2. University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a public research university. It is one of the oldest and largest universities in the University of Nebraska system. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar and ranked number 103 in the 2016 edition of the Best Colleges is National Universities.
There are over 150 majors to choose from this large public university that is committed to research. It offers a wide range of graduate departments, including a college of business administration, a college of law, and a college of education and human science.
The notable people who studied at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln includes the philanthropist and investor Warren Buffett as well as the belovd Johnny Carson, famed television talk show host of the 60s, 70s, and 80s.
An interesting this to note about this school: University of Nebraska-Lincoln is widely regarded to have one of the best programs in digital humanities.
1. Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana University is a multi-campus public university system in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S. It has received various accolades for its computing infrastructure, academic programs, and the beauty of its campuses. It uses a semester-based academic calendar.
IU is consistently noted for many of its outstanding colleges, particularly the Kelley School of Business. This program has graduated the likes of many of the world’s most impressive entrepreneurs, including Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
The school is also regarded by some publications to host the the top music school in the country. Indiana’s Jacobs School of Music is home to a number of the finest collegiate ensembles at any university, with an opera program widely heralded as among the best for graduate students. Famed violinist Joshua Bell attended IU’s School of Music.
Other notable alumni of Indiana University include Hoagy Carmichael, songwriter and composer, who penned Georgia on My Mind, and Jeri Taylor, producer and screenwriter. The university attracts students across the globe attracted to its unique college experience, active academic climate, international culture, diverse campus, and status as perhaps the most intelligent public university in the country.
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