1.) University of Advancing Technology
Established – 1983
President – Jason Pistillo
Location – 2625 W. BASELINE RD., TEMPE, AZ 85283-1056
Website – http://www.UAT.edu
University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is a institution of higher education in Tempe, Arizona. Founded in 1983, UAT is a university with multiple areas of study in technology disciplines. Sometimes misunderstood to be a vocational school due to the history of their offerings in a vocational context, UAT is an areaally accredited university, with specific emphasis on how its specialized mission integrates technology into its general education requirements. The institution offers core classes (eg, Legal Issues in Technology, Technology and Society, Ethics in Technology), as well as deep sets of courses in each major. Each student is required to complete a SIP (Student Innovation Project) and internship to graduate.
UAT offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, on campus and online. The school has an enrollment of approximately 1000 students. UAT also participates in a student exchange with DeMontfort University, UK.
2.) Shaw University
Established – December 1, 1865
President – Paulette Dillard, Ph.D. (Interim)
Location – 118 E. South Street Raleigh, NC 27601
Website – www.shawu.edu
Shaw University , founded as the Raleigh Institute , is a private liberal arts institution and historically black university (HBCU) in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Founded on December 1, 1865, it is the oldest HBCU in the Southern United States.
Shaw University has been called the mother of African-American colleges in North Carolina, as the founding presidents of North Carolina Central University, Elizabeth City State University, and Fayetteville State University were all Shaw alumni. The founder of Livingstone College studied at Shaw, before transferring to Lincoln University. What became North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University was located on Shaw’s campus during its first year.
Shaw University is affiliated with the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and a member of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. which supports the Shaw University Divinity School. Along with Howard University, Hampton University, Lincoln University, PA and Virginia Union University, Shaw was a co-founding member of the NCAA Division II’s Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference, the oldest African American athletic association in the U.S. The university has won CIAA championships in Football, Basketball (women’s and men’s), and Men’s Tennis.
The university won a 5-year grant with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to create a Partnership for the Elimination of Health Disparities for minorities, and a 7-year grant with Johns Hopkins University for Gerontological Research. In 2007, Shaw received $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation to support its Nanoscience and Nanotechnology program. In 2004, Shaw University received $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education to develop an Upward Bound Program.
3.) University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Established – 1956
Chancellor – Mark Mone
Location – Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
Website – www4.uwm.edu
The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (also known as UW–Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public urbanresearch university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is the largest university in the Milwaukee metropolitan area and a member of the University of Wisconsin System. It is also one of the two doctoral degree-granting public universities and the second largest university in Wisconsin.
As of the 2015-2016 school year, the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee had an enrollment of 27,156, with 1,604 faculty members. It is located in Milwaukee’s upper East Side close to Lake Michigan, and is home to the only graduate school of freshwater science in the U.S., and Wisconsin’s only school of architecture. The University consists of 14 schools and colleges, offering 191 degree programs, including 94 bachelor’s, 64 master’s and 33 doctorate degrees.
The university is categorized as an R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest research activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2015, the university had research expenditure of $62 million.
The university’s athletic teams are called the Panthers. A total of 15 Panther athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I. Panthers have won the James J. McCafferty Trophy as the Horizon League’s all-sports champions seven times since 2000. They have earned 133 Horizon League titles and made 40 NCAA tournament appearances as of 2016.
4.) Brown University
Established – 1764
President – Christina Paxson
Location – Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Website – brown.edu
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Brown is the seventh-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.
At its foundation, Brown was the first college in the United States to accept students regardless of their religious affiliation. Its engineering program was established in 1847 and was the first in the Ivy League. It was one of the early doctoral-granting U.S. institutions in the late 19th century, adding master and doctoral studies in 1887. Brown’s New Curriculum is sometimes referred to in education theory as the Brown Curriculum and was adopted by faculty vote in 1969 after a period of student lobbying. The New Curriculum eliminated mandatory “general education” distribution requirements, made students “the architects of their own syllabus” and allowed them to take any course for a grade of satisfactory or unrecorded no-credit. In 1971, Brown’s coordinate women’s institution, Pembroke College, was fully merged into the university and Pembroke Campus now includ es dormitories and classrooms used by all of Brown.
Undergraduate admissions is very selective, with an acceptance rate of 8.3 percent for the class of 2021. The University comprises the College, the Graduate School, Alpert Medical School, the School of Engineering, the School of Public Health and the School of Professional Studies (which includ es the IE Brown Executive MBA program). Brown’s international programs are organized through the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the university is academically affiliated with the Marine Biological Laboratory and the Rhode Island School of Design. The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program, offered in conjunction with the Rhode Island School of Design, is a five-year course that awards degrees from both institutions.
5.) Missouri University of Science And Technology
Established – 1870
Chancellor – Christopher G. Maples (interim)
Location – 1201 N State St, Rolla, MO 65409, USA
Website – www.mst.edu
Missouri University of Science and Technology , commonly Missouri S & T and formerly known as the University of Missouri-Rolla and originally Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy , is a public land grant and space grantuniversity located in Rolla, Missouri, United States and a member institution of the University of Missouri System. Most of its 8,884 students (fall 2017) study engineering, business, sciences, and mathematics. Known primarily for its engineering school, Missouri S & T offers degree programs in business and management systems, information science and technology, sciences, social sciences, humanities, and arts.