A-Z Education Directory

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The students, faculty and staff at Boise State University are known for their grit and ambition. While we may be most famous for our iconic Blue Turf, we have built a metropolitan research university of distinction in the Northwest, with our faculty and student researchers working to answer some of the most intriguing questions facing us today.

FUTURE LEADERS

Students stand with us in the lab, in the field, as part of the learning and discovery process. You see, Boise State’s faculty and staff are guided by one simple but powerful conviction: our students are the future leaders, thinkers and innovators of the American West, and that future begins in the classrooms of our campus, situated in the heart of Boise, Idaho, across the river from downtown, at the intersection of the region’s centers of government, technology, business and the arts.

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES

On campus, we prime students to jump into Boise’s rapidly growing  professional and cultural scene, not only by their proximity to our state’s capitol and bustling downtown core, but by the superior education they receive at Boise State. Recently we’ve significantly revamped our undergraduate experience to make students more career ready.

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Cambridge College offers a unique environment where working adults can build their education on a lifetime of learning. Cambridge College recognizes diversity as an asset to the classroom, the community, and to our society. Our innovative teaching and learning model helps adult students meet the challenges of higher education and earn the degree credentials they need to advance their careers.
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Claflin University is a comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with the United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Visit Site

The Data Science Institute at Columbia University is training the next generation of data scientists and developing innovative technology to serve society. With nearly 200-affilated faculty working in a wide range of disciplines, the Institute seeks to foster collaboration in advancing techniques to gather and interpret data, and to address the urgent problems facing society. The Institute works closely with industry to bring promising ideas to market.

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Claflin University is a comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with the United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs.

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Since 1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dillard among the nation’s Top 10 HBCUs, based on comprehensive undergraduate studies. Dillard also was awarded a Top 10 Ranking in 2010 for liberal arts schools in the social mobility category by Washington Monthly.

The cornerstone of New Orleans’s Gentilly Community, the university sits on a beautiful and serene 55-acre campus, replete with signature live oak trees and a mixture of historic buildings and modern facilities.

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FAMU’s academic achievements are what set it apart as a unique learning experience. In 2014, FAMU was recognized among the 2014 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best National Universities.” The U.S. News & World Report lists FAMU as the top public historically black college or university in the nation for 2015.

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KGI’s mission is to enrich society with breakthrough approaches to education and translational research in the life sciences. By offering customized curricula and real-world experiences, KGI’s School of Applied Life Sciences and School of Pharmacy prepare students to excel in a wide range of professional endeavors, blending innovative science with sound business practice, and provide training in the safe, efficient, and ethical use of technology and biotechnology for the benefit of society.

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MIT Sloan School of Management, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the world’s leading business schools — conducting cutting-edge research and providing management education to top students from more than 60 countries. The School is part of MIT’s rich intellectual tradition of education and research. Visit Site

Founded in 1867 as the Centenary Biblical Institute by the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the institution’s original mission was to train young men in ministry. It subsequently broadened its mission to educate both men and women as teachers. The school was renamed Morgan College in 1890 in honor of the Reverend Lyttleton Morgan, the first chairman of its Board of Trustees, who donated land to the college. Find out more about Morgan State University and how to enroll today!

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Welcome to the New Jersey Institute of Technology. We’re proud of our 130 years of history, but that’s only the beginning of our story – we’ve doubled the size of our campus in the last decade, pouring millions into major new research facilities to give our students the edge they need in today’s demanding high-tech marketplace.

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The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc. Since 1956, the NRAO has designed and operated the most advanced radio telescopes for use by scientists and students around the world. Visit Site

As a consortium of major Ph.D.–granting academic institutions, ORAU cultivates collaborative partnerships that enhance the scientific research and education enterprise of our nation.  From our 115-member university consortium to our strategic partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), we bring together university faculty and students to collaborate on major scientific initiatives that help keep America on the leading edge of science and technology. Visit Site

Pearson is an education publishing and assessment services to schools and corporations—as well as directly to students. Pearson owns leading educational media brands including Addison–Wesley, BBC Active, Bug Club, eCollege, Fronter, Longman, MyEnglishLab, Penguin Readers, Prentice Hall, Poptropica and Financial Times Press. Visit Site

Region 4 Education Service Center (Region 4) is one of 20 regional education service centers established by the Texas Legislature in 1967 to assist school districts and charter schools in improving efficiencies and student performance. Regional education service centers are non-regulatory, intermediate education units. Visit Site

Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Located in Orangeburg, S.C., SC State was founded as a land grant college with a mission of providing education and service to the citizens of the state. Visit Site

That ‘students-first’ philosophy is a big reason why the U of A is consistently ranked among the nation’s top public research universities and best values. We work hard to ensure a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes plenty of personal attention and mentoring opportunities. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the university as having “the highest possible level of research,” placing us among the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide.

