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The universities of the USA are known for their academic supremacy. These universities present their courses with excellent research and cutting edge technology. The number of students taking admission in the USA is increasing at a higher pace. In 2017, around 186,000 students got admission in the USA. This number has increased to over 4,00,000; according to the report by the Indian government.
Here is a list of top universities of the USA along with the popular courses they are specialized in.
1. HARVARD UNIVERSITY
One of the oldest and most prestigious universities of the USA, had 624 Indian students enrolled in the year 2018-19 while 548 Indian students were enrolled in the year 2017-18. So, the number is increasing year by year. The most popular courses that Harvard University offers are specialization social sciences, biological sciences, business and management, physical sciences, and mathematics. The average freshman retention rate is an indicator that measures students’ satisfaction from the services offered by the institution and for Harvard University, this rate is 97% which is not surprising for World’s popular university.
2. STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Stanford University is also a private university known for its notable alumni as well as for its exceptional education. According to a report, every year 500 Indian students get admission in Stanford University. The university is known for majors in management, computer sciences, physics and medicines. A recent study shows that Stanford University is most suitable for engineering sciences, for around 40% of students worldwide.
3. MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
This institute is known for its technological research and well-equipped innovations. Students from all over the world have this university as their dream destination. MIT has been successful in combining academic education with intellectual; stimulation in their courses. Around 368 Indian students got admission to MIT in the year 2018-19 out of which 22 students were for undergraduate courses and 309 students were for post-graduation courses. MIT courses are specialized in computers and sciences, engineering, and physical sciences.
4. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
It’s a highly rated public institution whose admission process is highly competitive. The Indian student population at UCLA is around 1970 students in 2019-20. UNCLA has gained a lot of fame worldwide because of its outstanding academic programs and experience gaining knowledge. The popular courses of this university are majors in social sciences, biomedical sciences, and computer & information services.
5. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Columbia University is a private university that is also a part of the Ivy League. This university has a rigorous admission process due to which the acceptance rate is only 6% ( as of 2018). But India ranked 2nd among other countries with the highest number of students enrolled. In 2018, 1008 Indian students were enrolled. It seems ironic but is a good opportunity to get featured in one of the prestigious universities in the world. The top courses of this university are majors in psychology, biological sciences, biomedical sciences, and engineering.
6. YALE UNIVERSITY
Yale University is the third oldest university but a prominent university in the USA. This university follows a liberal arts curriculum. The acceptance rate of Yale University is 6.9%. About 175 students are currently enrolled in various programs at Yale University. Yale University majors in History, social sciences, mathematics, and statistics.
7. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
The University of Pennsylvania is famous for its academic excellence and joint degree programs which they are offering. This university emphasizes interdisciplinary education. The acceptance rate of the university for the year 2018 is 9.3% which is much better than other universities. The popular subjects in which this university provides specialization are management, marketing, biology, business, and medicine.
8. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
It is a private university that is also a part of the prestigious Ivy League that is enjoying much fame in the USA. Their education is hard but that is the main thing it is famous for. The university focuses on quality education for students who will make a difference in the world. The acceptance rate of this university is 6.4%. 182 Indian students got admission to Princeton University in the year 2018-19. the courses of Princeton University are specialized in biological and chemical sciences such as biomechanics, biotechnology, thermodynamics, etc.