- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Motto is Mens et Manus (Latin) & Motto in English is Mind and Hand. Established on April 10, 1861; 159 years ago. Type Private, Research, Land-grant. The endowment is $18.38 billion (2020), Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart, President L. Rafael Reif, Provost Martin A. Schmidt, Academic staff 1,074, Students 11,520 (Fall 2019), Undergraduates 4,530 (Fall 2019), Postgraduates 6,990 (Fall 2019). Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
- Stanford University
Stanford University Motto German: Die Luft der Freiheit weht, Motto in English “The wind of freedom blows”, Type Private research university, Established 1891, Founder Leland and Jane Stanford, Academic affiliations AAU Space-grant, Endowment $27.7 billion (2019), Budget $6.5 billion (2018–19), President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Provost Persis Drell, Academic staff 2,240, Administrative staff 12,508 excluding SHC, Students 17,249 (Fall 2019), Undergraduates 6,996 (Fall 2019), Postgraduates 10,253 (Fall 2019), Location Stanford, California, United States.
- Harvard University
Harvard University Former names Harvard College, Motto Veritas (Latin), Motto in English Truth, Type Private research university, Established 1636; 384 years ago, Academic affiliations NAICU AICUM AAU URA Space-grant, Endowment $41.9 billion (2020), President Lawrence Bacow, Academic staff ~2,400 faculty members (and >10,400 academic appointments in affiliated teaching hospitals), Students 20,970 (Fall 2019), Undergraduates 6,755 (Fall 2019), Postgraduates 14,215 (Fall 2019).
- California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Motto The truth shall make you free, Type Private research university, Established September 23, 1891; 129 years ago, Endowment $2.98 billion (2019), President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Academic staff 300 professorial faculty, Students 2,233 (2018–19), Undergraduates 948 (2018–19), Postgraduates 1,285 (2018–19), Location Pasadena, California, United States.
- University of Oxford
University of Oxford, Other name The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford, Motto Latin: Dominus illuminatio mea, Motto in English The Lord is my light, Type Public research university, Established c. 1096; 924 years ago, Endowment £6.1 billion (including colleges) (as of 31 July 2019), Budget £2.45 billion (excluding colleges) (2018–19), Chancellor The Lord Patten of Barnes, Vice-Chancellor Louise Richardson, Academic staff 7000+, Students 24,515.