List of all universities and colleges

University College London

University College London

Established in 1826, the University College of London is the oldest and biggest college associated with the University of London. It was the first university to be founded in London; it was the first school to admit students no matter what their religion or sex. This open door policy is still reflected today by the schools ancient motto: Let all who come by merit deserve the most rewar

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University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Between its plentiful campuses, the school comprises of over 15,000 enrolled students. With one of the largest university presses in the United States, and affiliation with 87 Nobel Laureates, 49 Rhodes Scholars and 9 Fields Medalists, the school certainly has a history of scholarly successes. First founded in 1890 by the United States Baptist Education Society, the school’s fi

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California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

Also known as Caltech, the California Institute of Technology was originally established in 1891. Located near downtown Los Angeles, Caltech is a rather small campus constituting 124 acres with a little over 2000 students, and almost 300 academic staff. Despite its small beginnings as a vocational school, Caltech is now considered a mecca for science and engineering students. Caltech b

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Columbia University

Columbia University

The oldest university-leve l educational institution in the state of New York, Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King’s College. Renamed Columbia College in 1784, then under the direction of a private board of trustees was renamed Columbia University in 1896. Also in 1896 the school moved to a neighborhood in Manhattan called Morningside Heights, where it still remains and takes up m

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University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

One of the oldest universities, the University of Cambridge is located in Cambridge, United Kingdom and has beginnings that go all the way back to 1209 through a group of Cambridge scholars. The school maintains its reputation as one of the best in the world, according to certain world university rankings. The school’s main rival and contender remains Oxford, another popular unive

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