 Pennsylvania State University  Old Main, State College, PA 16801, USA
34 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA
35 University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
36 University of Maryland, College Park College Park, MD 20742, USA
37 Michigan State University  220 Trowbridge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
38 University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
39 University of Pittsburgh  4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
40 Emory University 201 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
41 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH 03755, USA
42 University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA 92697, USA
43 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO 80309, USA
44 Vanderbilt University 2201 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
45 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA, USA
46 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
47 University of Rochester Rochester, NY, USA
48 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
49 Case Western Reserve University 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
50 Georgetown University 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA
51 Texas A&M University 400 Bizzell St, College Station, TX 77843, USA
52 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
53 Tufts University 419 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155?, USA
54 The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
55 University of Miami 1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
56 Indiana University Bloomington 107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
57 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ, USA
58 University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) 1200 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
59 The Katz School at Yeshiva University 500 W 185th St, New York, NY 10033, USA
60 University of California, Santa Cruz 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
61 University of Hawai'i at Mañoa 2500 Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
62 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA 01003, USA
63 Northeastern University 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
64 North Carolina State University  Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
65 George Washington University 2121 I St NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
66 University of Utah 201 Presidents Cir, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
67 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
68 University at Buffalo SUNY Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
69 University of California, Riverside  900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
70 Stony Brook University, State University of New York 100 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
71 University of Texas Dallas 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA
72 Brandeis University 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
73 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
74 Wake Forest University 834 Wake Forest Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, USA
75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
76 University of Delaware  Newark, DE 19716, USA
77 Rensselaer Polytechnic University 110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180, USA
78 University of Colorado, Denver 1201 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
79 Florida State University 600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
80 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269, USA
81 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
82 Washington State University Pullman, WA, USA
83 Clark University 950 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
84 University of Kansas 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
85 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville  Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
86 Illinois Institute of Technology 10 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
87 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
88 Tulane University 6823 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
89 University of South Florida 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
90 The University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602, USA
91 Wayne State University 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
92 Iowa State University Ames, IA 50011, USA
93 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
94 Drexel University  3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
95 University of Maryland, Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
96 University of Vermont Burlington, VT 05405, USA
97 University of Oklahoma  660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019, USA
98 Howard University 2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059, USA
99 Lehigh University 27 Memorial Dr W, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
100 The New School 72 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA

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