Why Study in USA?

For times aging back as long as one can think the U.S.A. has been the aspiration for thousands of bright, ambitious students around the world. The U.S. is the preferred destination for Indian students because  of: academic excellence, cutting-edge technology, extensive support services for international students, generous funding opportunities, wide variety of educational options, flexible curricula and hands-on training (OPT and CPT).


In 2013-2014, 886,052 students from almost every country around the world studied at higher educational institutions in the U.S. In the same period, 102,673 students from India, which is 11.6% of all international students, studied on American campuses. There are more than 3,800 universities and colleges in the USA, offering right from short-term certificate programs to Post-Doctoral level degrees. Most students prefer to study in the USA at either the Bachelors level or Masters and beyond. Some more reason for you to select the U.S.A. as your study destination are:

1. Global Edge:

The United States has more institutions of higher education than any other country, but despite the numbers it is the quality of education provided by these academic bodies which is acknowledged worldwide. The teaching forces of these institutions are leading authorities in their respective fields. The quality of the research program along with the resources available and the faculty ensures that the institutions have high standards.

2. Choice:

More than 4000 institutions offer undergraduate, masters and doctorate degrees in many different specializations. The USA education system has strong academic & social environment which fosters academic, professional and personal development of individuals.

3. Financial Assistance:

The education definitely falls in the category of value for your money. USA education is the best investment for the future. A wide spectrum of tuition fees, accommodation options & financial help from the institutions in the form of scholarships, fee waivers, aid etc. makes USA education affordable.

4. Technology & Research:

USA is known for its latest technologies and advancement which gives the student a very good chance to make his/her future in these fields. USA has always been a hub of inventions. Students therefore have first-hand knowledge about cutting edge technologies coupled with excellent research opportunities.

5. Flexibility:

The USA education system is flexible in terms of choice of courses within a college or university. During the course of study, a student can transfer from one course/stream to another or one institution to another. This aspect of the USA education system makes it distinct from other countries.

6. Top Ranking Institution:

Amongst the top ranking colleges world-wide, majority of them are in USA. These colleges and universities rank high in world rankings because of their infrastructure, technological advancement and top quality of education provided by them.

7. Professional Approach:

The best approach of the USA education system is that it allows one to learn and earn. This not only gives one, a thorough knowledge of the subjects, but also teaches one to have a practical & professional approach. It gives better growth prospects worldwide.

The United States of America is the world’s third largest country in size and nearly the third largest in terms of population. The United States is a highly developed country, with the world’s largest economy by nominal GDP and second-largest economy by PPP, accounting for approximately a quarter of global GDP. Located in North America, the country is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Along the northern border is Canada and the southern border is Mexico. There are 52 states and the District of Columbia. The United States has high mountains in the West and a vast central plain.The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. Throughout its history, the United States has been a nation of immigrants. The population is diverse with people from all over the world seeking refuge and a better way of life.The country is divided into six regions:

  1. New England consist the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
  2. The Mid-Atlantic includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and city of Washington D.C. These industrial areas attracted many European immigrants and gave rise to some of East Coast’s largest cities : New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia.
  3. The South includes Alabama Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina,Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia
  4. The Midwest is the home to country’s agriculture base and is called as nations’ breadbasket. The region comprises of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
  5. The Southwest is a beautiful stark landscape of prairie and desert. The states of Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas are considered the Southwest and are home to some of the world’s great natural marvels, including the Grand Canyon and Carlsbad Caverns.
  6. The West home of rolling plains and the cowboy, is a symbol of the pioneering spirit of the United States. The West is diverse, ranging from endless wilderness to barren desert, coral reefs to Arctic tundra, Hollywood to Yellowstone. It includes sates of Alaska, Colorado, California Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

The landscape varies across the large country from tropical beaches in Florida to peaks in the Rocky Mountains, from rolling prairie lands and barren deserts in the West to dense wilderness areas in the Northeast and Northwest. Interspersed throughout are the Great Lakes, the Grand Canyon, the majestic Yosemite Valley, and the mighty Mississippi River. The United States, with its large size and geographic variety, includes most climate types. To the east of the 100th meridian, the climate ranges from humid continental in the north to humid subtropical in the south. The Great Plains west of the 100th meridian are semi-arid. Much of the Western mountains have an alpine climate. The climate is arid in the Great Basin, desert in the Southwest, Mediterranean in coastal California, and oceanic in coastal Oregon and Washington and southern Alaska. Most of Alaska is subarctic or polar. Hawaii and the southern tip of Florida are tropical, as are the populated territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific.

The U.S.A. offers a rich field of choices with vast array of schools, programmes and locations that, it may overwhelm students, even those from the U.S.A.  It offers the most flexible education system, students can be exposed to offering movement from one programme to other, one university to other or later entry at any time.

Like any other country students attend primary and secondary school for a combined total of 12 years. Around age six children begin primary school, which is most commonly called “elementary school.” They attend five or six years and then go onto secondary school. Secondary school consists of two programs: the first is “middle school” or “junior high school” and the second program is “high school.” A diploma or certificate is awarded upon graduation from high school. After graduating high school (12th grade), students may go to college or university. College or university study is known as “higher education.”

Grading System

The GPA system is followed throughout the United States to judge student’s performance. It is graded on the scale of 0 to 4. Following is the evaluation of GPA as follows:

  • 4 >A High Achievement
  • 3 >B Satisfactory
  • 2 >C Minimum Passing
  • 1 >D Failure

Most of The U.S.A. universities calendar usually begins in August or September and continues through May or June. However to facilitate enrolments universities have 3 intakes

1. Spring: January/February
2. Fall: August/September
3. Summer: April/May

Major intake is the fall intake, but most of the universities are open for Spring and few of them for summer & winter intake too. However all subjects commence in fall and only some in winter and summer intake.


