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Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and 10 graduate schools including the Harvard Business, Law, and Medical schools. The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard was created when Radcliffe College and Harvard University merged in 1999. Harvard has about 21,000 students -- two-thirds of whom are enrolled in graduate or professional programs -- and 2,100 faculty members. Harvard's endowment of some $27 billion is the largest of any university in the world. (Yale ranks #2.)
At Michigan, you are part of something greater, contributing to a mission of discovery and care. You are valued for your time and talent. You are supported with benefits to promote health, well-being, and balance. And you are challenged with opportunities to grow, personally and professionally. Be your best self at Michigan.
Children's Hospital Boston is an elder in the world of pediatric care. The 400-bed hospital offers acute health care and specialty services for children from birth to age 21. The medical center is also Harvard Medical School's main teaching hospital for children's health care, and it is the world's largest pediatric research center. Its John F. Enders Pediatric Research facility provides research for the treatment of childhood diseases. Specialty services include cardiovascular surgery, digestive care, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, transplants, blood diseases, and fetal care. The not-for-profit hospital was founded in 1869.
Stanford is one of the world's leading research universities, boasting respected and entrepreneurial programs in business, earth, engineering, law, medicine, education and humanities and sciences. Stanford serves approximately 7,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 graduate students with a student-teacher ratio of about 4:1. In 2015, Stanford has over 5,000 research projects with a $1.33 billion budget. There are 2,200 faculty members and 13,000 staff members, including employees in the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, which is a partnership with the Department of Energy. Stanford’s campus, consisting of over 8,000 acres, continues to expand beyond The Farm. As the campus grows, with locations throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, so does our pioneering spirit and ability to innovate, discover and explore new fields. A private institution, Stanford is supported through an endowment of more than $21 billion, one of the largest in the US.
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. The little things we do every day add up to big breakthroughs. Making a difference in the lives of millions starts when you make a change in yours. From the beginning, Genentech has been a team of highly dedicated, passionate individuals. We pride ourselves on a culture of openness, integrity and creativity. Learn more about what we do, and maybe even join our team. No matter who you are or what role you play, you’ll help change the face of medicine, and make a real difference in the lives people facing the most challenging medical conditions.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world's oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 41 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available as we work to discover more-effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world.
Founded in 1876 with a $7 million bequest from its namesake, The Johns Hopkins University established its reputation from the beginning by molding itself in the image of a European research institution. While renowned for its School of Medicine, the private university offers 50 majors and 40 minors spanning fields of study including arts and sciences, business, and international studies. 2010 fall enrollment was just about 7,000 students. Johns Hopkins, has about a half-dozen campuses in Maryland and Washington, DC, as well as international facilities in China and Italy. The student-teacher ratio is 12:1. The affiliated Johns Hopkins Health System provides health care from its three Baltimore-area hospitals.
Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy that the needs of the patient come first. For more than 100 years, millions of people from all walks of life have found answers at Mayo Clinic. These patients tell us they leave Mayo Clinic with peace of mind knowing they received care from the world's leading experts. 4,878 physicians and scientists and 60,336 allied health staff work at Mayo, which has campuses in Rochester, Minn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz. Mayo Clinic also serves over 70 communities through Mayo Clinic Health System with locations in MN, IA, and WI. Collectively, these locations care for more than 1 million people each year. Mayo Clinic reinvests everything we earn into improving medical practice, research and education.
What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its Chicago campus houses the schools of law and medicine, as well as several hospitals of the McGaw Medical Center. With a faculty of 2,500, the school has a student-teacher ratio of 7:1. NU is home to several research centers and community outreach programs; it also has a branch in Qatar. It is the only private member of the Big 10 conference; varsity sports include baseball, football, basketball, and fencing.
Consisting of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Health System, Johns Hopkins Medicine oversees five area hospitals (with a combined total of more than 1,890 beds), in addition to the academic offerings of the medical school and and a nursing program. It also operates a pediatric facility in Florida. Other facilities and programs include community clinics, a home health care provider, and its own managed care plan. Johns Hopkins Medicine was created in the mid-1990s to unify the school of medicine and health system under one enterprise.