Friday, September 30, 2011

Top Universities for Philosophy

Following are the top ranked universities for philosophy programs:

Harvard University (USA) - It is ranked No. 1 in the world for philosophy in the QS World University Rankings by Subject: Philosophy (2011), followed by University of Oxford (2nd) and University of Cambridge (3rd).

Princeton University (USA) - Princeton's philosophy department has consistently been ranked one of the top few in

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Top Universities for Spanish

Following are the top universities for Spanish courses and programs:

University of St Andrews (UK) - The Spanish Department is ranked 4th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2012, and rated first in Scotland in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008.

The University of Nottingham (UK) - It is rated equal top department in the UK for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American studies in

Top 25 Most Entrepreneurial Campuses

The following universities have been ranked among the top 25 most entrepreneurial campuses in the US:

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) - It has been named one of the Top 25 Most Entrepreneurial Colleges by The Princeton Review and, ranking 10th in the country. It was the only public university in the Northeast to make the top 10. At UNH, undergraduates can participate in several

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Top Exercise Science Schools

Following are the top schools with exercise science programs:

Minnesota State University · Mankato
- MSUM's undergraduate degree in exercise science is highly regarded as one of top programs in the country. The program prepares students for certifications offered by the National Strength & Conditioning Association and the American College of Sports Medicine.
- It is one of 11 U.S. universities

Top Master's Degree Programs

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Top Masters in Education Program
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Top Masters in Public Health Program
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Master of Social Work by Top Schools

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Top Homeland Security Schools

Top schools and colleges offering homeland security programs:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- The Applied Aviation Sciences Department in the College of Aviation offers an undergraduate degree program (Bachelors of Science) in Homeland Security (BSHS). The program requires an Internship designed to provide students with a rich, real world experience.
- Embry-Riddle is the best choice for

A-Plus Schools for B Students

Following are some of the leading universities/colleges that appeared on the list of “A-Plus Schools for B Students” (according to US News 2012 edition of America's Best Colleges):

Butler University - It is ranked 5th among Midwest Regional “Great Schools at Great Prices,” and is also  named one of the region's 37 “A+ Schools for B Students.” This is is the third time Butler has been

Monday, September 26, 2011

US University Rankings 2012

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual rankings of best colleges for 2012. Both Harvard University and Princeton University are tied for the No. 1 spot among the best national universities in the country. Williams College, in Massachusetts, is rated as the leading liberal arts college in the nation. Below are some of the ranking analysis and league tables:

US News National University

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Top Colleges in Connecticut

Following are the top colleges in the U.S. state of Connecticut:

Connecticut College - Rated 60th in the CCAP/ 2008 College Rankings. The College is also a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers.

United States Coast Guard Academy - It is a professional college educating future United States Coast Guard officers. The Coast Guard Academy has a proud tradition as one of the most

Top Entrepreneurship Graduate Programs

Following are some of the top graduate entrepreneurship programs in the United States, according to a survey of more than 2,000 business schools by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine in 2011:

- The Darden School of Business was recognized as having one of the top 50 entrepreneurship programs in the United States, ranked 3rd in the graduate category of the survey. Evaluations are

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter

The book titled "Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter" is based on a two-year study known as Documenting Effective Educational Practice (DEEP) project from the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University, Bloomington. The book provides examples from 20 institutions that other colleges and universities can learn from to foster a more successful campus culture and

Friday, September 23, 2011

Top Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Programs

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine has released the eighth annual ranking of the nation's top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate programs for entrepreneurship. Schools were evaluated based on criteria in the areas of teaching entrepreneurship business fundamentals in the classroom; staffing departments with successful entrepreneurs; and other aspects.