 Types of Institution

Public Universities:
State-affiliated institutions financially supported by public taxes, usually large in size. All levels of degrees with different fields of study are offered. Public colleges and universities are relatively easy on the pocket for residents of a state where the schools are located. Foreign students pay “out-of-state” tuition, which is higher. There are many notable public universities across the country just a few examples: Pennsylvania State University, Ohio State University, University of California, Kansas State University, University of Texas, California State University.

Public Universities:
State-affiliated institutions financially supported by public taxes, usually large in size. All levels of degrees with different fields of study are offered. Public colleges and universities are relatively easy on the pocket for residents of a state where the schools are located. Foreign students pay “out-of-state” tuition, which is higher. There are many notable public universities across the country just a few examples: Pennsylvania State University, Ohio State University, University of California, Kansas State University, University of Texas, California State University.

Private Universities: 
Private Institutions run without the control of the Government entity. Tuition fees of these institutions are higher but the international as well the domestic students pay the same amount of fees. The notable private institutions are Long Island University, George Washington University, New York University, Carnegie Mellon University.

Technical Institutes: 
These are schools emphasizing principally on engineering and science they are known for their research and graduate programs. Most International students who attend these schools are of graduate level. Undergraduates admitted to these schools usually have incredibly strong backgrounds in math and sciences, as witnessed by grades and standardized test scores (e.g. SAT or GRE). M.I.T. (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Cal Poly (California Polytechnic Institute), Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology), NYIT New York Institute of Technology) and W.P.I. (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) are a few of the noted schools.

The Ivy League:
These schools are the oldest and most famous in the country members of the Ivy League are: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania. They are in the Northeastern part of the USA. Ivy League colleges stress undergraduate liberal arts education, but they also have noted graduate and professional schools. Tuitions at these private schools is among the highest in the country, and admission is generally highly competitive.

Small Liberal Arts Colleges: 
Generally have the focus on undergraduate study of the traditional arts and science disciplines: humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Strictly liberal arts colleges are often quite old and mostly private schools. They are highly-rated institutions as they stress on small classes, individual attention to the students, and closer relationships between the faculties and students. Many of them also generally have rigid admission standards. Among these schools are: Amherst, Marist, Swarthmore, Manhattan, Smith, Mount Holyoke.

Community Colleges: 
More over known as County Colleges or City colleges. Community colleges provide higher education and lower level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas and Associates Degree. Some notable community colleges are Ohlone College, De Anza College & Bellevue Community College.


 Types of Degree

Associate Degree: 
It is an academic degree awarded by the community colleges, junior colleges, business colleges and some bachelor’s degree upon completion of a course of study Usually for two years (60 Credits). In the USA, an associate degree is equivalent to the first two years of a four year college or university Bachelor’s degree. It is the lowest in hierarchy of post-secondary academic degrees offered in USA.

Bachelor’s Degree: 
Commonly known as Undergraduate degree in India. The duration of the bachelor’s course is 4 years. Students who have completed a part of their undergraduate degree and want to go to the USA, can apply as a transfer Student. There are two types of bachelor’s degree: B.A or B.S. Some universities in the USA offer either of the degrees in all fields and at times both the degrees in some field. Students need to appear for SAT & TOEFL/IELTS exams for admission.

Master’s Degree:
The duration of master’s courses may range from a year to two depending on the university & your area of specialization. The binding requisite for Masters is the 16 year of education criteria. Students with Bachelors in Engineering are qualified whereas the students with B.Com, B.Sc, and B.A need to complete at least one year of Masters, post graduate diploma is also accepted by some specific institutions for specific programs.While 16 years of education is the major criteria, few universities do accept students with 3 years Bachelor’s degree for certain Master programmes. Exams required are GMAT for management related subjects / GRE for arts, science or any other subjects and TOEFL/ IELTS exams for admission.

Commonly known as PhD. Duration of the same may range from 3 years to 5 years. Students can take admission for a PhD only after completion of their master’s degree. PhD students need to submit a research proposal as well have to appear for GRE/GMAT & TOEFL/IELTS exams for admissions.

There are plenty of financial aid and scholarships offered by government and private bodies. Some of them are listed below. For any specific details contact our counsellors.



The Tata Scholarship Fund support approximately 20 scholars at any given time and ensure that the very best Indian students have access to Cornell, regardless of their financial circumstances. The scholarship is awarded annually; recipients receive the scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate studies at Cornell. To receive the undergraduate scholarship, a recipient must be a citizen of India and have attended secondary school in India; be offered admission to Cornell as an undergraduate student; be eligible for need-based financial aid.



The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is one of four graduate schools on campus; due to the relatively small size of the graduate programs, our faculty and staff members are able to give individualized attention to ensure that students receive rigorous training and mentored support as they master a discipline and prepare for future careers. To help students make graduate school possible for students in our two-year program in Computational Linguistics, Brandeis makes available special scholarships, based on merit and need.


Grad: President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship 
This Postgraduate Fellowship is announced in honor of President A.P.J. Kalam. The student award will be offered to a student who graduated from or is about to graduate from an Indian University and is accepted into a Ph.D. program in the following subjects at the University of South Florida: Applied Anthropology, Applied Physics, Business Ph.D. programs, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science & Engineering, Engineering, Criminology, Integrative Biology, Marine Science and Psychology.



