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Northwestern University Guide


Northwestern University

Est. 1850

Location:

  • 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
  • Metra Train has frequent service to Evanston from Chicago and the northern suburbs on the Union Pacific/North Line.

Cost:

  • Tuition $52,239, Room & board $16,047
  • Total cost $72,980
  • 62% of undergraduates receive financial aid

Schools:

  • Art & Sciences, Communication, Education, McCormick Engineering & Applied Science, Graduate, Media, Pritzker school of Law, Kellogg school of Management, Feinberg school of Medicine, Bienen school of Music, Professional Studies, Northwestern University Qatar
  • Three campuses

Rankings:

  • #2oth World University # =13th US Colleges (Times Higher Edu) 
  • # 5 Business School , # 10 Law school, #17 Medical school (US News & World Report)
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Caltech Guide

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

CALTECH CAMPUS
CALTECH CAMPUS

EST 1891

CITY: Pasadena, California

About: Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute. The Institute has one of the nation’s lowest student-to-faculty ratios, with 300 professorial faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research.

Student Size: 1,000 undergraduates and 1,250 graduate students.

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TUITION:

  • Average need-based financial-aid package: $38,983

Rank:

  • #5 QS World University Rankings
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Harvey Mudd Guide

 Harvey Mudd College

HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE
HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE

Est 1955

City: Claremont, California. (Outside LA).

About:  One of the premier engineering, science and mathematics colleges in the United States. Mudd offers nine engineering, science and mathematics-based majors, all grounded in a solid core curriculum that includes a healthy dose of humanities and social science courses.

Number of students: about 800

TUITION:

  • Tuition: $52,383
  • Room and board: $17,051
  • Financial Aid: About 75 percent of students receive financial aid

Rank

US news & world best colleges 17

  • No. 1 – Most Innovative Schools

Princeton Review 16-17

  • No. 1 – Best Career Placement
  • No. 3 – Top 25 Colleges That Pay You Back for Students With No Demonstrated Need
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5 Non Ivy Colleges To Apply

While applying to an Ivy League college is a priority for high achievers, there are equally as great colleges you should consider applying to which are outside the Ivy League fraternity. Here are 5 top colleges you should consider applying to study at. Getting admitted to one of these top US colleges may even be better than an Ivy degree.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

City: Cambridge, MA

Ranked:

 #1 by QS World University Rankings

#1 STEM College ( for science, technology, engineering, and math). Forbes 2016 -2017

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Undergraduate $48,452

Total price including (dining & accom) $65,478

 

      2. Stanford University Stanford

Est 1891

City: Palo Alto, California 

Rank: 

#2 QS World university Rankings

Located in Silicon Valley a short distance from Google, HP and Yahoo. 97% of undergraduates live on campus. 20 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community. Offers arguably the best MBA in the US.

 

3. Georgetown University 

Georgetown UniversityEst 1789

About: Georgetown University is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher learning in the United States. John Carroll’s founding of Georgetown College coincides with the birth of our nation.

City: Located in Washington, D.C.

TUITION* (FY2017)

Undergraduate: $49,968
Graduate: $46,272
MBA: $55,050
Law: $57,576
Medicine: $49,772

4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

CALTECH CAMPUS
CALTECH CAMPUS

EST 1891

CITY: Pasadena, California

About: Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute. The Institute has one of the nation’s lowest student-to-faculty ratios, with 300 professorial faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research

Student Size: 1,000 undergraduates and 1,250 graduate students.

TUITION:

  • Average need-based financial-aid package: $38,983

Rank:

  • #5 QS World University Rankings

 

5. Harvey Mudd College

HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE
HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE

Est 1955

City: Claremont, California. (Outside LA).

About: We’re one of the premier engineering, science and mathematics colleges in the United States. Mudd offers nine engineering, science and mathematics-based majors, all grounded in a solid core curriculum that includes a healthy dose of humanities and social science courses.

Number of students: about 800

TUITION:

  • Tuition: $52,383
  • Room and board: $17,051
  • Financial Aid: About 75 percent of students receive financial aid

Rank

US news & world best colleges 17

  • No. 1 – Most Innovative Schools

Princeton Review 16-17

  • No. 1 – Best Career Placement
  • No. 3 – Top 25 Colleges That Pay You Back for Students With No Demonstrated Need

 

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Harvey Mudd College Guide

Harvey Mudd College

City: Claremont, California 

Harvey Mudd College

Forbes 2016

  • No. 1 – Top Colleges That Produce the Highest Earning Grads
  • No. 59 – Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges, 2016
  • No. 10 – Forbes’ Top 25 Western Colleges, 2016

Princeton Review 2016–17

From Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck, 2016 edition:

  • No. 1 – Best Career Placement
  • No. 3 – Top 25 Colleges That Pay You Back for Students With No Demonstrated Need
  • No. 4 – Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back
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Georgetown Guide

Georgetown University

Georgetown University

Established: 1789

History: Georgetown University is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher learning in the United States. John Carroll’s founding of Georgetown College coincides with the birth of our nation.

City: Located in Washington, D.C.

TUITION* (FY2017)

Undergraduate: $49,968
Graduate: $46,272
MBA: $55,050
Law: $57,576
Medicine: $49,772

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Stanford Guide

Stanford University 

Est. 1885

Location: 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94305

Located in Silicon Valley a short distance from Google, HP and Yahoo. 97% of undergraduates live on campus. 20 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community. Stanford ranks as one of the best universities in the world!

Schools:

  • 7 Schools:  Business, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Law, Medicine.
  • 1,739 Freshmen admitted

Ranking: 

  • #1 US College # 3 World University (Times Higher Edu) #2 QS World university Rankings

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Cost:

  • 70% undergraduates receive assistance for tuition cost
  •  Undergraduate quarterly cost (2016-17), Tuition $15,777

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