The word graduate is a noun. Graduate means (1) a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts, (2) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university).
Graduate is also a verb that means (1) make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring, (2) confer an academic degree upon, (3) receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word graduate.
- University of North Carolina
The University of North Carolina located in Chapel Hill, has almost 17,000 undergraduates and 11,000 graduate
students with 1,382 faculty members. UNC opened in 1789. With its large number of graduate students, UNC is noted for many research programs. There are graduate
programs in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, dentistry, social work, library science, law, journalism, and more.
- University of Rhode Island
URI, located in Kingston, is the largest of the four Rhode Island universities. It was chartered in 1888 as the state's agricultural school. The school has about 15,000 students, graduate
and undergraduate. URI has more than 80 majors in the Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and more. Graduate
programs are offered in nursing, pharmacy, and the Graduate School of Oceanography.
- The University of Tennessee--Knoxville
UT Knoxville, a land-grant university, traces its origins to 1794. There are 20,400 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate
students, and 1,400 faculty. UT's MBA program is ranked 5th among public universities by the Wall Street Journal, and there is also a well-known graduate
program in nuclear engineering. More about all UT Knoxville programs, visiting the school, and applying on the website.
- American University
American University, located in Washington D.C., was founded in 1893 by an act of Congress. There are more than 5000 undergraduates, 3000 graduate
students, and almost 600 faculty. AU also has a law school. Information about the school, applying, visiting, and much more is available on the website.
- University of California, Berkeley
UC Berkeley is the oldest of the University of California System schools. It is a highly selective school with over 300 fields of study and 1950 faculty members. There are approximately 24,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate
students enrolled. UC Berkeley is in the NCAA Divison I.
- Binghamton University
Binghamton, located in Binghamton, N.Y., is part of the State University of New York System. There are almost 14,500 undergraduates, almost 3000 graduate
students, and a faculty of 551. The website describes the college, visiting, and how to apply.
- Brown University
Founded in 1764 as The College of Rhode Island, it moved to Providence in 1804. It was the first college to admit students of all religious persuasions. Brown is a highly selective, small, private University with approximately 5700 undergraduates, 1600 graduate
students, and 357 medical students. There are 658 full-time faculty.
- Bucknell University
Bucknell, located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1846. Bucknell has 3400 undergraduates and 150 graduate
students. Aside from an undergraduate liberal arts program, Bucknell offers professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. The website contains information about the school, visiting, and applying.
- Cairn University
Cairn is a biblical university that is centered on Christ and His Word. Located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Cairn offers students a private Christian university experience, including rigorous undergraduate and graduate
programs with a core Bible curriculum, a dynamic college campus life, and the personal investment of faculty.
- University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge, located in Cambridge, England will be celebrating its 800th birthday in 2009. The school has approximately 18,000 students, both undergraduate and graduate. Famous as an educational institution, the University is also home to many famous libraries and museums.
- Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science
The website for the School of Computer Science has 6 divisions that are fully described, plus a number of Institutes within the divisions such as the Robotics Institute, Entertainment Technology, and others. The school offers degrees at both the Undergraduate and Graduate
levels. Information about the programs, how to apply, and much more is available on the website.
- UW-Madison Computer Science Homepage
The University of Wisconsin Computer Science site is a full description of the programs, students, and application procedures. The Program, which started in 1963, serves both undergraduate and graduate
students. There is also information about faculty and student research, a link to the computer science library, and publications.
- Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, is a highly selective, ivy league college. It was founded in 1769. There are 4100 undergraduates and 1600 graduate
students at Dartmouth which includes students at the Medical School. The website provides details about the school and its history, visiting, and application procedure.
- Duke University
Duke University, founded in 1924, is in Durham, North Carolina. Duke is a highly selective school that has an undergraduate population of around 6200, 6600 graduate
students, and 1667 faculty members. There is a medical school, divinity school, and nursing school at Duke. The website provides information about visiting Duke and applying.
- Emory University
Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, was founded in 1836 by a group of Methodists. There are 12,000 students, graduate
and undergraduate, and 3200 faculty members. Besides arts and sciences, Emory has a medical school, nursing school, schools of theology and law, and a business school. Information about Emory, visiting the school, and applying are on the website.
- Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
FAS encompasses Harvard College, the Graduate
School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Division of Continuing Education. The website describes the museums and institutes also connected to FAS. FAS receives over 22,000 applications a year and enrolls about 1600. 64% of new students are from public schools. Much more information about FAS on the website.
- Harvard University
Founded in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is highly selective school. Harvard has had many distinguished graduates including seven presidents. There are about 2700 faculty members, 6700 undergraduates, and 12,400 graduate
students. Radcliffe College became part of Harvard in 1999.
- Iowa State University
ISU, in Ames, Iowa, has been voted one of the 25 most beautiful campuses in America. There are 26,000 students and more than 1700 faculty. It began in 1868 as a land-grant college. Among other programs, ISU has a Graduate
School of Veterinary Science. In Sports, ISU plays with the Big 12 Teams. Information about the school, applying, visiting, and much more on the website.
- Bren School of Information and Computer Science
The Donald Bren School, part of the UC Irvine campus of the University of California, was founded as a Department in 1968 and established as an independent School in 2002. There are about 1200 students, undergraduate and graduate, and 60 faculty members. The Bren School is the largest computing program in the UC system. Information about applying, visiting, and more on the website.
- Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University, a highly selective university located in Baltimore, Maryland, was founded in 1876. The main campus has 4400 undergraduates and 1600 graduate
students. JHU is well known for its Medical School and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. In sports, JHU is affiliated with NCAA Division I for LaCrosse, and with NCAA Division III.
- Lehigh University
Lehigh, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1865. There are approximately 4500 undergraduates, 2000 graduate
students, and 614 faculty members. Lehigh offers a BS-MD program with Drexel University, BS-DDS with UPenn, and BS-OD program with SUNY College of Optometry. There are fraternities, sororities and 25 Division I sports. Information about applying and visiting on the website.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the top schools of science and technology in the world. It also houses the Sloan School of Management and a School of Architecture and City Planning. There are 4000 undergraduates and 6000 graduate students with a faculty of approximately 1000.
- Michigan State University
Michigan State University, located in East Lansing, Michigan,is a Land-Grant University and member of The Big Ten Athletic Conference. It was founded in 1855 as a prototype for land grant institutions established under the Morrell Act. There are between 45,000 and 50,000 students, undergraduate and graduate, and 4500 academic faculty and staff.
- National Institute for Early Education Research
Founded at Rutgers University Graduate
School of Education, NIEER's mission is to provide research and research opportunities to educators, policy makers, researchers, and journalists about education for 3 and 4 year olds.
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