The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a “City of Learning” — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world’s premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. Fellowships may provide a stipend, fees, and tuition to support the living and educational expenses of graduate study. To be considered, you must be nominated by your department. If you are considered for a fellowship, your application will be judged competitively on the basis of the quality of your previous academic work, on the evidence of your ability to do research, and on your promise of becoming a productive scholar.

In the United States, a state college or state university is one of the public colleges or universities funded by or associated with the state government. These state, as well as private, universities are accredited by different regional, accreditation agencies, including the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the Higher Learning Commission, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, depending on which region of the United States the university is located in.

In some states, e.g. Maryland, Tennessee, Indiana, and Washington, there is a campus designated as the “flagship” campus in the state’s university system, which generally is the most prestigious campus and the largest campus in student population, e.g. the University of Maryland College Park campus in the University System of Maryland, the Indiana University Bloomington campus in the Indiana University System, the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus in the University of Tennessee System, and the University of Washington’s Seattle campus in the University of Washington System.

However, in some other states, the state universities are treated as equal partners; therefore there is no officially recognized flagship campus in the state’s university system.There are a number of states that have more than one university system, e.g. California with 2; Colorado with 2; New York with 2; and Texas with 6 (the most).


  1. University of Alabama System
  2. University of Alabama (Alabama) (Tuscaloosa – flagship/main campus)
  3. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
  4. University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)
  5. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (Alabama A&M)
  6. Alabama State University (Alabama State)
  7. Athens State University
  8. Auburn University system
  9. Auburn University (Auburn) (Auburn – flagship/main campus)
  10. Auburn University at Montgomery
  11. Jacksonville State University
  12. University of Montevallo
  13. University of North Alabama (UNA)
  14. University of South Alabama (USA)
  15. Troy University system
  16. Troy University (Troy) (Troy – flagship/main campus)
  17. Troy University at Dothan
  18. Troy University at Montgomery
  19. University of West Alabama (UWA)


  1. University of Alaska System
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) (Fairbanks – flagship/main campus)
  3. University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA)
  4. University of Alaska Southeast (UAS)


  1. Arizona State University (ASU)
  2. Arizona State University Downtown Phoenix campus
  3. Arizona State University Polytechnic campus
  4. Arizona State University Tempe campus
  5. Arizona State University West campus
  6. ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City
  7. Thunderbird School of Global Management
  8. Northern Arizona University (NAU)
  9. University of Arizona
  10. University of Arizona (UA) (Tucson– main campus)
  11. University of Arizona, South (UA South) (Sierra Vista)


  1. University of Arkansas System
  2. University of Arkansas (Arkansas) (Fayetteville – flagship/main campus)
  3. University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
  4. University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  5. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  6. University of Arkansas at Monticello
  7. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  8. Arkansas State University
  9. Arkansas Tech University
  10. University of Central Arkansas (UCA, Central Arkansas)
  11. Henderson State University
  12. Southern Arkansas University (SAU)


  1. University of California system
  2. University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
  3. University of California, Davis (UC Davis)
  4. University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine)
  5. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  6. University of California, Merced (UC Merced)
  7. University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside)
  8. University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego)
  9. University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  10. University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara)
  11. University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz)
  12. University of California, Hastings College of the Law (law school; administered separately from the other UC campuses)
  13. California State University system
  14. California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB)
  15. California State University, Channel Islands (CSUCI or CI)
  16. California State University, Chico (Chico State)
  17. California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH)
  18. California State University, East Bay (CSUEB)
  19. California State University, Fresno (Fresno State)
  20. California State University, Fullerton (Fullerton, CSUF, Cal State Fullerton)
  21. Humboldt State University (HSU)
  22. California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State or Cal State Long Beach)
  23. California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA)
  24. California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime, The Academy)
  25. California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
  26. California State University, Northridge (CSUN, pronounced “C Sun”, Cal State Northridge)
  27. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)
  28. California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State)
  29. California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)
  30. San Diego State University (SDSU, San Diego State)
  31. San Francisco State University (SFSU)
  32. San Jose State University (SJSU, San Jose State)
  33. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or Cal Poly SLO)
  34. California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM)
  35. Sonoma State University (SSU)
  36. California State University, Stanislaus (Stan State)


  1. Adams State University
  2. University of Colorado system
  3. University of Colorado Boulder (Colorado or CU) (Boulder – flagship/main campus)
  4. University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CU-Colorado Springs)
  5. University of Colorado Denver (CU-Denver)
  6. Colorado Mesa University
  7. Colorado School of Mines
  8. Colorado State University system
  9. Colorado State University (Colorado State) (Fort Collins – flagship/main campus)
  10. Colorado State University–Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo)
  11. CSU–Global Campus (CSU–Global) – online only
  12. Fort Lewis College
  13. Metropolitan State University of Denver
  14. University of Northern Colorado
  15. Western State Colorado University (WSCU)


  1. Charter Oak State College (COSC)
  2. Connecticut State University System
  3. Central Connecticut State University (CCSU)
  4. Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU)
  5. Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU)
  6. Western Connecticut State University (WCSU)
  7. University of Connecticut system
  8. University of Connecticut (UConn) (Storrs – flagship/main campus)
  9. UConn Avery Point Campus in Groton
  10. UConn Graduate Business Campus in Hartford
  11. UConn Hartford Campus in Hartford (The campus moved to downtown Hartford in the fall of 2017 from West Hartford.)
  12. UConn Stamford Campus in Stamford
  13. UConn Torrington Campus in Torrington
  14. UConn Waterbury Campus in Waterbury


  1. University of Delaware (UD)
  2. Delaware State University

District of Columbia

  1. University of the District of Columbia (UDC)

Note that the District of Columbia provides tuition grants to its residents toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four-year colleges and universities throughout the US, Guam, and Puerto Rico.


