What are the best resources to see how many universities there are in the US?

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    Statista is a website where you can find statistics about many varied subjects, including education, internet usage, and trends in over 600 different Industries.


    Richard Hall
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "Well so I'm a curious person, and random questions pop into my head all the time. So this time I was trying to figure out how many universities there are in the US, and Statista was recommended. After using the site, I think I might use this site every-time my curiosity strikes. It has many search options to narrow my search down even more, and results come up quickly. I've been asking it tons of questions already and am really happy with this suggestion."
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    Webometrics shows a ranking of countries, arranged by how many universities there are in each of them.


    Salvador Domínguez
    Written on March 16, 2017
    "Webometrics is a phenomenal tool. It provided me with a list of how many universities there were in various countries, including the U.S. It also ranks them based on a couple of different factors!"
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    A website that compiles a large database with information about 9500+ Colleges, Community Colleges, and Universities in the United States of America.


    Leonardo Quiroz
    Written on April 14, 2017
    "Had a red flag thrown for a review on my bar bet from earlier. It seems my opponent found his own source to find universities and it's taken money out of my pocket for the time being. This site is much more to the point in searching for schools as its right there on the homepage. On my site, it took some digging to find the tools. This is right there for you. Not saying it a better source. But it is easier to use. Looks like we need an impartial judge to decide this bet."
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    #4National Center For Education Statistics

    National Center For Education Statistics
    The National Center For Education Statistics shows you all kinds of information related to education in The United States, from summarized data in their fast facts section, to more detailed reports.


    Ethan Nichols
    Written on April 20, 2017
    "Got in a bar argument over how many colleges their are in the US. A glance at this website and a click on the 'data' page will offer all the resources about schools in the country. More than half a dozen resources on over 7,000 institutions. Won the bet by the way."
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    #5Infoplease - Number of U.S. Colleges and Universities

    Infoplease - Number of U.S. Colleges and Universities

    Infoplease shows you how many higher education institutions there are in the United States in a summarized, easy to understand way. 



    Nathan Baker
    Written on March 2, 2017
    "There are just over 17 million students attending an estimated 4000 colleges here in the United States. How do I know this? Because I used the simple, user-friendly, and extremely knowledgeable website Infoplease to search for the Number of U.S. Colleges and Universities in the U.S. For those parents who has a young adult that is about to graduate high school in the next few years and they are searching for potential locations to go to college, than look no further became Infoplease provides descriptive statistics to help you and your child understand how data can be used to make decisions, complete assignments, or create a report for school, or to make a presentation. Infoplease is a vast resource that provides lists, graphs, data, summaries, and much more so that your child can not only succeed, but appear to be the smartest one in the classroom effortlessly. So checkout Infoplease and all of its knowledge!"


Best What are the best resources to see how many universities there are in the US
1StatistaWebsites 9 Free
2WebometricsWebsites 6 Free
3UnivSearchWebsites 4 Free
4National Center For Education StatisticsWebsites 2 Free
5Infoplease - Number of U.S. Colleges and UniversitiesWebsites 1 Free

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