Which higher education institutes is New York known for?

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New York is known to be a city which never sleeps. New York is known for its recreational activities and being one of the most happening cities to live in. One more thing that exists in this city in abundance are the higher education institutes which are known all over the world. Below is a list of the 5 best universities located in the heart of US, New York.

Columbia University

A member of the Ivy League, Columbia University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the United States. Found in 1754 in New York City, distinguished Columbia alumni span a number of industries including former President Barack Obama. Columbia's journalism school is among the best in the country, and its graduate students produce the Columbia Journalism Review magazine and website. Columbia has total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 6000, and include three undergraduate schools Columbia College, The Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of General Studies. In graduate studies, Business School, Law School and College of Physicians and Surgeons are among the highly ranked schools in the country.

Cornell University

Cornell University is located in Ithaca, New York, and was founded as a private institution in 1865. Big red as it is commonly known has a beautiful 745 acres rural settings campus, almost 220 miles from New York City. Cornell is a prestigious private Ivy League university with 14% acceptance rate for undergraduate. It utilizes a semester based academic calendar. There are 14 colleges at Cornell, where each school provides its own faculty, and admits its own students. Two largest undergraduate colleges are College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Cornell is very well known for its top ranked Hotel Administration and College of Veterinary Medicine. With campuses in Ithaca, New York, New York City and Doha, Qatar, Cornell creates a unique atmosphere for research, teaching and entrepreneurship. Cornell's breadth of study, ranging from programs in the humanities to world-class research centers in nanotechnology, biotechnology, supercomputing and genomics, sets it apart from its Ivy League peers.

New York University

New York University is one of the country’s top higher education institutes and is popular for its extensive researches. Moreover, by having an academic presence around the globe, New York University aims to bring together the ambition and the talented from all over the world. This university located in the heart of Manhattan attends to students from aiming to head to all kinds of professions. Found back in 1831, today New York University is one of the top universities of the country and has 40,000 enrollments.

Rochester University

Rochester University was established back in 1850 and today has expanded to catering 11,000 students on graduate and undergrad level and is one of the most renowned private research universities of the country. This institute of 2000 faculty members is known to give importance to the student-teacher connection, something which helps the students prosper. This University of Rochester is also known for its strong-knit alumni of 10,000 members, some of whom have earned the institute Nobel Prizes.

Colgate University

Colgate University, located in New York was found back in 1819 which make it one of the oldest universities of the region. Established as Baptist Education Society, the institute was named Madison University and then finally Colgate University to honor the Colgate Family’s services to the institute. The beautiful campus is located in the village of Hamilton and spreads over 575 acres. Colgate University is popular for its alumni which include the chairman of Chelsea Football Club, Bruce Buck and the chairperson of Formula One, Chase Carey.