Sewanee does a great job of di...

Nov 2, 2017 by

Liberal Arts colleges can tend to sound the same. Sewanee’s video has fun breaking the mold!

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Fresno State and Cal Poly SLO ...

Sep 11, 2016 by

Firetail, a UK-based strategy consulting firm, has named Fresno State and Cal Poly SLO as part of their “Class of 2030” with the potential to become globally renowned in the next decade or so.  Read more…  

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San Francisco State and CSU No...

Sep 11, 2016 by

Two California State universities have been recognized among the top 25 film schools by Hollywood Reporter.  Read more…

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Nearly half of new UC students...

Aug 12, 2015 by

The University of California continues to outpace its peers in accessibility.  According to the UC’s Annual Accountability Report close to 50% of the California freshmen will be the first in the family to earn a college degree, about 42% receive Pell Grants, and five campuses (Davis, Riverside, San Diego, Los Angeles and Irvine) each enroll […]

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Top Public University Honors P...

Nov 7, 2014 by

An Honors Program within a public university can give a top student the best of both worlds: an intimate, academically challenging and intellectually stimulating community within a socially vibrant campus.  Nancy Griesemer summarizes the top country’s top programs.  Read more…

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Colleges with the Largest Endo...

Feb 12, 2014 by

Last year the University of California system endowments rose 7% to $6.4B, 14th highest in the nation.  The University of the Pacific endowments grew 66.8%, one of the highest in the nation.  Read more from Nancy Griesemer…

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San Jose State’s Great B...

Jun 17, 2013 by

San Jose State University’s Animation program is one of the top programs in the country, and a great bargain at $7,300 per year – if you can get in.  Read more…

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Arizona State University

May 23, 2011 by

Arizona State University is composed of 4 campuses located within the greater Phoenix area.  ASU is the 2nd largest university in the nation, with over 56,000 undergrads and 250+ majors.  In recent years, the university has embarked on a vision to create a model of the new American

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University of Arizona

May 9, 2011 by

Located in Tucson, the University of Arizona’s 380-acre campus is surrounded by the beautiful Sonoran Desert and Galiuro mountains.  The UA offers over 100 majors and is one of the country’s top research public universities.  The Eller School of Management’s entreprenuerial program is ranked

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University of Nevada Las Vegas

May 5, 2011 by

The University of Nevada at Las Vegas is a public research university located approximately 1.5 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip.  The main campus sits on 332 surprisingly lush acres with large grassy areas, shade trees, and high desert plants.

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CSU Long Beach

Apr 26, 2011 by

California State University at Long Beach is located three miles from the Pacific Ocean and 25 miles from Los Angeles.  The University’s 323 beautifully landscaped acres are divided into an upper and lower campus and its sporting complex,

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UC Santa Barbara

Apr 25, 2011 by

UC Santa Barbara is located on the Pacific coast 100 miles north of Los Angeles at the foot of the Santa Ynez mountains.  As part of the University of California system, it offers world-class research and  education to over 21,000 students.

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Westmont College

Apr 12, 2011 by

Westmont College is nestled in the beautiful hills of Santa Barbara, just 5 minutes from the beach.  It is a non-denominational Christian college ranked by US News & World Report among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation. 

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CSU Sonoma

Mar 26, 2011 by

Nestled in the foothills of Sonoma County, Sonoma State is located in the heart of Northern California’s beautiful wine country. Its 269 park-like acres include redwood groves, two lakes, a creek and large grassy areas for kicking back.

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UC Davis

Mar 16, 2011 by

UC Davis is located in a cozy college town 72 miles east of San Francisco and 15 miles from Sacramento.  While historically known for its agricultural roots and close ties to the California wine industry, UC Davis is a research

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CSU Monterey Bay

Mar 8, 2011 by

California State University-Monterey Bay is located in the town of Seaside within biking distance to Pacific Grove and the shores Monterey Bay.

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Harvey Mudd College

Feb 28, 2011 by

Harvey Mudd is the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) powerhouse of the Claremont Colleges consortium

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Wake Forest University

Feb 23, 2011 by

Wake Forest is a top private liberal arts university, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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CSU Fresno

Feb 14, 2011 by

Fresno State is located in the heart of California just an hour or two away from Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Parks.

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University of Minnesota

Feb 10, 2011 by

The University of Minnesota’s flagship research institution is located in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.The Minneapolis campus straddles the Mississippi

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San Diego State University

Jan 31, 2011 by

Boasting beautiful weather,  enviable school spirit,  strong alumni support, and innovative academic programs, San Diego State is one of the more popular public universities

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Santa Clara University

Jan 26, 2011 by

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University offers a liberal arts education with pre-professional programs in business and engineering.

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University of Notre Dame

Jan 19, 2011 by

The University of Notre Dame, an independent, national Catholic university, is located on 1,250 acres adjacent to South Bend, Indiana,  approximately 90 miles east of

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High Point University

Jan 11, 2011 by

High Point University is a small liberal arts college in High Point, North Carolina located 15 miles from both Winston Salem and Greensboro, and 80 miles from Raleigh-Durham. 

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Rice University

Jan 4, 2011 by

Rice University, a private comprehensive research university, has a gorgeous 285-acre campus located in Houston’s Museum District

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University of San Francisco

Dec 26, 2010 by

Perched on a hill between Golden Gate Park and the bay, the University of San Francisco occupies 55 acres on a residential campus

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UC San Diego

Dec 20, 2010 by

UC San Diego is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  It has a lot going for it: a beautiful 1,200 acre campus with views of the Pacific ocean, beautiful weather, and

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University of Michigan, Ann Ar...

Dec 13, 2010 by

University of Michigan, also known as Big Blue, has a lot going for it.  It’s on the list of top Public Ivies (together with UC Berkeley, UCLA,

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UC Santa Cruz

Dec 6, 2010 by

On 2,000 acres overlooking Monterey Bay, UC Santa Cruz is one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation.  Located on a ridge in the Santa Cruz Mountains,

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Macalester College

Dec 2, 2010 by

Macalester College is a small liberal arts college located in a residential neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota. In the heart of a lively metropolitan area,

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New York University (NYU)

Nov 29, 2010 by

Truly a college “in and of the city”.  NYU, located in Greenwich village and  Dubai, is for the student who wants to take advantage of all that New York City has to offer.

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Fordham University

Nov 18, 2010 by

Fordham University is one of the 28 Jesuit universities in the U.S.  Its beautiful main campus, Rose Hill, is located in the Bronx, while a satellite campus, Lincoln Center

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Menlo College

Nov 8, 2010 by

Menlo College is a small business college on a mission to become one of the top business schools in the country.  It is located on 45 acres in Atherton, California;

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Chapman University

Oct 31, 2010 by

Chapman is a private liberal arts and pre-professional university situated on a beautiful 76 acre campus in the historic Old Towne district of Orange.

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Duke University

Oct 25, 2010 by

Duke is located in Durham, in the midst of North Carolina’s Research Triangle and just minutes away from the Raleigh-Durham airport. 

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UC Merced

Oct 17, 2010 by

Starting today, every Sunday,  Kathy and Sandy will profile a college that they’ve visited.  Our first profile is on the newest member of the University of California system: UC Merced.

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