Students find it hard to choose which university or college attend. There’s so much to consider – tuition, housing, proximity to home (you may want to go far away), and atmosphere. While it’s easy to save on used textbooks on AbeBooks.com, we have other books to help narrow down the search for the best university.

One of the best ways to decide on a university is to research each contender so you know what to expect when you’re there.

Here are some top USA universities to consider:

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Columbia University, New York, NY
Duke University, Durham, NC
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Northwestern University, Evanston, Il
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
Rice University, Houston, TX
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Tufts University, Medford, MA
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
New York University (NYU), New York, NY
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
University of California – San Diego, La Jolla, CA
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI
University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
University of California – Davis, Davis, CA
University of California – Irvine, Irvine, CA
University of California – Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Pennsylvania State University – University Park, University Park, PA
University of Texas – Austin, Austin, Tx
University of Florida, Gainsville, FL
Yeshiva University, New York, NY
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rough, LA
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio