We all known that the best American universities (Also known as美国大学) are usually very hard to get in. If you are not qualifying for elite private universities, this article will introduce three very good universities that are easier to get in but still very competitive. They are Brandeis University, Villanova university and University of Colorado Boulder.
Brandeis University (布兰迪斯大学)
Brandeis University is a private, top-notch research university located in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. It was founded in 1948 and has enjoyed a high reputation for more than 60 years. The name of Jewish Harvard is known as “the youngest major research university in the United States”. Brandeis University advocates small classes, with the concept of nurturing elites. The total number of undergraduate and graduate students is only about 5,600. Brandeis University is ranked among the top five universities in Boston and one of the eight research universities. The other four prestigious schools are Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Tufts University, and Boston College. Brandeis University is among the best in the United States in business, biochemistry, economics, physics, mathematics, or humanities. It is a top-notch university that is constantly improving, and is a top-ranking university in the United States. Among the alumni are five Pulitzer Prize winners, a Turing Award winner and a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
Villanova University (维拉诺瓦大学)
Villanova University is a private Catholic university founded in 1842, named after St. Thomas of Augustine in Spain. The school is located in Villanova, in the northwestern suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The campus is 260 acres. The most prominent building on campus is the St. Thomas of Villanova Church in St. Thomas. At the same time, Villanova is also known for his successful men’s basketball team Wildcats, mainly participated in the NCAA Eastern Conference, and also trained a large number of basketball players. The Latin school motto “Veritas, Unitas and Caritas” was translated into English as “the Way, the Truth, and the Life”, reflecting the school’s commitment to creating an academic path and a homely atmosphere for students to pursue truth.
University of Colorado Boulder (科罗拉多大学波尔得分校)
The University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) is located in Colorado, in the middle of the United States, in the city of Boulder, 60 kilometers from the state capital of Denver, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It is a leading public research institution in the United States. Although the overall ranking is not high, as the flagship of the Colorado higher education system, the University of Colorado at Boulder has excellent academic and cutting-edge research standards, and is known for its science and engineering.