Mission The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the twenty-first century. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the worlds great challenges. MIT is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. We seek to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.
Faculty and Staff The MIT faculty instructs undergraduate and graduate students and engages in research. As of October 2011, the Institutes total teaching staff includes: MITs Total Teaching Staff Professors 647 Associate professors 210 Assistant professors 161 Senior lecturers, lecturers, and professors emeriti 540 Instructors (including technical instructors) 148 Professors of the practice and adjunct faculty 32 MIT employs approximately 10,775 individuals. There are 1,018 faculty members (professors of all ranks), including 217 women. Minority group representation among faculty includes American Indian or Alaskan Native, Black, Hispanic, and Asian. The student-faculty ratio is 8:1. Students are given the ability to work closely with MITs faculty at every turn. With rare exceptions, every class at MIT is taught by a professor. All upperclassmen choose a faculty advisor. Each dormitory has a live-in housemaster, who is usually a senior faculty member. Seventy-seven present and former members of the MIT community have won the Nobel Prize, including eight current faculty members. Thirty-six current and former members of the MIT faculty have received the National Medal of Science. One current and one emeritus faculty member have been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. There are 71 Guggenheim Fellows, six Fulbright Scholars, and 21 MacArthur Fellows among current MIT faculty and staff. The title of Institute Professor is the highest honor awarded by the faculty and administration at MIT.
Admission Selected undergraduate admissions statistics from 2011: Final applications for the freshman class were received from 17,909 candidates. Admission was offered to 1,742 candidates (9.7 percent), of whom 1,128 enrolled. Approximately 45 percent of the freshman class was female. Ten percent were international citizens. A majority had attended public schools. Fourteen percent were among the first generation in their family to attend college. Forty-six US states were represented, with California being the most represented state. International students hailed from 59 countries. Selected graduate admissions statistics from 2011: Applications for graduate study were received from 22,220 candidates. Admission was offered to 3,306 candidates, of whom 2,118 (64 percent) registered in advanced degree programs.
Schools School of Architecture and Planning School of Engineering School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Sloan School of Management School of Science Whitaker College of Health Sciences and Technology MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied Ocean Science and Engineering
Admissions & Aid There has never been a more exciting time to be at Harvard. Founded in 1636, Americas first college has been transformed in recent years by new initiatives that have greatly enhanced the undergraduate experience. Todays students come from all over the nation and the world to attend an extraordinary institution that combines many aspects of a small residential college with the resources of an unparalleled research university. We hope that as you plan your academic future, you will take time to look closely at the special opportunities Harvard has to offer.
Graduate & ProfessionalSchools Harvard Business School Harvard Divinity School Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Harvard Graduate School of Design Harvard Graduate School of Education Harvard Kennedy School Harvard Law School Harvard Medical School Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard School of Public Health
Graduates Ex-presidentes o presidentes:: John Hancock, John Adams, Theodore Roosevelt, Arnulfo Arias Madrid (Panamá), Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Pierre Trudeau (Canadá), George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Alejandro Toledo (Perú), Carlos Salinas de Gortari (México), Miguel de la Madrid (México), Sebastián Piñera (Chile), Andrés Pastrana Arango (Colombia), Felipe Calderón Hinojosa (México), Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia), y José María Figueres Olsen (Costa Rica). Príncipes: Aga Khan IV Escritores: T. S. Eliot, John Reed, Royall Tyler, E. E. Cummings, Stephen Greenblatt, Louis Menand y Helen Vendler, Leonard Bernstein, Rivers Cuomo, Mateo Blanco, Robert Levin, Edward Taylor y Bernard Rands.
Actores: Jack Lemmon, Natalie Portman, Mira Sorvino, Tommy Lee Jones y Martin Bront. Arquitectos: Philip Johnson. Científicos: James D. Watson, Bruce Alberts, Steven Pinker, Lisa Randall, Humberto Maturana, Roy Glauber y Michio Kaku. Deportistas: Jeremy Lin Economistas: Leopoldo López, Humberto Flores, Gregory Mankiw, Robert Barro, Domingo Felipe Cavallo, Martin Redrado, Martin Feldstein, Gabriela Olmos. Filósofos: Ted Kaczynski, W.E.B. DuBois, Henry David Thoreau y Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harvey Mansfield, Michael Sandel, Robert Putnam, Joseph Nye, Samuel P. Huntington, Stanley Hoffman, Humberto Maturana y Torben Iversen,
Empresarios Bill Gates, Aaron Greenspan Psicólogos: Howard Gardner Músicos Yo Yo Ma, Tom Morello, Rubén Blades Informáticos Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Stallman Luchadores profesionales David Otunga
Rank Universities 1. Harvard University 2. Universidad de Cambridge 3. Universidad de Oxford 4. Universidad de Yale 5. Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts 6. Universidad de Princeton 7. Universidad de Stanford 8. Universidad de Tokio 9. Universidad Cornell 10. Universidad de Columbia
Mexico Universities Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (2) 36 place. http://www.webometrics.info/top12000_e s.asp?offset=250
-UNIVERSITIES IN UKUNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE--UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD--UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON-
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE LOCATION: The Old Schools, Trinity Lane Cambridge, Inglaterra, Reino Unido.students 16 500undergraduate 11 693graduate 6 111
-The University of Cambridge is the second oldest English-speaking, after Oxford. According to history, the University of Cambridge, England, was founded in 1209 by Oxford academic who fled after a scuffle with officers of the city. The thirty-one colleges that make up the university are separate and independent institutions of the university, enjoying a large degree of autonomy.
