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  1. 1. University education (USA, UK, UMS) Francisco Negrete Morales Mat. 1344792 Irving Isai Ramírez González Mat.1507108 Eliud Emanuel Martínez Segovia Mat. 1522528
  2. 2. United States of AmericaIn the United States a college or university consists of four years of study at and institution of higher learning. There are 4,495 colleges, universities, and junior colleges in the country.Generally, the most prestigious schools are private, rather than public.Most colleges also consider more subjective factors such as a commitment to extracurricular activities, a personal essay, and an interview.
  3. 3. The most common method consists of four years of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), a Bachelor of Science (B.S.), or sometimes another bachelors degree such as Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.), Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.,) or Bachelor of Philosophy (B.Phil.) Five-Year Professional Architecture programs offer the Bachelor of Architecture Degree (B.Arch.)
  4. 4. Costs A substantial majority of students (up to 70 percent) lack the financial resources to pay tuition up front and must rely on student loans and scholarships from their university, the federal government, or a private lender. Generally, private universities charge much higher tuition than their public counterparts, which rely on state funds to make up the difference.
  5. 5.  Annual undergraduate tuition varies widely from state to state, private schools are typically much higher, although prices vary widely from "no-frills" private schools to highly specialized technical institutes. Depending upon the type of school and program, annual graduate program tuition can vary from $15,000 to as high as $50,000. The mean annual Total Cost (including all costs associated with a full-time post-secondary schooling, such as tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board), as reported by for 2010: Public University (4 years): $27,967 (per year) Private University (4 years): $40,476 (per year) Total, four year schooling: Public University: $81,356 Private University: $161,904
  6. 6. TOP UNIVERSITIES IN USA 1. Harvard University 2. Princeton University 3. Yale University 4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5. Standford University 6. California Institute of Technology 7. University of Pennsylvania
  7. 7. United Kingdom Ages England , Wales & North Ireland: 18 years old Scotland: 17 years old
  8. 8. Costs England: Max. £3,375 per annum Wales: £1,225 N. Ireland: £ 3,500 Scotland: Free for residents who have lived at least 3 years.
  9. 9.  Undergraduates admitted for the academic year 2012-2013 will pay tuition fees set at a maximum of up to £9,000 per annum, with most universities charging over £6,000 per annum, and other higher education providers charging less, except for Scotland.
  10. 10. Application & requisites Application is done trough The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website. UCAS is the British admission service for students applying to university and college.
  11. 11.  Requisites vary, but most universities request an Advanced Level General Certificate of Education. Three is usually the minimum number of A-levels required for university entrance, with some universities specifying the need for a fourth AS subject.
  12. 12. Famous Universities Cambridge Edinburgh University
  13. 13.  Imperial College University of London Oxford
  14. 14.  Queens University St Andrews
  15. 15. Famous graduates Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was the pre- eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. Graduated from University College London
  16. 16.  Sir Charles Kuen Kao is a pioneer in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunications was awarded half of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics. Graduated from University College London
  17. 17. United Mexican States The education in Mexico is a human right. The constitution says: that is obligatory, lay and free for any person. The best universities of Mexico are:
  18. 18. Cost
  19. 19.  Requirements to enter the university: Pass selection Take stack of papers Cover payments
  20. 20. Famous GraduatesGraduated Mexican leaders of the Instituto Politecnico Nacional Important scientists and politicians studied in this public institution. Their contributions have been of enormous importance for the country.The ex-president Ernesto Zedillo studied in Instituto Politecnico Nacional.
  21. 21. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Know as the Shanghai ranking. Founded and compiled by the Shanghai Jiaotong University to rank universities globally.
  22. 22.  Since 2003 and updated annually. Its consistent and objective methodology is praised when compared with other rankings. It has also been criticized for its heavy focus on the natural sciences over the social sciences or humanities, and over the quality of instruction.
  23. 23. ARWU Top Ten1. Harvard University (USA)2. Stanford University (USA)3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (USA)4. University of California, Berkeley (USA)5. University of Cambridge (UK)6. California Institute of Technology (USA)7. Princeton University (USA)8. Columbia University (USA)9. University of Chicago (USA)10.University of Oxford (UK)
  24. 24. The National Autonomous University of Mexico has the 164th place