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December 5, 2017 Study Abroad
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Top 10 Popular Universities Among Indian Students in The US

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Do you desire to study in an American Universities? Here are the Most Popular Universities for Indians in US…

Do you know that the number of Indian students in the USA has increased five times since the 90s? From 33,818 in 1997-98 to 165,918 in 2015-16. And Indian students make up 15.9% of all international students in the USA. The USA because of its quality education and emphasis on research has been the most preferred destination for higher education for students from India and other South Asian countries. And add to it the job opportunities in the US. So its natural for students from here to prefer the US over a European university, even though higher education is free in Europe. Below, we have compiled the most popular universities for Indian students in the USA

List of top 10 Popular Universities for Indians in the USA:

1) Harvard University

Harvard University is one of the oldest university in the USA. It was established in 1636 and is one of the most prestigious university in the world. The 5,000-acre campus houses with 12 schools that award degrees in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, two theatres, and five museums. It also has the largest academic library in the world, with 20.4 million volumes, 180,000 serial titles, an estimated 400 million manuscript items, 10 million photographs, 124 million archived web pages and 5.4 terabytes of born-digital archives and manuscripts.

US College Rankings 2018: 1

World University Rankings 2018: 6

Location: Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138, United States.

Contact:  +1 617 495 1000

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fees– $45278 (29,23,995.48 INR)

Room & Boarding– $15381 (9,93,253.02 INR)

2) Columbia University

Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King’s College by Royal Charter of King George II of England. It is one of the oldest university in the USA. The main campus is in the heart of New York City on Broadway. It also has two facilities outside Manhattan: Nevis Laboratories, a center for the study of high-energy experimental particle and nuclear physics in Irvington, New York, and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, New York. The main landmark is the Low Memorial Library which was built in the Roman Classical style and still houses the university’s central administration offices.

US College Rankings 2018: 2

World University Rankings 2018: 14

Location: 116th and Broadway, New York, New York, 10027, United States

Contact:  +1 212 854 9752

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $ 53,000 (34,22,404.17 INR)

Room & Boarding– $12,860 (8,30,521.22 INR)

3) Massachusetts Institute of Technology

It was established in 1861 with an aim to extend knowledge and prepare students in science, technology and other fields of study that will best benefit the nation and world today. It is an independent, coeducational, private research university situated in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT is currently organized into five different schools: architecture and planning, engineering, humanities, arts and social sciences, management and science. Around 1,000 faculty members and over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students reside within the premises. MIT’s current areas of research include digital learning, sustainable energy, Big Data, human health and much more.

US College Rankings 2018: 3

World University Rankings 2018: 5

Location: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139-4307, United States

Contact:  +1 617 253 1000

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee-$46,704 (30,16,411.89 INR)

Room & Board– $ 13,730 (8,86,509.01 INR)

4) Stanford University

It was founded in 1885 by Jane and Leyland Stanford with an aim to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization. Being one of the largest campuses in the United States, it is situated on 8180 acres with 18 interdisciplinary research institutes and seven schools on a single campus: 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. It has more than 16,300 students, 2,180 faculty, and 1,800 postdoctoral scholars.

US College Rankings 2018: 3

World University Rankings 2018: 3

Location: 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, California, 94305–2004, United States

Contact:  +1 650 723 2300

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $ 46,320 (29,90,575.18 INR)

Room & Boarding– $ 14,107 (9,10,775.44 INR)

5) Duke University

It was founded in 1838 as the Trinity College but later became famous as Duke University in 1924 after the establishment of Duke Endowment. There are 10 schools and colleges; the oldest is Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, that was founded in 1859, and the youngest is the Nicholas School of the Environment, established just 25 years ago. Sports and performance art both thrive at Duke University, which competes in athletics and basketball and hosts more than 60 art events a year. The university has an extensive private research library network, with three libraries on its West Campus, two on its East Campus, a library at the marine laboratory and separate libraries for business, divinity, law, and medicine.

US College Rankings 2018: 5

World University Rankings 2018: 17

Location: Durham, North Carolina, 27708, United States

Contact:  +1 919 684 8111

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $ 49,241 (31,79,466.98 INR)

Room & Boarding– $ 14,032 (9,06,185.29 INR)

6) Yale University

This University came into existence in 1701 as the Collegiate School in Saybrook, Connecticut. It is the first university in the US to award a Ph.D., in 1861. The university is consists of 14 schools, and students follow a liberal arts curriculum, covering humanities and arts, sciences, and social sciences before choosing a departmental major. Students also receive instruction in writing skills, quantitative reasoning, and foreign languages. There are 12 historic colleges, and construction of two more was done in 2014. Yale’s campus includes many famous buildings, such as the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Peabody Museum of Natural History, and the Sterling Memorial Library.

US College Rankings 2018: 6

World University Rankings 2018: 12

Location: New Haven, Connecticut, 06520, United States

Contact:  +1 203 432 4771

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $ 47,600 (30,70,079.17 INR)

Room & Boarding– $ 14,600 (9,41,531.75 INR)

7) California Institute of Technology

Caltech is famous for its science and engineering research. It has six academic divisions with a strong emphasis on research and teaching of science and technology. It has a high research output and alongside many high-quality facilities, both on campus and globally. This includes the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Caltech Seismological Laboratory, and the International Observatory Network.

US College Rankings 2018: 7

World University Rankings 2018: 3

Location: 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, California, 91125, United States.

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $ 45,390 (29,27,706.23 INR)

Room & Boarding– $ 13,371 (8,62,639.12INR)

8) University of Pennsylvania

Although Penn’s origin dates back in 1740, it was 30 years later when it was granted the University status. Since then, it has become a sprawling 302-acre campus with 200 buildings. It boasts many notable “first” landmarks on campus including the country’s first student union, double-decker college football stadium, and the world’s first collegiate business school – The Wharton School.

US College Rankings 2018: 8

World University Rankings 2018: 10

Location: 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, United States.

Contact:  +1 215 898 5000

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $ 49,536 (31,95,189.68 INR)

Room & Board- $ 13,990 (9,02,275.50 INR)

9) Princeton University

Princeton University came into existence in 1746 as the College of New Jersey. It opened its famous graduate school in 1900. It is one of the world’s foremost research universities with connections to more than 40 Nobel laureates, 17 winners of the National Medal of Science and five recipients of the National Humanities Medal. Spread across 500 acres, the Princeton campus has about 180 buildings, including 10 libraries containing about 14 million holdings. It is popular with visitors, with about 800,000 people visiting its open campus each year, generating about $2 billion in revenue.

US College Rankings 2018: 9

World University Rankings 2018: 7

Location: Princeton, New Jersey, 08544, United States.

Contact:  +1 609 258 3000

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $43,450 (28,02,331.39 INR)

Room & Boarding– $14,160 (9,13,152.25 INR)

10) Cornell University

Founded in 1865, it is a private Ivy League university with a mission to “discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge”. Cornell has six locations across the world with its main campus in Ithaca, New York State. It covers 2300 acres of the Finger Lakes region. It also has a graduate school of medical sciences in New York City, a base in Rome where students study art, architecture and urban planning, a center for students to gain work experience in Washington DC, and a medical college at Education City in Doha, Qatar.

US College Rankings 2018: 10

World University Rankings 2018: 19

Location: Day Hall Lobby, Ithaca, New York, 14853, United States.

Contact:  +1 607 254 4636

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee– $49,116 (31,68,199.75 INR)

Room & Boarding– $13,678 (8,82,247.22 INR)

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