The United States has a wide range of higher education institutions and offers more than 4000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees in many different specializations. It is the quality of this county’s higher education that makes the U.S. one of the leading study destinations in the world. Additionally, the United States has internationally recognized universities around the world. According to the World University Rankings 2015-2016, a total of 147 U.S. universities have been featured in the top 800 and an impressive four of the top five places were claimed by U.S. universities, with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranked first in the world and Harvard University as second. Also within the top 10 global institutions are other U.S. universities.