In US News national college rankings, the top of the list is always dominated by private universities. However, there are still some very good public universities on the upper part of the list, and there are serval advantages compare to private schools such as cheaper tuition. This article will introduce three public universities in US News national college rankings. They are North Carolina State University, Florida State University and University of Maryland College Park. If you want to apply US public universities (also known as美国大学申请) these are schools that worth to consider.
North Carolina State University (北卡罗莱纳州立大学)
Founded in 1887, North Carolina State University is a public university that has long established a strong foundation in agriculture, engineering, and teaching. Subsequently, there have been considerable developments in the fields of life sciences, physical sciences, textiles, design, and social sciences. The North Carolina State University Library consists of the D.H. Hill Library and four sub-branches. It has a total of 3.1 million books and is ranked 32nd among similar libraries in the United States
There are about 7,000 faculty and staff members in North Carolina State University, including about 1,800 professors and researchers. Many teaching and research personnel have a good reputation throughout the country. At present, there are 19 academicians of the National Academy of Sciences or academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; 6 are academicians of the American Academy of Architecture; 2 are academicians of the American Academy of Arts; 1 is an academician of the American Academy of Sciences; and 1 is a member of the American Medical College. North Carolina State has more than 500 technical patents and ranks third in the nation in terms of patent technology strength; the school is funded by industry research and ranks seventh in the US; in public research universities, non-government funded research funding, Ranked 12th in the United States.
Florida State University (佛罗里达州立大学)
Founded in 1851, Florida State University (FSU) is a publicly-recognized institution of higher learning and a member of Florida’s Florida public university system. The school receives more than 100 million research grants per year. Tens of millions of dollars, update the hard equipment on campus. Florida State University offers 17 professional programs for students to choose from.
Florida State University currently has more than 37,000 students from more than 120 countries and regions, more than 1,800 faculty members, five Nobel Prize winners and eight US National Academy of Sciences academicians. The Florida State University Graduate School has 99 master’s degree programs, 28 advanced master’s programs, 71 doctoral programs, and a vocational training program. The school also has a full range of modern facilities such as a planetarium, radio and television, art museums, museums, and marine research centers for student internships.
University of Maryland College Park (马里兰大学帕克分校)
The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is a well-known public research university in the United States. It was founded in 1856 in Park City, Maryland, USA. The University of Maryland has 13 colleges with a leading position in research and teaching, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the School of Architecture Planning and Conservation, the School of Arts and Humanities, the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the School of Business, and Computer Mathematics. And natural sciences, education, engineering, journalism, information, public health, and public policy.