Affiliated institutions include the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and the Martin Luther King Jr.Research and Education Institute which grew out of and still contains the Martin Luther King Jr. Dating back over 900 years, this research university operates the world's oldest university museum and largest university press, as well as the largest academic library system in Britain.With 51,000 students, UT Austin is the flagship university of the larger, state-wide University of Texas system.Notable alumni include Rex Tillerson, Matthew Mc Conaughey, Roger Clemens and Mary Lou Retton.Kennedy, Bill Gates, Benazir Bhutto, and Barack and Michelle Obama.A state university with the elite status of a private school, and founded in 1868, Berkeley is the flagship institution of the University of California system.Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields as well as professional degrees in medicine, law, and dentistry. One of the original Ivy League schools, Yale dates back to 1701 and is known for its distinguished law school and research centers addressing topics as varied as Benjamin Franklin's writings, bioethics, magnetic resonance imaging research, and the Russian archives. Notable alumni include Bill and Hilary Clinton, Tom Wolfe, Oliver Stone, Paul Newman, Meryl Streep and Sonia Sotomayor. Princeton has no law school, medical school, business school, or divinity school, and is instead known as a research-driven think tank.Established in 1754, this private Ivy League research university in Manhattan has graduated many notable alumni, including five founding fathers of the U. As of 2011, Columbia counted among its alumni 125 Pulitzer Prize winners, 39 Oscar winners, and three U. It offers undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. This distinguished science research university boasts 80 Nobel laureates, 56 National Medal of Science winners, 43 Mac Arthur fellows, and 28 National Medal of Technology and Innovation winners. Above, MIT's Ray and Maria Stata Center, an academic complex designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry.
A leading Canadian research university, this massive institution has over 80,000 students, 20,000 faculty and staff, and 530,000 alumni around the world.
Dating back to 1209, Cambridge is the seventh-oldest university in the world.
A long list of famed scientists, mathematicians, and great minds either studied and/or taught there, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Francis Bacon, John Milton, Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, J. This private research university's professional schools focus on graduate programs in law, medicine, education and business.
Other notable alumni include Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and economist Milton Friedman.
This public research university is the state's oldest university, founded in 1817.
It offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study, with most of its 41,000 students enrolled in arts, science, medicine, engineering, and management.