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When UCLA Anderson was founded during the Great Depression 75 years ago, its mission was to provide business education and thought leadership to individuals and communities in the Southern California region. Today, we are recognized internationally as an innovator in management education and research. UCLA Anderson offers both degree and non-degree programs to meet the diverse educational needs and professional goals of students. UCLA Anderson’s rigorous programs offer exceptional academic preparation, a cooperative and congenial student culture, and access to a thriving business community, as well as support services for scholastic and career advancement. Visit Site

Founded in the wake of the gold rush by leaders of the newly established 31st state, the University of California’s flagship campus at Berkeley has become one of the preeminent universities in the world. Its early guiding lights, charged with providing education (both “practical” and “classical”) for the state’s people, gradually established a distinguished faculty (with 21 Nobel laureates to date), a stellar research library, and more than 350 academic programs. Visit Site

Since its first classes were held on campus in 1957, UNLV has transformed itself from a small branch college into a thriving urban research institution. Along the way, the urban university has become an indispensable resource in one of the country’s fastest-growing and most enterprising cities.

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, often referred to as UMBC, is an American public research university, located in Baltimore County, Maryland. Established as a part of the University System of Maryland in 1966, the university specializes in the natural sciences and engineering, while also offering programs in the liberal arts. Visit Site

Our well-earned reputation for academic and research excellence makes Michigan’s PharmD and PhD programs among the most sought out in the U.S. Contributing to our standing is our enviable record of faculty and alumni success. No college of pharmacy has had — or continues to have — a greater positive impact on the world than has the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.

Our College also attracts talented PharmD and PhD students for another compelling reason: our financial aid programs are the best of any pharmacy school in the U.S. Thanks to the ongoing generosity of alumni and friends, we have awarded between two and three million dollars in direct student support for each of the past four years. We plan to continue this commitment to our students.

Located on the central campus of the renowned University of Michigan, the College is minutes from a major life sciences institute, a top-ranked teaching hospital and medical center, and a comprehensive range of nationally-ranked schools, colleges departments, and institutes. If your goal is to acquire a one-of-a-kind education, you will not find greater opportunity than that offered at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.

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The University of Notre Dame provides a distinctive voice in higher education that is at once rigorously intellectual, unapologetically moral in orientation, and firmly embracing of a service ethos.  Founded in 1842 by a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Notre Dame is an independent, national Catholic research university located adjacent to the city of South Bend, Indiana, in a metropolitan area of more than 300,000 residents approximately 90 miles east of Chicago. Visit Site

We’re USD – the state’s flagship university: The big-time university with a small-college feel. We’re memorable mentors and lifelong friends. We’re world-class academics and out-of-class opportunities. We’re innovative technology and long-standing tradition. We’re your university. We are South Dakota.Our Campus has been called “elegant”, “eye-catching” and “naturally beautiful” with a “striking combination of old and new structures.” Most of all, it’s called “home” by our students, faculty and staff. Come and experience the beauty of USD for yourself. Visit Site

The School of Information Sciences’ (iSchool) curriculum and research activities are focused on people, their information needs, and the technology to manage such information.
University of Pittsburg’s iSchool offers degree programs in Information Science, Library and Information Science, and Telecommunications. Our graduates have the skills and knowledge to help advance society through effective use and management of information.

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The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Engineering has emerged as one of the most comprehensive engineering programs in North Texas and the nation. It offers 10 baccalaureate, 14 master’s, and nine doctoral degree programs, and its graduate school was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best in the nation.

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The University of the Virgin Islands is a public, coeducational, liberal arts, land-grant institution. Founded in 1962, UVI is the only HBCU outside the U.S. mainland. With campuses on St. Croix and St.Thomas, UVI enrolls approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students in 45 degree programs. Visit Site

Washington State University is a public research university based in Pullman, Washington, in the Palouse region of the northwest United States. Founded 125 years ago in 1890, WSU is the state’s only land-grant university. Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.  Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. Visit Site

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