  1. State University System of Florida
  2. Florida A&M University (Florida A&M)
  3. Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
  4. Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
  5. Florida International University (FIU) (includes Intercontinental, Hult, Crown, and Richmond Universities abroad)
  6. Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly or FPU)
  7. Florida State University (FSU)
  8. New College of Florida
  9. University of Central Florida (UCF)
  10. University of Florida (UF) (Gainesville – flagship/main campus)
  11. University of North Florida (UNF)
  12. University of South Florida (USF)
  13. University of West Florida (UWF)


  1. University System of Georgia
  2. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
  3. Albany State University
  4. Armstrong State University
  5. Atlanta Metropolitan State College
  6. Augusta University
  7. Bainbridge State College
  8. Clayton State University
  9. College of Coastal Georgia
  10. Columbus State University
  11. Dalton State College
  12. East Georgia State College
  13. Fort Valley State University
  14. University of Georgia (UGA)
  15. Georgia College and State University
  16. Georgia Gwinnett College
  17. Georgia Highlands College
  18. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  19. Georgia Southern University
  20. Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW)
  21. Georgia State University (GSU)
  22. Gordon State College
  23. Kennesaw State University
  24. Middle Georgia State University
  25. University of North Georgia (UNG)
  26. Savannah State University
  27. South Georgia State College (SGSC)
  28. Valdosta State University (VSU)
  29. University of West Georgia (UWG)


  1. University of Hawaii system
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa (Hawaii or UH) (Manoa – flagship/main campus)
  3. University of Hawaii at Hilo
  4. University of Hawaii at West Oahu


  1. Boise State University (Boise State or BSU)
  2. University of Idaho (U of I or UI)
  3. Idaho State University (Idaho State or ISU)
  4. Lewis–Clark State College


  1. Chicago State University (Chicago State)
  2. Eastern Illinois University (EIU)
  3. Governors State University
  4. Illinois State University (Illinois State)
  5. University of Illinois system
  6. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (Illinois) (Urbana and Champaign – flagship/main campus)
  7. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  8. University of Illinois at Springfield (UI-Springfield)
  9. Northeastern Illinois University
  10. Northern Illinois University (NIU)
  11. Southern Illinois University system
  12. Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) (Carbondale – flagship/main campus)
  13. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE, pronounced “SIU E”)
  14. Western Illinois University (WIU)
  15. Western Illinois University-Quad Cities (WIU-QC)


  1. Ball State University
  2. Indiana University System
  3. Indiana University Bloomington (Indiana or IU) (Bloomington – flagship/main campus)
  4. Indiana University East
  5. Indiana University Kokomo (IUK)
  6. Indiana University Northwest
  7. Indiana University South Bend (IUSB)
  8. Indiana University Southeast
  9. Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (IU appoints chancellor; joint academics with Purdue)
  10. Indiana University – Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC)
  11. Indiana State University (ISU)
  12. Purdue University system
  13. Purdue University (West Lafayette – flagship/main campus)
  14. Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) – (Purdue appoints chancellor; joint academics with IU)
  15. Purdue University Northwest – (2016 Merger of Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central)
  16. University of Southern Indiana (USI)
  17. Vincennes University (VU)


  1. University of Iowa (Iowa)
  2. Iowa State University (ISU)
  3. University of Northern Iowa (UNI)


  1. Emporia State University
  2. Fort Hays State University
  3. University of Kansas (Kansas or KU)
  4. Kansas State University (K-State or KSU)
  5. Pittsburg State University
  6. Wichita State University

Note: Washburn University in Topeka is the only remaining municipally chartered university in the United States.


  1. Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)
  2. University of Kentucky (Kentucky or UK)
  3. Kentucky State University
  4. University of Louisville (Louisville, U of L, or UL)
  5. Morehead State University
  6. Murray State University
  7. Northern Kentucky University (NKU)
  8. Western Kentucky University (WKU)


  1. Louisiana State University System
  2. Louisiana State University and A&M College (LSU) (Baton Rouge – flagship/main campus)
  3. Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSU-Alexandria)
  4. Louisiana State University at Eunice (LSU-Eunice)
  5. Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSU-Shreveport)
  6. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport
  7. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans
  8. Paul M. Hebert Law Center (law school on the main Baton Rouge campus)
  9. University of Louisiana System
  10. Grambling State University (GSU)
  11. Louisiana Tech University (Louisiana Tech or La Tech)
  12. McNeese State University (MSU)
  13. Nicholls State University
  14. Northwestern State University (NSULA)
  15. Southeastern Louisiana University (SELU)
  16. University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette)
  17. University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM)
  18. University of New Orleans (UNO)
  19. Southern University System
  20. Southern University (Baton Rouge – flagship/main campus)
  21. Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO)
  22. Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA)


  1. Maine Maritime Academy
  2. University of Maine System
  3. University of Maine (Maine) (Orono – flagship university)
  4. University of Maine Law School
  5. University of Maine at Augusta (UMaine Augusta, UM-Augusta, or UMA)
  6. University of Maine at Farmington (UMaine Farmington, UM-Farmington, or UMF)
  7. University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMaine Fort Kent, UM-Fort Kent, or UMFK)
  8. University of Maine at Machias (UMaineMachias, UM-Machias, or UMM, pronounced “UM M”)
  9. University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMaine Presque Isle, UM-Presque Isle, or UMPI, pronounced “UM PI”)
  10. University of Southern Maine (Southern Maine or USM)


