Colleges and Universities Prepared by Dr. John D. Eigenauer For the students of Taft College
Oops • After five days and 25 miles, he ran out of food.
Career • 1963 AA degree from Skagit Valley College in Political Science. • 1965 BA Political Science University of Washington. • Graduate work at Cambridge. • Became a professional writer.
The World’s Top Universities • 56% of the world’s top universities are in the United States.
The World’s Top Universities • The world’s top 18 universities are in the United States: MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Cal, Penn State, U of M, Cornell, Illinois, Wisconsin-Madison, Texas-Austin, Washington, Carnegie Mellon, Minnesota, Columbia, Penn, Chicago, Texas A&M, and UCLA.
The World’s Top Universities • This elite list is followed by other great schools: Duke, Rutgers, Yale, Princeton, NYU, Georgia Tech, Cal Tech, USC, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Dartmouth, Rice, Brown, and many, many others.
The World’s Universities • There are 2028 universities in the United States. • There are 569 in France. • There are 370 in Germany. • There are 64 in Romania. • There are 315 in Russia. • There are 12 in Moldova.
California • The state of California has 106 community colleges. • Illinois has 53, seven of which are in Chicago. • New York has 40. • California has the least expensive community colleges in the United States.
Transfer • With an Associate’s Degree, you can transfer to any university in the United States as well as to many universities throughout the world.
International Universities • Oxford University in England: • Established c. 1100. • The first overseas student arrived in 1190. His name was Emo of Friesland. • An Oxford student was one of the first people to advocate for the Bible in common peoples’ languages, rather than in Latin.
International Universities • Oxford University in England has: • 38 libraries. • Over 11,000,000 items. • One library collection dating to the 1400s. • Classes that teach Chinese, Celtic, German, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and other languages.
International Universities • Moscow (Russia) State University has website for English speakers:http://www.msu.ru/en/
Did you know? • Taft College interlibrary loan program. • Taft College digital media collection. • Taft College professors have expertise in Political Science, Chemistry, Computer Technology, Mathematics, Foreign Languages, Philosophy, and more.
A Promise • We can teach you anything you want to know… • But you have to want to know it.