Specialist institutions

Some universities focus their strengths in specific subject areas. Common examples include:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Georgia Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology
  • Berklee College of Music and The Julliard School
  • Rhode Island School of Design and the Savannah College of Art and Design 

Non-specialist institutions can also have separate music conservatories or schools of engineering within the university. Applications to these separate schools will often have different requirements and procedures to general