I'm having a really hard time shortening this list and ultimately making a decision but I only have about a week left to do so. I plan on majoring in bioengineering and possibly double-major (unlikely) or minor in some business-related field so I'm looking for a school that has both a very strong engineering program and business program.
I'm aware JHU has one of the best BME programs in the nations but unfortunately I didn't get into that program, but they do have a Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering major that is quite similar, just not as focused on medicine (or so I've heard).
USC is the only one giving me money as I'm an international student, but that really isn't too big of a deciding factor for me. Otherwise, I like that they have a good engineering and business department. I've visited and really love the Cali weather as I'm from the New England area.
I've walked around the UCLA campus, but not a formal tour. The campus and surrounding areas seem nice, but I don't really know too much other than they have a pretty good engineering department but no undergraduate business major (though there is economics).
I didn't really like the initial feel of CMU's campus and Pittsburgh as a whole, but it might just have been a bad first impression. As for academics, the engineering school forces those who want to do bioengineering to double major with a more traditional field of engineering, which might not leave room for a minor or (eek) third major in business. The quality of their engineering and business programs is very good though.
After college I'm planning on either doing something in the biotech industry or going full-out into business or finance or consulting and the like. Any input or advice would be appreciated, thanks.