3. Stanford University
This highly reputable university was founded in 1891 as a co-educational institution. For many years, this institution remained unheard until recently. This is a university that fosters so intensive research and has a large number of Turing Awards. It has acquired 21 Nobel laureates and many more. One of the most outstanding about this university is that it has produced about 17 astronauts and 30 billionaires in the world. The alumni of this school have also founded many big companies.