As a term derived from Latin, the word “university” means “community of teachers and scholars.” Each university is indeed a unique community with its own culture, traditions, and history. These following universities are not only big in size but well-known for their own reason.
1. Liberty University
74% of the undergrads at Liberty University receive one or other kind of need-based scholarship or grant.
Liberty University has students from 95 countries and all the 50 states in the U.S
Almost half of the classes have less than 20 students.
2. Florida State University
Florida State University is the oldest higher education institution in the State of Florida.
The Westcott Building at FSU is where President Barron works.
Streaking started at FSU in the early 1970s.
3. University of California San Diego
The school is built on top of two former military bases.
At exactly 10:00 pm during every finals week, Muir, one of the six colleges on campus, holds a “primal scream” for five minutes.
There’s an annual watermelon drop from the top of Urey Hall right before the summer starts just to see how far it will splat.
4. Virginia Commonwealth University
The VCU arts program is number one among public institutions in the country.
VCU is the first American campus in Qatar.
VCU has the only men’s basketball team to go from First Four to Final Four.
This concludes our College Facts December 2018! Enjoy this month of school!
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