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Top 10 Best Universities In The United States

Zak Ben - Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Like every year the "National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute", an organization that deals with analyzing, among other things, the financial positions of the universities of United States and Canada, has released a study (link) containing the ranking of universities "with financially". In first place is confirmed once again for posting Harvard with $ 32 billion for 2013, increasing compared to the .375 30.435 2012. In This ranking i add the best universities on USA for business, medicine, computer science..

In last place, 849a the location University of Southern Virginia, with only 714,000$. Note the supplied $ 537mln average for universities in the United States. Mind-boggling Numbers if you think Queens of the old continent, Cambridge and Oxford, he showed on "just" 5 billion each. But here's the top 10 US universities:

Top 10 Best Universities In The United States 


With 7.8 billion dollars, Northwestern University is a private University located in Evanston and Chicago in the State of Illinois. It was founded in 1851. The main campus of Northwestern is approximately 97 acres, located in Evanston, on Lake Michigan. Northwestern's professional schools are located in Chicago, on a campus of 10.1 hectares close to the Magnificent Mile. The University has approximately 15,000 full-time students and employs approximately 7,100 among professors and other employees.


In possession of $ 8.2 billion , endowment was founded in 1754 by King George II of Great Britain, i.e. where the legitimate Government in New York was that of Her Britannic Majesty. Located in New York City on the Western side of the island of Manhattan, on the Upper West Side. The core of the University was the King's College, whose name is still on the lintel of the main building that has housed the library, but the official name changed in 1784 when, with the American Revolution, became Columbia College, thus emphasizing the distant mainland European ancestries precolonial. In 1896 he became Columbia University in the city of New York ": name that still maintains.


With $ 8.3 billion of endowment is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Consists of 3 regional fields, located in Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint. The name of all university sports teams is 24 Wolverines. Was founded in 1817 in Detroit and from 1837 is headquartered in Ann Arbor. Among his former students Larry Page, co-founder of Google.


$ 8.7 billion for the Texas A & M University System (University system of Texas A & M). Considered one of the largest higher education systems in the United States of America, includes 11 universities and with this system is dedicated to the education of more than 100,000 students. It was founded in 1948, thanks to the work of Gibb Gilchrist the system spread rapidly. Originally called Texas A & M College System in 1968 changed the name.

6. MIT

$ 11 billion for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the most important research universities in the world, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Opened in Boston in 1861 by William Barton Rogers, who served as its first Rector, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at first dedicated to applied research in industry, has grown into 5 schools and 32 departments, organizing undergraduate and post-graduate.


Well $ 18.2 billion for the Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey in the United States, is one of the leading universities of the Ivy League and is recognized as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It is also the fourth oldest institution of higher education of the United States. It was founded as the College of New Jersey in 1746, and was originally located in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The school moved to Princeton in 1756, still with its original name. The name was officially changed to "Princeton University" in 1896. Although originally was a Presbyterian institution, the University today is no longer the confessional and requires no religious statement to his students.


Off a little Princeton with his 18, $ 7 billion of that came the Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University, is a private University of the United States of America, located in California, Santa Clara County, about 60 miles south of San Francisco. Adjacent to the city of Palo Alto, Stanford University is in the heart of Silicon Valley. Stanford scholars or some of its alumni have created companies such as Apple, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Electronic Arts, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, Cisco Systems.


For $ 8.7 billion of the University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions Texans, whose nine universities and six health institutions; the latter are called The University of Texas Health Science Center. The system also offers online courses. Currently enrolled students are over 190,000. Its headquarters is in Austin, home to 50,000 students and more than 2,700 teachers. In it there are mainly technology-related faculty and computing.


In second place, with $ 20.8 billion is from Yale University. Founded in 1701 as the Collegiate School, later renamed Yale College to honor a large donation from Elihu Yale, a Governor of the East India Company in 1861, the Graduate School of Arts and Science was the first school of the United States to confer the title of Philosophiae Doctor, the third level degree, which is equivalent to PhD. It is one of the most elite universities in the world (Oxford, Princeton and Harvard) and many prominent personalities to be laureate us here, as many are those recorded in the register of the secret society Skull & Bones, which was based at it, the fact that he asked the brotherhood at a higher quality than those found in other universities.


Once lonely and undisputed Queen, WINS for Harvard ($ 32.3 billion). Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the metropolitan area of the city of Boston, was established with private contributions from those handed out in 1636, by John Harvard, and is part of the Ivy League. Harvard is the oldest institution of the United States of America and the first Corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) registered in the nation. The history, the influence and wealth of Harvard have made her one of the most prestigious universities in the world.