Most Influential College in Each State

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Universities provide fertile ground for world-changing research, ideas and future leaders. It stands to reason that the best schools attract the greatest thinkers and trailblazers. Certain universities are known for their contributions to technical fields within science and engineering, some specialize in business or law, and others take a more diverse approach, offering a range of programs and degrees. If you're looking to become an influencer of the world, consider going to one of these schools.

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Adams 

Ranking lists are published annually to help prospective students select the top colleges for their needs. The four criteria used for this Business Insider list were search engine popularity, Twitter authority, number of affiliated Nobel Prize winners and U.S. News rank.


(Source: "The Most Influential College in Every State" | Business Insider)

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