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What are some good colleges for engineers? Just for more specific answers I do have a cumulative 3.9 GPA and I´m most interested in coding and computer science

17 year old junior applying to colleges this year #college #engineering #coding

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Nattakarn’s Answer

Hakim,

Please see below for what I found that would be good guideline for you to consider.
Choosing a school will be one of the most difficult decisions of your academic career. You'll need to consider what type of degree you'll need in order to accomplish your engineering career goals, as well as whether or not the institution you're considering meets your personal needs.

In the end, your choice may boil down to the school's tuition, location, and reputation.
ABET- accredited: Does the school meet the minimum education standards set by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology? Accreditation is important for any college degree program, as it ensures quality education, and that the curriculum is reviewed by engineering professionals.

School curriculum: Does the focus and philosophy of the program match your interests? Are the clinical facilities up-to-date? Does the school offer dual-degree programs with other majors?

Internships and co-op programs: Does the school offer programs that will give you industry experience? Does the school offer foreign study programs that will give you an edge in the job market?

Location: Are you willing to move out of state? Do you prefer an urban environment?

Size: What is the student-to-instructor ratio?

Tuition: Will money factor into your decision? Will you qualify for in-state tuition at a state school?

Another huge benefit of school? The connections you'll make, and the job placement services that a good engineering college can provide. Many companies searching for future engineers go directly to engineering colleges to find qualified candidates. They will likely hire the Co-op student after they completed the program and their degree as well. So I highly recommend you to find the company that you would like to work for and apply for the Co-op program to help start your career.


Please see below for more details of the Top 10 Best Computer Programming Degrees but you can also attend the other University that provide the scholarship and best fits with you.

RANK SCHOOL & LOCATION
1 Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
3 Princeton University Princeton, NJ
4 University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
5 Yale University, New Haven, CT
6 California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
7 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
8 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
9 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
10 Rice University Houston, TX
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Brent’s Answer

Hi Hakim -

There are so many great schools to choose from when it comes to engineering. Since you're from Massachusetts, a visit to MIT should be on your list. Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech are also wonderful schools, if you get a chance to visit either. A good rule of thumb is to try and list your top five to ten schools and visit as many as you can, and also apply to all those that make your final list (as you get closer to the application process).

Good luck!
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Paul’s Answer

If you are wanting to stay local local, Boston area. I'd suggest Northeastern University or Wentworth. Both in Boston. WPI, from what I hear is decent as well
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Simeon’s Answer

A&M University in Texas offers a variety of engineering degrees, a bit of engineering prestige, and a wide network of alumni who can help get you a job once you graduate. I have lots of friends who graduated from there and they were all very pleased with their experience.
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Megan’s Answer

In addition to rankings, look at the specific programs and graduate surveys to grasp which colleges might work best with you. Just because a college is one of the best for engineering does not mean its EECS program is one of the best.
Another consideration is the area of computer science you're interested in - for example, if you're into more back end software engineering, you may want to look for a school that also has a good computer engineering and hardware program, since many CS programs are more focused on the front end.
If you want to work at a specific company, take a look at the demographics at the company to see which schools contribute the most students. This will also give you a good idea of the network that you'll gain from certain schools - some schools that aren't , say, top ten, may send more students to certain companies than you expect.
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Chris’s Answer

Hakim,

Look into the University of Florida. Great School!
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Bryan’s Answer

This seems like the the standard reference for college rankings and might give you some ideas on colleges to investigate further: https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges
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Suresh’s Answer

As of my knowledge : Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, University of California Los Angeles, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Southern California, University of Oregon and Arizona State University. I would recommend you to apply other collages that are good.
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Elizabeth’s Answer

I am partial to Georgia Tech. They offer very nice diversity in areas of engineering study and partner with some of the best future employers .
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