In today’s post, we’re going to present you 10 of the most prestigious universities of 2018 from all over the world according to their successful results over the years.
1. Harvard University
Harvard University was established in 1636, and now it’s proud to be the oldest higher education institution in the United States. Past the years, they’ve been devoted to excellence and greatness in teaching, research, learning, and in developing remarkable leaders in plenty domains who have made a global difference.
All around the world, Harvard can praise with more than 360,000 alumni, and an enrollment number bigger than 20,000, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
2. Stanford University
Founded in 1885, Stanford University private institution is proud to have an enrolment number of 7,034 undergraduates and an 8,180 acres campus.
The University graduates have a high success rate, and for example, they have 30 living billionaires, 18 Turing Award recipients, 17 astronauts, and counting.
Presently, they are hosting over 15,568 full-time students, of whom 22% are international students, with a 42:58 female-male student ratio.
3. University of Cambridge
Cambridge University is the second oldest university in the world, established around 1209. Usually, Cambridge is ranked in the top 5 world’s universities, based on the high rate of its tests on the quality of its research.
Cambridge has 6 schools: Arts and Humanities, Humanities and Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Clinical Medicine, and Technology. Presently, it houses around 18,605 students of whom 35% are international students, with a 45:55 female-male student ratio.
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Founded in 1861, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a coeducational and independent private research university based. It houses around 11,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 1,000 faculty members.
Traditionally, MIT was famous for its education and research in engineering and physical sciences, and recently for economics, management, biology, and linguistics too. Between MIT’s alumni, we can proudly number 91 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Award winners, 34 astronauts, and counting.
5. University of California, Berkeley
UC Berkeley was founded in 1868, and it’ often ranked in at least top public universities from US and top 10 universities in the world. It offers around 350 graduate and undergraduate degree programs among which it counts a medical program at the top hospital in California.
Berkeley’s alumni, researchers, and faculty members number at least 104 Nobel laureates, 207 Olympic medals, 25 Turing Award winners, and 13 Fields Medalists.
6. Princeton University
Officially founded in 1746 under the name College of New Jersey, and later, in 1896 renamed as Princeton University, is the fourth oldest institution of higher knowledge in the US. In the lasts years, Princeton was proudly ranked first in 16 years among national universities according to U.S. News and World Report.
Princeton University is proud to number 63 Nobel laureates, 21 National Medal of Science winners, 14 Fields Medalists, 10 Turing Award laureates, and counting.
7. University of Oxford
Making the oldest university in the English-speaking world, University of Oxford’s date of foundation is not known, but the evidence of its existence dates as far back as 1096.
Currently, at the university are 19,718 students of whom 35% are international students and holds a 46:54 female-male ratio.
Oxford is proud for educating 69 Nobel Prize winners, 29 Nobel laureates, 27 prime ministers of UK, 6 Turing Award winners, 4 Fields Medalists, and counting.
8. Imperial College London
Established in 1907, Imperial College London is providing courses in medicine, science, business, and engineering and it’s currently hosting more than 15,000 students and 8,000 staff members. Its student population is composed of 52% of international students and has a 37:63 female-male ratio.
Ranked as the most innovative university in Europe, Imperial College London is proud to count 85 Fellows of the Medical Sciences, 84 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, 74 Fellows of the Royal Society, 14 Nobel laureates, and 3 Fields Medalists.
9. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Well-known for its strengths in engineering and science, California Institute of Technology (abbreviated Caltech) was established in 1891 by Amos G. Throop, initially as a vocational school by the name “Throop University” and renamed in 1920.
Having 22,930 alumni is currently considered the best university for technology and engineering in the world. Fitting its reputation Caltech has 72 Nobel laureates, 72 winners of the US National Medal of Technology or Science, 6 Turing Award winners, 4 Fields Medalists.
10. University of Chicago
A non-profit research and private institute, University of Chicago is well-known for its scholars have paid a major role in the development of several disciplines: law, religion, economics, sociology, literary criticism, and more.
Hosting more than13,525 students, over the years the University of Chicago is proud to number 97 Nobel laureates, 53 Rhodes Scholars, 24 Pulitzer Prize winners, 20 National Humanities Medals, 16 billionaire graduates, 9 Fields Medalists, 4 Turing Awards winners.
All in all, every university from the actual list of 2018 above is worthy of its name and prestige. There is no question of your success in life if you choose to follow any of these universities, especially if your passionate and a hard-working young individual.