Located in New Jersey, Princeton University is one the country’s prestigious Ivy League colleges. Founded in 1746, the country’s fourth-oldest college was known for years as the College of New Jersey. The name Princeton University was adopted in 1896, with the university designation indicating the expanded number of courses and degrees available.
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The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) is nestled in the center of Southern California’s most exciting metropolis. The university was founded in 1919 as the southern branch of the state’s public university system; however, it soon grew too large for its location and the Westwood campus was built less than a decade later. The school opened its doors to graduate students in 1934, and the School of Public Health was founded in 1961.
Known as Caltech, the California Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s premier technical schools. The university prides itself on its technological achievements, and 31 of its faculty and alumni have gone on to win the Nobel Prize. The list of Caltech Nobel honorees includes Linus Pauling, Roger Sperry, and Robert Grubbs.