If you are looking forward to study in the finest universities in the USA, then go ahead and read about these top universities, which will help you to seek a better options and give you great exposure.
- Cornell University
Cornell University is currently ranked 16th in the world, and is among the top 10 US universities. A member of the prestigious Ivy League group, it offers a range of both academic and more vocational courses. Laying claim to being the first US university to offer a degree in veterinary medicine, Cornell University also bears the title of the first US university to teach modern Far-Eastern languages.
Cornell University’s main campus is actually in Ithaca, around 200 miles to the north-west of New York City, but it also has a strong presence in NYC. Its medical campus can be found in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and the Cornell Tech campus is in the Chelsea district, with an ambitious new campus currently under construction on Roosevelt Island – the island located in the middle of the river that separates Manhattan Island and the borough of Queens – set for opening in 2017. Cornell University’s schools of financial engineering and architecture are also based in Manhattan.
- Columbia University
Next on our list of top universities in New York City, Columbia University is currently 20th in the QS World University Rankings, and 11th amongst other top US universities. Another member of the prestigious Ivy league, it boasts famous alumni including US President Barack Obama. A world-leading center of research, Columbia University has a strong offering across the full subject spectrum. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016, Columbia appears in the rankings for an impressive 38 out of a possible 42 subjects, including the top 10 for English language and literature, earth and marine sciences, history, social policy and administration and law.
Columbia University has a central location in the Upper West Side of Manhattan – close to the northern tip of Central Park and just off Broadway, the boulevard which gives its name to New York’s famous theater scene. It boasts a highly diverse faculty (over 3,800 academic staff) and the third-largest international student population of any US university, with 32% of its 30,300 students coming from outside the US.
- New York University (NYU)
New York University (NYU) is another of the top universities in New York City which is ranked among the world’s best, at joint 46th this year. Notably, New York University has a strong focus on internationalization, with a number of branch campuses around the world and an impressive study abroad program. As well as helping its own students spend time abroad, NYU also counts a large number of international students among its extensive student community.
While NYU has several New York locations, its main hub is the Washington Square campus, in Greenwich Village. Dubbed ‘the Village’, this area of Lower Manhattan is famed as one of New York City’s most creative and bohemian localities, offering a great atmosphere for NYU students. Over the years the school has attracted an eclectic mix of writers, artists, musicians and intellectuals to study in New York – and no doubt this is all part of the appeal for many creatively minded students.