The undergraduate

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Best Regional Universities in the West

Trinity University is ranked No. 1 among the best regional universities in the West, according to the U.S. News & World Report magazine in its 2012 “America's Best Colleges” issue. Schools in the “Best Regional Universities” category provide a full range of undergraduate and master's-level programs, but few doctoral programs. Santa Clara University is ranked 2nd in the category, followed by

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Parade Magazine College A-List

Parade Magazine asked top high school counselors across the country to recommend outstanding schools that often fly under the radar. The national publication is distributed in more than 400 newspapers across the country. According to Crain's New York Business, Parade is the most widely read magazine in the US. Following are some of the leading colleges/universities that have been highlighted in

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Peterson's Competitive Colleges

Following are some of the leading colleges and universities that featured in the Peterson's Guide to Competitive Colleges:

- The University of Alabama in Huntsville is rated among "Top Colleges for Top Students" in Peterson's Competitive Colleges. In addition, UAHuntsville is listed as "Very Competitive" by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges, the only public university in Alabama to receive

Monday, September 19, 2011

Best Regional Universities in the North

Villanova University is ranked No. 1 among the best regional universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report in its 2012 "America's Best Colleges” rankings. Regional universities are ranked on a number of criteria including peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, student selectivity, faculty resources, financial resources and alumni giving. Fairfield University is ranked 2nd in

Sunday, September 18, 2011

AFR Boss MBA Rankings

Following are the top Australian MBA schools as ranked in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) BOSS magazine's survey:

Melbourne Business School (MBS) - The MBA program is ranked No. 1 in Australia in the 2009 AFR BOSS magazine survey of Australian MBA programs. In addition, the MBS full-time MBA program is ranked No. 1 in Asia Pacific in the Economist Intelligence Unit's Which MBA? 2010 annual

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Liberal Arts College Rankings 2012

U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2012 edition of America's Best Colleges. Following are some of the top ranked schools in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category:

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) - It is ranked 9th overall among the nation's 266 liberal arts colleges surveyed. Within the rankings, CMC is placed 6th in Admission Selectivity; 4th in Graduation and Retention; and

Friday, September 16, 2011

Top New Universities in the UK

According to The Independent Complete University Guide, University of Hertfordshire is ranked 1st among the top five new universities in the UK (2011), followed by Nottingham Trent University (2nd), Oxford Brookes University (3rd), Robert Gordon University (4th), and University of Chichester (5th).

University of Hertfordshire is the UK's leading business-facing university. The Independent

Best Liberal Arts Colleges 2012

U.S. News & World Report ranked 252 liberal arts colleges, 225 private and 27 public, in the 2012 survey. The rankings consider a range of measures, including academic reputation, commitment to instruction, student abilities and admissions selectivity, college financial resources, graduation and retention rates, and alumni financial support.

Williams College of Massachusetts achieved the top

Thursday, September 15, 2011

US News Up-and-Coming Schools

University of Maryland--Baltimore County is the No. 1 “up-and-coming” school in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2012 best colleges rankings, followed by George Mason University in 2nd place.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is ranked 3rd among national universities in the “Up-and-Comers” category in the U.S.News & World Report's 2012 edition of Best

Making a Difference Colleges

The "Making a Difference Colleges: Distinctive Colleges to Make a Better World" guidebook uses a range of criteria to rate colleges for their focus on environmental issues, mission and values, and commitment to a global education. Following are amongst the distinctive colleges making a difference:

- The University of Vermont is one of 71 colleges and universities selected for "Making a

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Best National Universities 2012

Princeton University is ranked No. 1, tied with Harvard University, in the Best National Universities category in the U.S. News and World Report 2012 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook. U.S. News placed Princeton University at the top of its list for the quality of undergraduate teaching, academic value and low student debt for graduates, topping the list for low student debt among the best

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Parents and Colleges

The online publication "Parents and Colleges" was created by college admissions professionals to help parents navigate the college consideration process to choose the institutions that best fit their students' needs. The website highlights a list of colleges that offer value, excellence, and engagement that parents and students look for. Some of the highly ranked colleges include:

- Virginia

Monday, September 12, 2011

Top Universities in Iowa

According to the US News & World Report's National Universities Rankings, two Iowa universities are ranked among the Top 100 Tier 1 National Universities in the country, with University of Iowa rated the highest in the state (66th nationally), followed by Iowa State University (89th).

