There are a number of global rankings that determine educational institutions around the world that provide the highest quality education. The most authoritative ratings are:

ranking U.S.News — compiled by the American news agency U.S. News & World Report;
QS ranking – compiled by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds, specializing in the analysis of universities around the world;
Times Higher Education – compiled by the weekly of the same name, which is dedicated to higher education issues;
Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking) – compiled by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy agency.

For several decades, American universities have consistently occupied leading positions in all global rankings. This testifies to the high quality of education and the huge opportunities that open up to students.

To date , the ranking of US universities is as follows:

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the best educational institution in the world where you can get a technical education. It is famous for educational programs in the field of engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence, as well as mathematics, chemistry and physics.

Stanford University is a private university, which is one of the most reputable research universities. The structure of the educational institution includes technical, medical, law and other faculties, research centers and a business school.

Harvard University is the oldest higher education institution in the USA, which is known far beyond America. It is the richest university in the world – the target capital of the university is 37.1 billion dollars.

The California Institute of Technology is a private educational institution whose main specialization is exact sciences and engineering. The university-owned jet propulsion laboratory provides most of NASA’s satellite launches.

The University of Chicago – founded at the end of the XIX century with the assistance of John Rockefeller, the university is known for its high level of training in economics, law, sociology and nuclear physics.

Princeton University is one of the oldest American universities, famous for its strong educational programs in the fields of technical, social, humanities and natural sciences.

Cornell University is known for its fundamental approach to teaching students. The most prestigious academic programs of the university are engineering, biomedicine, marketing and business.

Yale University – founded in 1701, the university has 65 departments that offer over 2,000 courses. Specialists in medicine, law, business, environmental protection, theology, architecture, as well as actors, musicians and artists are being trained.

Johns Hopkins University, an educational institution with branches in Italy and China, is one of the largest contractors of military orders. The funding received by the university for military research exceeds the military budgets of many countries of the world.

Columbia University – founded in 1754, the university occupies 6 blocks of Manhattan. The educational institution is known for its strong educational programs in various fields, as well as the School of journalism, which annually awards the prestigious Pulitzer Prize.