  1. Morgan State University
  2. St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  3. University System of Maryland
  4. University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland, UMCP, or UMD) (College Park – flagship/main campus)
  5. Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) (constituent college of both the University of Maryland, College Park and Virginia Tech; independent of the University System of Maryland)
  6. Bowie State University
  7. Coppin State University
  8. Frostburg State University
  9. Salisbury University
  10. Towson University (Towson)
  11. University of Baltimore (UB)
  12. University of Maryland, Baltimore (UM Baltimore or UMB)
  13. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
  14. University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
  15. University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
  16. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  17. University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute


  1. University of Massachusetts system
  2. University of Massachusetts Amherst (Massachusetts, UMass, UMass Amherst) (Amherst – flagship/main campus)
  3. University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston)
  4. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth)
  5. University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell)
  6. University of Massachusetts Medical School
  7. State University system
  8. Bridgewater State University
  9. Fitchburg State University
  10. Framingham State University
  11. Salem State University
  12. Westfield State University
  13. Worcester State University
  14. Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
  15. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  16. Massachusetts Maritime Academy


  1. Central Michigan University (CMU)
  2. Eastern Michigan University (EMU)
  3. Ferris State University (Ferris State)
  4. Grand Valley State University (Grand Valley State or GVSU)
  5. Lake Superior State University
  6. University of Michigan system
  7. University of Michigan (Michigan) (Ann Arbor – flagship/main campus)
  8. University of Michigan–Dearborn
  9. University of Michigan–Flint
  10. Michigan State University (Michigan State)
  11. Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech)
  12. Northern Michigan University (NMU)
  13. Oakland University (OU)
  14. Saginaw Valley State University
  15. Wayne State University (Wayne State)
  16. Western Michigan University (WMU)


  1. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (Listed below are the state universities. The Minnesota State system also includes the state’s community and technical colleges.)
  2. Bemidji State University
  3. Minnesota State University, Mankato (flagship campus)
  4. Minnesota State University Moorhead
  5. Metropolitan State University
  6. Southwest Minnesota State University
  7. St. Cloud State University
  8. Winona State University
  9. University of Minnesota system
  10. University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota) (Minneapolis – flagship/main campus)
  11. University of Minnesota Crookston
  12. University of Minnesota Duluth
  13. University of Minnesota Morris
  14. University of Minnesota Rochester


  1. Alcorn State University
  2. Delta State University (Delta State)
  3. Jackson State University (Jackson State)
  4. Mississippi State University (Mississippi State)
  5. Mississippi University for Women (MUW)
  6. Mississippi Valley State University
  7. University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
  8. University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss or USM)


  1. University of Central Missouri (UCM)
  2. Harris–Stowe State University
  3. Lincoln University of Missouri
  4. University of Missouri System
  5. University of Missouri (Missouri or Mizzou) (Columbia – flagship/main campus)
  6. University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC)
  7. Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T)
  8. University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL)
  9. Missouri Southern State University
  10. Missouri State University
  11. Missouri Western State University
  12. Northwest Missouri State University
  13. Southeast Missouri State University
  14. Truman State University


  1. Montana University System (Listed below are the state universities. The MUS also includes the state’s community, technical, and tribal colleges.)
  2. Montana State University System
  3. Montana State University (Montana State) (Bozeman – flagship/main campus)
  4. Montana State University Billings (Billings)
  5. Montana State University–Northern (Havre)
  6. University of Montana System
  7. University of Montana (Montana) (Missoula – flagship/main campus)
  8. Montana Tech of The University of Montana (Butte)
  9. University of Montana Western (Dillon)


  1. Nebraska State College System
  2. Chadron State College
  3. Peru State College
  4. Wayne State College
  5. University of Nebraska system
  6. University of Nebraska–Lincoln (Nebraska) (Lincoln – flagship/main campus)
  7. University of Nebraska at Kearney
  8. University of Nebraska Omaha
  9. University of Nebraska Medical Center


  1. Nevada System of Higher Education
  2. University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) (Reno – flagship/main campus)
  3. College of Southern Nevada (community college; in addition to associate’s degrees, offers a bachelor’s degree program)
  4. Great Basin College (community college; in addition to associate degrees, offers a few bachelor’s degrees)
  5. Nevada State College
  6. University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
  7. Western Nevada College (community college; in addition to associate degrees, offers a bachelor’s degree program)
  8. Truckee Meadows Community College (Community college located in Northern Reno. Offers a variety of Associates degree programs, as well as Bachelor’s degrees, which are provided through a partnership with Sierra Nevada College)

New Hampshire

  1. University System of New Hampshire
  2. Granite State College
  3. Keene State College
  4. Plymouth State University
  5. University of New Hampshire (UNH) (flagship/main campus)

New Jersey

  1. The College of New Jersey
  2. Kean University
  3. Montclair State University
  4. New Jersey City University
  5. New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
  6. Ramapo College of New Jersey
  7. Rowan University
  8. Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (from dissolved University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ))
  9. Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (established in partnership with Cooper Health System in 2009)
  10. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey system
  11. Rutgers University (Rutgers) (New Brunswick and Piscataway – flagship/main campus)
  12. Rutgers–Newark
  13. Rutgers–Camden
  14. Rutgers Schools of Biomedical and Health Sciences (from dissolved University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ))
  15. Stockton University
  16. Thomas Edison State University
  17. William Paterson University of New Jersey

