The Top Colleges/Universities in the U.S.

(not in a specific order)

1. Harvard University – Located in Cambridge Massachusetts, this school’s beautiful campus and amazing students give the school #1 top-ranked. Harvard is a private ivy league school with an acceptance rate of 5.2 percent as of 2021. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the United States , and is widely regarded in terms of its influence, reputation, and academic pedigree as a leading university in not just the U.S but also the world. 

2. University of California, Berkeley – In the heart of California, one of the most prestigious schools in the U.S. The school colors are blue and yellow. Berkeley’s acceptance rate was higher than both schools listed, at 16.3%. The school is public and offers instate and out of state students.   The school requires a GPA of 3.0 and out- of-state non residents a 3.4. The school’s policy maintains nothing lower than a C throughout high school. 

3. Stanford University – The academic school is located 35 miles from San Francisco. The school covers over 8,000 miles and is home to one of the largest campuses in the U.S, with seven different schools including the Graduate School of Business; School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; Graduate School of Education; School of Engineering; School of Humanities and Sciences; Law School; and School of Medicine. The name for the school’s sports teams is the Stanford Cardinals. They have many sports teams such as baseball, football, and basketball.. The acceptance rate being at 4.3% and a 4.0 GPA needed. This being one of the best choices for an ivy league. 

4. Princeton University- Princeton is a leading private research university in Princeton, NJ, and the fourth oldest college in the United States. Students are placed into one of six residential colleges and are guaranteed housing for all four years of school.Students at Princeton can choose from over 30 majors and 50 certificates. Popular programs are in the social sciences, STEM and public policy. Princeton aims to keep classes small and implements a precept system to facilitate more intimate group discussions outside of class. Every senior writes a thesis or conducts an independent research project. This private school is top in the ivy league. The average grant aid being around 55k. The acceptance rate is also very low. At 5.6% in 2020 Princeton’s population is around 9,000.

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