FAMOUS GRADUATES Reina Margarita II de Dinamarca El príncipe Carlos de Inglaterra Isaac Newton Henry Cavendish Charles Darwin
Why is famous cambridge? Cambridge Universities have always been well known and reputable throughout the world. is the second oldest university in the English speaking world. It is considered one of the world renowned academic institutions. Cambridge was a center of the new teaching of the Renaissance and Reformation theology, in modern times has been so remarkable and active in science. It has faculties of classics, divinity, English, architecture and art history, modern languages and medieval, oriental studies, music, economics and politics, history, law, philosophy, education, engineering , earth sciences and geography, mathematics, biology, archeology and anthropology, physics and chemistry and medicine.
In addition, the university has generated significant proportion of Britains leading scientists, writers and politicians. REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION The application system to Cambridge and Oxford involves additional requirements, with candidates typically called to face-to-face interviews. Strong applicants who are not successful at their chosen college may be placed in the Winter Pool, where they can be offered places by other colleges. This is in order to maintain consistency throughout the colleges, some of which receive more applicants than others. COSTS The university estimates that the average cost of living for a full academic year will be around £ 6,000 - £ 7,500, not including the amount of tuition fees of the studies that they take place.
LOCATION: is located in the city of Oxford in England in Wellington Square.students 20.467undergraduate 11.766graduate 8.701 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
The University of Oxford is a federation of autonomous colleges. The schools are completely independent entities, own their property, their own staff and its own budget. Known as there thirty- eight Colleges of the University of Oxford Permanent Private Halls and six, each with its own internal structure and activities.
FAMOUS GRADUATE Economists- Adam Smith, Alfred Marshall, E. F. Schumacher Philosophers-John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Jeremy Bentham and Isaiah Berlin Scientists- Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger. Some pioneers of the Scientific Revolution, as Robert Hooke and Robert Boyle Writers- J. R. R. Tolkien The founder of Methodism, John Wesley The actors Hugh Grant, Kate Beckinsale, Dudley Moore, Michael Palin and Terry Jones were once students of Oxford
Why is famous Oxford? His national and international prestige (always in the top of world rankings of higher education) and quality of the training have become a university with high employability. A high percentage of teachers and researchers coming from foreign countries, and the student community is a mosaic of more than one hundred nationalities, among which are the U.S., Germany, China and Canada. His numbers in research, with a high percentage of dedicated staff, and their interest in technology transfer and knowledge make it a center admired around the world. Today, besides the prestige that was harvested throughout the centuries, the University of Oxford boasts of receiving the best minds, the most outstanding average of secondary schools in England and also from other parts of the world . If once considered an institution of higher education for upper class people and well-off, Oxford today speaks of quality, progress, excellence, and get all kinds of young people from public and private schools, regardless of family name.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSON Admission to college is highly rigorous and is based on academic merit and potential of the candidate. The individual colleges are conducting undergraduate admissions, working together to ensure that the best students have a place at university. Selection is based on school references, personal essays, achieved results, predicted results, written work, written tests and interviews. The selection of graduate students is carried out first in which the department will consider each, and then secondarily by the school which is associated with the department. COSTS Start a search to quickly find and compare the annual cost of studying and living at Oxford, as well as any support that may be available to you through funding and scholarship opportunities. Before starting a search please note that: The fee rates are annual rates for full-time study unless specified. You should expect and budget for fees increasing on an annual basis. The search includes University-wide scholarships, College and Departmental awards over £2,000
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON LOCATION: in London, United Kingdom, and the oldest and largest constituent college of the federal University of London. Students 21.620 Graduate 9.650
The union, founded in 1893, claims to be the first union of students in England. Today the union offers a wide range of services for all students of UCL. The union is run by elected students who manage and supervise the activities of various clubs and student societies. The school was the first institution of higher education in the UK to accept students of any race, political or religious creed. It was possibly the first to accept women on equal terms with men
FAMOUS GRADUATE Alexander Graham Bell Mahatma Gandhi Members of the band Coldplay (Chris Martin, William Champion, Jonny Buckland and Guy Berryman) Ken Follett David Crystal
REQUIREMENTS FORADMISSON Admission to UCL is highly selective; many of UCLs courses require three A grades at A Level, or a grade equivalent of 6,6,6 on higher level subjects on the International Baccalaureate Program. Due to a very high proportion of applicants receiving the highest school grades, UCL, along with institutions such as Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge was one of the first universities in the UK to make use of the A* grade at A-Level (introduced in 2010) for admissions, particularly for very oversubscribed courses such as Economics, Mathematics, Medicine, History, Psychology, and European Social and Political Studies.
COSTS No up-front fees; tuition costs will be paid by a government loan; Loan repayments are made only once you have left university and are earning over £21,000pa; UCLs fees set at £9,000 for undergraduate programmes (in common with most universities)