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Since its founding in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh has established itself as one of the most comprehensive public research universities in the nation. With an enrollment of more than 34,000 students, the University is one of the oldest and most distinguished institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Association of American Universities. The University of Pittsburgh is internationally respected as a center for learning and research that supports the needs and interests of more than 13,000 faculty members, research associates and staff members. Pitt has served as an integral partner and key player in driving the growth of the education and health services supersector in the Pittsburgh metropolitan region. Pitt is the fifth largest employer in the City of Pittsburgh. University of Pittsburgh research has been a key source of economic growth, and since 1995, Pitt has attracted nearly $9.5 billion in sponsored research support into the region.
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.
Higher education is at the core of this Big Apple institution. The setting and heritage of New York University (NYU) make it one of the nation's most popular educational institutions. With more than 50,000 students attending its 14 schools and colleges, NYU is among the largest private schools in the US. Its Tisch School of the Arts is well-regarded, and its law school and Leonard N. Stern School of Business are among the foremost in the country. NYU occupies five major centers in Manhattan; its Washington Square campus is in the heart of Greenwich Village. The school was founded in 1831. Notable alumni include former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and film producer Oliver Stone.
USC, one of the world’s leading private research universities, is an anchor institution in Los Angeles. USC’s diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments. In a comprehensive new ranking, The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranked USC 15th among 1,061 public and private universities. Representing California, only USC, Stanford, and Caltech appear in the top 25, and among 150 colleges and universities in the western United States, USC ranks third. USC’s distinguished faculty of 4,000 innovative scholars, researchers, teachers and mentors includes five Nobel laureates, and dozens of recipients of prestigious national honors including the MacArthur “Genius” Award, Guggenheim Award, the National Medal of the Arts, the National Humanities Medal, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and Pulitzer Prize.
UIC is Chicago's largest university with more than 30,000 students, 12,000 employees, 15 colleges and the state's major public medical center.
The state of Florida has affection for at least one type of Hurricane. The University of Miami (UM), whose Hurricane sports teams are legendary competitors on the playing field, has been instructing students in the Sunshine State since 1925. UM enrolls more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students annually. Academic offerings include about 275 undergraduate, graduate, and professional areas of study. The school has five campuses throughout south Florida including its main campus in Coral Gables and a medical campus in Miami. While it boasts highly rated academic programs (with a student-teacher ratio of 11:1), UM may be best known for its many national championships in men's and women's sports.
Having been founded even before the United States, Rutgers University can teach its students a thing or two about history. Founded in 1766 as Queen's College, the university was the colonies' eighth institution of higher education. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees from more than two dozen schools and colleges on three campuses (Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick/Piscataway, New Jersey). Rutgers has about 57,000 students and some 4,000 faculty members. The university's schools and colleges offer undergraduate majors in more than 100 fields, including business and law. Rutgers' name changed in 1825 to honor Revolutionary War hero and alumnus Colonel Henry Rutgers.
Where better to worship a good education than at Temple University? Part of Pennsylvania's Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Temple has nine campuses in the Philadelphia area, as well as in Tokyo and Rome and educational programs in China, Greece, France, Israel, and the UK. About 40,000 students are enrolled in Temple's 320 academic programs. Temple's Health Sciences Center includes Temple University Hospital and schools that teach medicine and dentistry. The system has a student-teacher ratio of about 21:1. Dr. Russell Conwell founded Temple University in 1884; it was incorporated as Temple University in 1907.
There’s a reason Penn State consistently ranks among the top one percent of the world’s universities. Across 24 campuses, our 100,000 students and 40,000 faculty and staff know the real measure of success goes beyond the classroom – it’s the positive impact made on communities across the world. Our ideals stem from our origins as Pennsylvania’s sole land-grant institution, which allow us to continue to bring positive impact to humanity through our teaching, research, and engagement mission. And across the world is a community of Penn Staters – more than half a million strong – driven by that same spirit to serve our local and global communities. At Penn State, passion is met with collaboration in an environment that is rooted in shared pride for the accomplishments of our fellow students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Penn Staters cheer each other on to build a culture committed to service and engagement. Our University values represent our core ethical aspirations for all our daily activities and actions as students, faculty, staff, and volunteers at Penn State. Are Values are as follows; Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, Excellence, and Community. We Are Penn State. One Community. Impacting Many.
As one of the most innovative universities in the world, the University of Washington hires people who constantly seek new ways to advance the public good. Our more than 31,000 employees are driven to become a part of something greater than themselves by creating student access to excellent higher education, conducting ground-breaking research, offering life-saving patient care, and serving people in Washington and around the world. A university committed to advancing inclusion and operating sustainably, the UW is consistently honored as a “Great College to Work For” and ranked #5 on Forbes’ “Best Employers in Washington” list. The UW was founded in 1861 and provides world-renowned education to more than 54,000 students each year. We have schools and research programs on our Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses, and offer cutting-edge medical care at our Montlake, Northwest and Harborview Medical Centers in Seattle, Valley Medical Center in Renton, and clinics throughout the region. The UW is the 5th largest employer in the state of Washington, sustaining one out of every 37 jobs, and has an economic impact exceeding $15 billion per year.