3 Best STEM Colleges in US


Science and technology are among the fast-rising industries today. While these industries have high job market demand, compensation is also very attractive.

If you want to venture and build a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, getting into a (STEM) college is a great move for you.

Here are some of the best STEM colleges in the United States you might be interested to get admitted to.

These colleges are assessed according to the number of quality researches and projects, as well the successful graduates they had produced over the years.

The Best 3 STEM Colleges You Should Attend

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


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Ranked number 1 as Best Undergraduate Engineering Program in the nation, MIT offers Phd in Engineering and has produced the nation’s best in the field of science and technology and still continues to do so up to this day. Known as the nations leading STEM college,

Faculty members are Nobel-prize winners and Fulbright Scholars; the best in the nation. They currently has five schools and a college with over 34 departments besting the various fields in science and technology.

With that, MIT is seen as one of the world’s top universities.

MITs STEM Summer Institute is dedicated to middle school students who aspire to enter related fields offered by the school. They are engaged in weeks long of lectures and group projects which came from college level materials. MIT undergraduate volunteers facilitate the program.

MIT is not only known for there quality instruction and programs, but as well the graduates they produce. They uphold a strong set of values-based education as well. There goals in education are aligned with public service as well.

2. Cornell University


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Located in Ithaca, New York, this private American university is a member of the Ivy League. The long-running university is founded in 1865.

Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White had a vision to run a school with a goal to teach and be able to contribute in a wide range of fields of knowledge. This ranges from theoretical to applied sciences and even the classics.

Cornell University is the only university in New York and one of the three private land grant universities in the United States.

The university runs an extension outreach initiative in all of New York county. It receives funding every year from the State of New York to pursue and support a number of its educational missions.

The Cornell education giant is proud to produce:

  • 34 Marshall Scholars
  • 7 Gates Scholars
  • 50 Nobel laureates
  • 14 living billionaires

Cornell University does not only offer to-notch education but is proactive in a way that it has always been a co-educational and non-sectarian institution. Any student regardless of race or religion, is welcome to get admitted as long it passes the admission requirements.

3. Carnegie Melon University


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Carnegie Melon University, dubbed as one of the nations finest research universities to date is strategically located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

It is first launched in 1900 as Carnegie Technical Schools by its founder, Andrew Carnegie. It later then became Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1912 when they have started to offer four-year programs in the collegiate level.

Now, where did the Meloncome from? Carnegie Institute of Technology finally merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research back in 1967 resulting todays Carnegie Mellon University.

The research university is consistent in owning its spot in the Top 25 research universities in the United States.

Carnegie Melon was able to produce graduates who did not only achieve success in STEM fields but as well in liberal arts.

The institution was able to produce:

  • 19 Nobel Prize Laureates
  • 19 Members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • 114 Emmy Award Winners
  • 43 Tony Award laureates
  • 7 Academy Award Winners

The university is a pioneer in having a Computer Science Department in a technical and research university.

Rob Clark

SchoolCampus.org admin staff managing editor

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