University of Iowa is a major public research university in the USA, and is a member of the American Association

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Sunday Times University Guide 2012

University of Cambridge is ranked No. 1 among the top universities in the UK, moving up from 2nd place last year and ahead of the University of Oxford (ranked 2nd nationally), according to the Sunday Times University Guide 2012.

The University of Bath has been named as 'University of the Year 2011/12' by The Sunday Times. In that league table, Bath is ranked 5th out of 122 UK universities and

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Sierra Club's Cool Schools 2011

University of Washington (Seattle) is ranked No. 1 on Sierra magazine's fifth annual ranking of the nation's top "Coolest Schools" (2011), followed by Green Mountain College (Poultney) in second place nationally and University of California San Diego in third place nationally. The magazine's rankings considered an institution's efficiency, energy supply, food, academics, transportation,

Friday, September 9, 2011

AFR Boss MBA Rankings 2011

Melbourne Business School is rated top in the 2011 AFR (Australian Financial Review) Boss rankings for MBA programs in Australia. The University of Queensland Business School is ranked in the top two in Australia for its MBA program in the 2011 survey. The UQ Business School has retained its No. 1 position in Queensland since the last survey in 2009.

According to the 2011 survey, the top five

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Colleges That Change Lives

In 1996, former New York Times education editor Loren Pope released the first edition of "Colleges That Change Lives", and the book was revised and updated for its second edition in 2006. The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington was featured in both editions. In the original book, The Evergreen State College was the only public institution included. In the 2006 edition, it was one of

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Australian Universities in QS Ranking 2011/2012

Australian universities are ranked highly in the QS World University Rankings 2011/2012. There are five Australian institutions ranked in the world's top 50, with Australian National University rated highest in the nation and 26th best in the world, ahead of The University of Melbourne (31st globally), The University of Sydney (38th globally), The University of Queensland (48th globally), and The

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Best Artificial Intelligence Programs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rated No. 1 in the US News ranking of best Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs (2011), followed by Carnegie Mellon University in second position and Stanford University in third position. Carnegie Mellon has been a leader in AI research since the field of AI was founded. Artificial Intelligence Research at Carnegie Mellon is spread across many units of

Monday, September 5, 2011

QS World University Rankings 2011/2012

University of Cambridge (UK) is again the highest ranked university in the world, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking of the world's best universities 2011/12. This is the second year running that Cambridge University has taken the No. 1 spot. Harvard University maintained the second highest position in the world, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in third

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Top Colleges for Quality of Life

Following are the top universities/colleges for "quality of life":

Rice University - It is ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and happiest students, according to the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review's "The Best 376 Colleges". The rankings are based on a survey of 122,000 students at 376 schools during 2010-11 and the previous two school years. Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Newsweek College Rankings 2011

Newsweek magazine and the website The Daily Beast have just released the 2011 College Rankings. For the second straight year, Newsweek assessed the nation's colleges and listed the top 25 in categories ranging from most service-oriented to best weather.

University of Georgia landed spots in four of the 25 categories, and doubled its placement on the rankings in 2011, moving from two in 2010. The

Friday, September 2, 2011

Top-up Degree in Mental Health

Leading UK universities offering top-up degree programmes in Mental Health:

University of Derby - The BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Mental Health) Top Up (Online) programme is for qualified nurses who want to develop their knowledge and skills further and top up their diploma credits to a bachelors degree. This course is accredited for registered nurses by the Strategic Health Authority.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Schools

Top schools for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering program:

University of New Orleans (UNO) - The UNO Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program is one of the fastest growing programs in the United States. The program prepare graduates for employment as engineers, project managers, and business executives throughout the world. The faculty of the School of Naval Architecture