New Mexico

  1. University of New Mexico (New Mexico or UNM)
  2. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech)
  3. New Mexico State University (NMSU)
  4. New Mexico Highlands University
  5. Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU)
  6. Western New Mexico University (WNMU)

New York

  1. State University of New York (SUNY) system
  2. University centers
  3. The State University of New York at Buffalo (University at Buffalo, UBuffalo) (Buffalo – flagship/main campus[4])
  4. University at Albany (Albany, UAlbany)
  5. Binghamton University (Binghamton)
  6. Stony Brook University (Stony Brook)
  7. Other doctoral-granting institutions
  8. Health Science Center Brooklyn
  9. State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  10. State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
  11. New York State College of Ceramics (contract college at Alfred University)
  12. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (contract college at Cornell University)
  13. College of Human Ecology (contract college at Cornell University)
  14. College of Veterinary Medicine (contract college at Cornell University)
  15. School of Industrial and Labor Relations (contract college at Cornell University)
  16. State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  17. State University of New York State College of Optometry
  18. Comprehensive colleges
  19. Buffalo State College
  20. Empire State College
  21. State University of New York at Brockport (SUNY Brockport)
  22. State University of New York at Cortland (SUNY Cortland)
  23. State University of New York at Fredonia (SUNY Fredonia)
  24. State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY Geneseo)
  25. State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz)
  26. State University of New York at Old Westbury (SUNY Old Westbury)
  27. State University of New York at Oneonta (SUNY Oneonta)
  28. State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego)
  29. State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh)
  30. State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam)
  31. State University of New York at Purchase (SUNY Purchase)
  32. Technology colleges
  33. Alfred State College
  34. Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) (a SUNY community college; in addition to associate’s degrees, also offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees)
  35. State University of New York at Canton (SUNY Canton)
  36. State University of New York at Cobleskill (SUNY Cobleskill)
  37. State University of New York at Delhi (SUNY Delhi)
  38. State University of New York at Farmingdale (SUNY Farmingdale)
  39. Morrisville State College
  40. State University of New York Maritime College (SUNY Maritime)
  41. City University of New York (CUNY) system


  1. Baruch College
  2. Brooklyn College
  3. City College of New York
  4. College of Staten Island
  5. Hunter College
  6. John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  7. Lehman College
  8. Medgar Evers College
  9. New York City College of Technology
  10. Queens College
  11. Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  12. York College

Graduate and professional schools

  1. CUNY Graduate Center
  2. CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  3. CUNY School of Law
  4. CUNY School of Professional Studies
  5. CUNY School of Public Health
  6. Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  7. William E. Macaulay Honors College

North Carolina

  1. University of North Carolina system
  2. Appalachian State University (Appalachian State or App State)
  3. East Carolina University (ECU)
  4. Elizabeth City State University (ECSU)
  5. Fayetteville State University (FSU)
  6. North Carolina A&T State University (North Carolina A&T)
  7. North Carolina Central University (North Carolina Central or NCCU)
  8. North Carolina State University (North Carolina State, NC State, NCSU)
  9. University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNC Asheville or UNCA)
  10. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC Chapel Hill or UNC)
  11. University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte or Charlotte)
  12. University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC Greensboro or UNCG)
  13. University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNC Pembroke)
  14. University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNC Wilmington or UNCW)
  15. University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNC School of the Arts)
  16. Western Carolina University (WCU)
  17. Winston-Salem State University (WSSU)

North Dakota

  1. North Dakota University System (Listed below are the state universities. The NDUS also includes the state’s community colleges.)
  2. Dickinson State University
  3. Mayville State University
  4. Minot State University
  5. University of North Dakota (UND) (Grand Forks)
  6. North Dakota State University (North Dakota State or NDSU)
  7. Valley City State University


  1. University System of Ohio
  2. University of Akron (Akron)
  3. Bowling Green State University (BGSU)
  4. BGSU Firelands (Huron)
  5. Central State University
  6. University of Cincinnati system
  7. University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Cincy, or UC) (Cincinnati – flagship/main campus)
  8. University of Cincinnati, Clermont College (Batavia)
  9. University of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters College (Blue Ash)
  10. Cleveland State University
  11. Kent State University system
  12. Kent State University at Ashtabula
  13. Kent State University at East Liverpool
  14. Kent State University at Geauga
  15. Kent State University (Kent Campus) (main campus)
  16. Kent State University at Salem
  17. Kent State University at Stark
  18. Kent State University at Trumbull
  19. Kent State University at Tuscarawas
  20. Miami University system
  21. Miami University (Oxford – flagship/main campus)
  22. Miami University Hamilton
  23. Miami University Middletown
  24. Miami University Dolibois European Center (Differdange, Luxembourg)
  25. The Ohio State University system
  26. The Ohio State University (Ohio State or OSU) (Columbus – flagship/main campus)
  27. The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (Wooster)
  28. The Ohio State University, Lima Campus
  29. The Ohio State University, Mansfield Campus
  30. The Ohio State University, Marion Campus
  31. The Ohio State University, Newark Campus
  32. Ohio University system
  33. Ohio University (Ohio) (Athens – flagship/main campus)
  34. Ohio University Chillicothe
  35. Ohio University Cleveland[5]
  36. Ohio University Dublin[6]
  37. Ohio University Eastern (St. Clairsville)
  38. Ohio University Lancaster
  39. Ohio University Pickerington (part of Lancaster Campus)
  40. Ohio University Proctorville (part of Southern Campus)
  41. Ohio University Southern (Ironton)
  42. Ohio University Zanesville
  43. Shawnee State University
  44. University of Toledo
  45. Wright State University
  46. Youngstown State University


