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Help Me Choose!!! Rutgers vs Stevens IT vs Drexel (Computer Engineering)

student1676student1676 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
Please help me decide between Rutgers, Stevens IT, and Drexel, as I was accepted into all 3.
If you have either attended any of these schools, or have been in a similar predicament, please feel free to comment.
As of right now, these are how each school compare with each other in my situation:

Rutgers:
Rank- #26 Computer Engineering
Estimated Financial Cost- $32k (including room and board)

Stevens IT:
Rank- #35 Computer Engineering
Estimated Financial Cost- $38k (including room and board)

Drexel:
Rank- #40 Computer Engineering
Estimated Financial Cost- $25k (including room and board)
Accepted into Accelerated BS/MS Program (Master's degree obtained in 5 years)

***Rankings obtained from https://tfetimes.com/2016-computer-engineering-rankings/ ***

Replies to: Help Me Choose!!! Rutgers vs Stevens IT vs Drexel (Computer Engineering)

  • student1676student1676 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
  • BurgermeisterBurgermeister Registered User Posts: 355 Member
    Academically equivalent. Choose location and proximity to future coop jobs. Hard to believe that Drexel is most affordable. Congrats!

    Drexel is a job factory. Stevens was really pushing cyber security during our visit.

    Where did you feel most comfortable?
  • student1676student1676 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    Update: I was just accepted into NYU Tandon School of Engineering
    Rank- #32
    Estimated Financial Cost- $25k (including room and board)

    I definitely like the thought of living in the city, thats why I'm learning towards NYU as of right now.
  • student1676student1676 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
  • DolemiteDolemite Registered User Posts: 2,059 Senior Member
    Well Drexel is in a major city. It's not Manhattan and University City is not the The Village but it could be more appealing to some - me included because it's not overwhelming like Manhattan can be. Philly still has everything to offer that a major city has and Center City/University City are relatively safe like the area around NYU. You'll probably be able to live off campus a lot cheaper at Drexel. Getting your master's can't hurt either and the co-op experience is a plus.
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