Top 10 colleges for undergraduate degree in the US

By Vidhya Shree

Pursuing undergraduate degree is a step towards growth in knowledge and working in a rewarding career. Better scope and range for research studies is flexible and simpler in foreign universities, and most preferably, in the US.

Winning the chance to go to the US is quite a deal. Moreover, getting the right ticket to the top notch universities is not a cake walk. Although it may seem challenging to choose the best universities for your undergraduate degree, you can undoubtedly find many colleges in the US that have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. In addition, all round student development would be the focal point of some of these US-based universities for undergraduate programmes. Finer opportunities bring better prospects to the lives of undergraduate learners in US.

According to the survey conducted by the U.S. News, here is the list of 10 colleges that have received most number of votes for their focus on undergraduate teaching, carrying higher probability of success in your pursuit of a worthwhile career, along with some of their most popular majors and student services.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

  • Dartmouth College is a private, coed institution founded in 1769.
  • It is located in Hanover, New Hampshire; in a rural setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 4,193.
  • The most popular majors at Dartmouth college include: Economics, General; Political Science and Government, General; Psychology, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and History, General.
  • The institution offers student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service and health insurance.

Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey

  • Princeton University is a private, coed institution founded in 1746.
  • The college is located in the Princeton, New Jersey in a suburban setting.
  • Total undergraduate enrollment is 5,336.
  • The most popular majors at Princeton University include: Economics, General; Political Science and Government, General; Public Policy Analysis, General; History, General; and Molecular Biology.
  • The university offers student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, health service, and health insurance.

College of William and Mary Williamsburg, Virginia

  • College of William and Mary is a public, coed institution, which was founded in 1693.
  • The college is located in Williamsburg, Virginia; in a suburban setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 6,171.
  • The school has more than 30 undergraduate programmes. The most popular majors include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; English Language and Literature/Letters; and Psychology.
  • The school offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance.

Miami University--Oxford Oxford, Ohio

  • Miami University--Oxford is a public, coed college, that was founded in 1809.
  • It is located in Oxford, Ohio in a rural setting.
  • It has a total of 15,081, undergraduate enrollment.
  • The most popular majors at Miami University--Oxford include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Psychology.
  • Miami University--Oxford offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance.

Yale University New Haven, Connecticut

  • Yale University is a private, coed institution, founded in 1701.
  • The institution is located in New Haven, Connecticut in a urban setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 5,405.
  • The most popular majors at Yale University include: Political Science and Government, General; Economics, General; History, General; Psychology, General; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Yale University offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance.

University of Maryland--Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland

  • University of Maryland--Baltimore County is a public, coed college, founded in 1963.
  • The institution is located in Baltimore, Maryland in a suburban setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 10,953.
  • The most popular majors at University of Maryland--Baltimore County include: Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Psychology; and Visual and Performing Arts.
  • The school offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance.

Duke University Durham, North Carolina

  • Duke University is a private, coed university, founded in 1838.
  • The university is located in Durham, North Carolina in a suburban setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 6,655.
  • The university has a religious affiliation of Methodist.
  • Duke University offers a number of student services including women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance.

University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, California

  • University of California--Berkeley is a public, coed institution, that was founded in 1868.
  • The institution is located in Berkeley, California in a urban setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 25,774.
  • The most popular majors at University of California--Berkeley include: Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies.
  • University of California--Berkeley offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc).

Brown University Providence, Rhode Island

  • Brown University is a private, coed institution, was founded in 1764.
  • The institution is located in Providence, Rhode Island in a urban setting.
  • The total undergraduate enrollment is 6.435.
  • The most popular majors at Brown University include: Economics, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; International Relations and Affairs; Engineering, General; and Neuroscience.
  • Brown University offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance.

Standford University Standford, California

  • Standford University is a private, coed institution, founded in 1885.
  • The institution is located in Standford, California in a suburban setting.
  • It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,063.
  • The most popular majors at Stanford University include: Social Sciences; Engineering; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; and Physical Sciences.
  • Stanford University offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance.

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