  1. Cameron University
  2. University of Central Oklahoma (Central Oklahoma or UCO)
  3. East Central University
  4. Langston University
  5. Northeastern State University
  6. Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  7. University of Oklahoma system
  8. University of Oklahoma (Oklahoma) (Norman – flagship/main campus)
  9. University of Oklahoma Tulsa
  10. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  11. Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  12. Oklahoma State University System
  13. Oklahoma State University–Stillwater (Oklahoma State) (Stillwater – flagship/main campus)
  14. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
  15. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
  16. Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City
  17. Oklahoma State University–Tulsa
  18. Rogers State University
  19. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  20. Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  21. Southwestern Oklahoma State University


  1. University of Oregon (Oregon or UO)
  2. Oregon Health and Science University (Oregon Health or OHSU)
  3. Oregon State University (Oregon State or OSU)
  4. Portland State University (Portland State or PSU)
  5. Eastern Oregon University (EOU)
  6. Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech or OIT)
  7. Southern Oregon University (SOU)
  8. Western Oregon University (WOU)


Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PaSSHE)

The 14 universities in PaSSHE are state-owned. They are directly governed by gubernatorial appointees sitting on the PaSSHE Board of Governors. Each university also has an independent Council of Trustees appointed by the Commonwealth’s governor.

  1. State-owned universities:
  2. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  3. California University of Pennsylvania
  4. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  5. Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  6. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Venango
  7. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
  8. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  9. Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
  10. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Academy of Culinary Arts
  11. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Armstrong (IUP-Armstrong)
  12. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Northpointe (IUP-Northpointe)
  13. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney (IUP-Punxsutawney)
  14. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  15. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
  16. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Clearfield
  17. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
  18. Millersville University of Pennsylvania
  19. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  20. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  21. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Commonwealth System of Higher Education

Universities of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education receive public funds and reduce tuition for residents of Pennsylvania. Gubernatorial appointees are always a minority of their respective governing boards.

  1. State-related institutions:
  2. Lincoln University
  3. Pennsylvania State University (Penn State or PSU) (a multi-college campus administered at University Park)
  4. (University Park – flagship/main campus)
  5. Penn State Abington (PSU-Abingdon)
  6. Penn State Altoona (PSU-Altoona)
  7. Penn State Berks (PSU-Berks)
  8. Penn State Beaver (PSU-Beaver)
  9. Penn State Brandywine (PSU-Brandywine)
  10. Penn State DuBois (PSU-DuBois)
  11. Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus (PSU-Fayette)
  12. Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (PSU-Erie or Behrend)
  13. Penn State Greater Allegheny (PSU-Greater Allegheny)
  14. Penn State Harrisburg (PSU-Harrisburg)
  15. Penn State Hazleton (PSU-Hazleton)
  16. Penn State Lehigh Valley (PSU-Lehigh Valley)
  17. Penn State Mont Alto (PSU-Mont Alto)
  18. Penn State New Kensington (PSU-New Kensington)
  19. Penn State Schuylkill (PSU-Schuylkill)
  20. Penn State Shenango (PSU-Shenango)
  21. Penn State Wilkes-Barre (PSU-Wilkes-Barre)
  22. Penn State Worthington Scranton (PSU-Worthington/Scranton)
  23. Penn State York (PSU-York)
  24. Pennsylvania State University’s special mission colleges
  25. Penn State College of Medicine
  26. Penn State Dickinson School of Law
  27. Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
  28. Penn State World Campus
  29. Temple University (Temple or TU)
  30. Temple University Ambler (TU-Ambler)
  31. University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh or Pitt)
  32. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (Pitt-Bradford or UPB)
  33. University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (Pitt-Greensburg)
  34. University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ or Pitt-Johnstown)
  35. University of Pittsburgh at Titusville (Pitt-Titusville or UPB)

Rhode Island

  1. Rhode Island College (RIC)
  2. University of Rhode Island system
  3. University of Rhode Island (Rhode Island or URI) (Kingston – flagship/main campus)
  4. URI Feinstein Campus, Providence
  5. URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Narragansett
  6. URI W. Alton Jones Campus, West Greenwich

South Carolina

  1. The Citadel
  2. Clemson University
  3. Coastal Carolina University (Coastal Carolina or CCU)
  4. College of Charleston (Charleston or CofC)
  5. Francis Marion University
  6. Lander University
  7. Medical University of South Carolina
  8. University of South Carolina System
  9. University of South Carolina (Carolina, USC, or SCar) (Columbia – flagship/main campus)
  10. University of South Carolina Aiken (USC-Aiken)
  11. University of South Carolina Beaufort (USC-Beaufort)
  12. University of South Carolina Lancaster (USC-Lancaster)
  13. University of South Carolina Salkehatchie (USC-Salkehatchie)
  14. University of South Carolina Sumter (USC-Sumter)
  15. University of South Carolina Union (USC-Union)
  16. University of South Carolina Upstate (USC-Upstate or Upstate)
  17. South Carolina State University (SCSU)
  18. Winthrop University (WU)

South Dakota

  1. Black Hills State University
  2. Dakota State University
  3. Northern State University
  4. University of South Dakota (South Dakota or USD)
  5. South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (South Dakota School of Mines, South Dakota Tech, or SDSM&T, pronounced “SDSM and T”)
  6. South Dakota State University (South Dakota State)


