Here is the list of universities in the Americas, both North America (which comprises United States and Canada) and South America. The names link to home pages for American Universities and colleges granting bachelor or advanced degrees. Of the top 100 universities in North America, 83 are from the USA. In recent days, universities in South America have also been improving the standard of education. The list here includes universities and others higher education institutions from the South American Sovereign States and the Dependencies.