#8 Duke University

Be Duke-Bound with IvyBound! Duke University– #8 National University (US News & World Report) Duke University offers a unique and compelling combination of academic achievement, engagement with society, and athletic accomplishment at the highest levels. A private comprehensive teaching and research university, Duke traces its roots to 1838 when local Methodist and Quaker communities opened …

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#3 MIT

Be MIT-Bound with IvyBound! Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)– #3 (tied) National University (US News & World Report) The story of MIT begins with a heartfelt belief that the American educational system of the 19th century was fundamentally broken. Instead of treating a scientific education and a practical education as fundamentally incompatible, its founders envisioned …

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Be Harvard-Bound with IvyBound! Harvard University– #2 National University (US News & World Report) Harvard University is the oldest university in the US, established in the US in 1636 before America got its independence from England. The name Harvard comes from the college’s first benefactor, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown. Upon his death …

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