  1. Austin Peay State University (Austin Peay or APSU)
  2. East Tennessee State University (ETSU)
  3. Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
  4. Tennessee State University (TSU)
  5. Tennessee Technological University (Tennessee Tech or TTU)
  6. University of Memphis (U of M) (Memphis – flagship/main campus)
  7. University of Memphis Park Avenue Campus- Memphis (located about a mile south of the main campus)
  8. University of Memphis Downtown Law School- located in downtown Memphis
  9. University of Memphis Lambuth Campus- Jackson
  10. University of Tennessee System (UT, UTC, and UT Martin are primary campuses of the UT System, whereas the UTHSC and the Space Institute are two other educational campuses.)
  11. University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville, UTK, or UT) (Knoxville – flagship/main campus)
  12. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UT Chattanooga or UTC)
  13. University of Tennessee at Martin (UT Martin)
  14. University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC or UT Medical School) (Memphis)
  15. University of Tennessee Space Institute (UT Space Institute) (Tullahoma)


  1. University of Houston System
  2. University of Houston
  3. University of Houston–Clear Lake
  4. University of Houston–Downtown
  5. University of Houston–Victoria
  6. Midwestern State University
  7. University of North Texas System
  8. University of North Texas
  9. University of North Texas at Dallas
  10. University of North Texas Health Science Center
  11. Stephen F. Austin State University
  12. The University of Texas System
  13. Academic institutions
  14. The University of Texas at Arlington
  15. The University of Texas at Austin (flagship/main campus)
  16. The University of Texas at Dallas
  17. The University of Texas at El Paso
  18. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  19. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  20. The University of Texas at San Antonio
  21. The University of Texas at Tyler
  22. Health institutions
  23. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  24. University of Texas Medical Branch
  25. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  26. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
  27. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  28. University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
  29. Texas A&M University System
  30. Texas A&M University (College Station, Galveston, Doha -flagship/main campus)
  31. Prairie View A&M University
  32. Tarleton State University
  33. Texas A&M International University
  34. Texas A&M University–Central Texas
  35. Texas A&M University–Commerce
  36. Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
  37. Texas A&M University–Kingsville
  38. Texas A&M University–San Antonio
  39. Texas A&M University–Texarkana
  40. West Texas A&M University
  41. Texas Southern University
  42. Texas State University System
  43. Lamar University
  44. Sam Houston State University
  45. Sul Ross State University
  46. Texas State University
  47. Texas Tech University System
  48. Angelo State University
  49. Texas Tech University
  50. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso
  51. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Lubbock
  52. Texas Woman’s University


  1. Utah System of Higher Education
  2. Dixie State University (Dixie State)
  3. Southern Utah University (Southern Utah or SUU)
  4. University of Utah (Utah, U of U, or UU)
  5. Utah State University (Utah State or USU)
  6. Utah Valley University (Utah Valley or UVU)
  7. Weber State University (Weber State)


  1. Vermont State Colleges (Listed below are the state universities. The VSC also includes the state’s community college and technical college.)
  2. Castleton University (Castleton State or Castleton)
  3. Johnson State College
  4. Lyndon State College
  5. University of Vermont (UVM)


  1. Christopher Newport University (CNU)
  2. Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)
  3. George Mason University (GMU)
  4. James Madison University (JMU)
  5. Longwood University
  6. University of Mary Washington (Mary Washington, Mary Wash, or UMW)
  7. Norfolk State University
  8. Old Dominion University (Old Dominion or ODU)
  9. Radford University
  10. University of Virginia (UVA)
  11. University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVA at Wise or UVA-Wise)
  12. Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
  13. Virginia Military Institute (VMI)
  14. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  15. Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (a constituent of both Virginia Tech and the University of Maryland, College Park)
  16. Virginia State University
  17. The College of William & Mary (William and Mary, W&M)


  1. Central Washington University (CWU)
  2. Eastern Washington University (EWU)
  3. The Evergreen State College
  4. University of Washington system
  5. University of Washington (Washington or UW) (Seattle – flagship/main campus)
  6. UW Tacoma campus (see University of Washington Tacoma)
  7. UW Bothell campus
  8. Washington State University system
  9. Washington State University (Wazzu or WSU) (Pullman – flagship/main campus)
  10. WSU Spokane campus (WSU-Spokane or Spokane)
  11. WSU Tri-Cities campus (WSU-Tri-Cities or Tri-Cities)
  12. WSU Vancouver campus (WSU-Vancouver or Vancouver)
  13. Western Washington University (WWU)

West Virginia

  1. Bluefield State College
  2. Concord University
  3. Fairmont State University
  4. Glenville State College
  5. Marshall University
  6. Marshall University Graduate College
  7. Shepherd University
  8. West Liberty University
  9. West Virginia University system
  10. West Virginia University (WVU) (Morgantown – flagship/main campus)
  11. Potomac State College of West Virginia University (Potomac State College or Potomac State) (community college; in addition to associate’s degrees, offers a bachelor’s degree program)
  12. West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech or West Virginia Tech)
  13. West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  14. West Virginia State University (WVSU)


  1. University of Wisconsin System
  2. University of Wisconsin–Madison (Wisconsin) (Madison – flagship/main campus)
  3. University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
  4. University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
  5. University of Wisconsin–La Crosse
  6. University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  7. University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh
  8. University of Wisconsin–Parkside
  9. University of Wisconsin–Platteville
  10. University of Wisconsin–River Falls
  11. University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point
  12. University of Wisconsin–Stout
  13. University of Wisconsin–Superior
  14. University of Wisconsin–Whitewater


  1. University of Wyoming