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UCs translated into private schools?

uchopeful91uchopeful91 Registered User Posts: 66 Junior Member
What private schools could the UCs be compared with? For example,
Berkeley=Stanford
UCLA=?
Davis=?
Irvine=?
UCSD=?
UCSB=?
etc.
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Replies to: UCs translated into private schools?

  • burgler09burgler09 Registered User Posts: 1,386 Senior Member
    Ucla = Usc
  • Worried StudentWorried Student Registered User Posts: 780 Member
    Berkeley=Stanford
    Ucla = Usc
    No and no. Stanford > Cal. UCLA > USC
  • kmasskmass Registered User Posts: 259 Junior Member
    Are you speaking in terms of schools surroundings, size, attitude, selectivity, difficulty...?
  • dhl3dhl3 Registered User Posts: 2,666 Senior Member
    UCLA = USC
    Santa Barbara = Pepperdine
    Irvine = ?
    Davis = ?

    BTW: Stanford > Berkeley.

    If you are talking about graduate school, then I'd agree that Stanford = Berkeley, but for undergraduate program, Stanford is overall UNCOMPARABLY superior to Berkeley. I'd say in terms of prestige and name value UC Berkeley is more comparable to Emory or Georgetown.
  • uchopeful91uchopeful91 Registered User Posts: 66 Junior Member
    I mean like academics and overall prestige.
  • sakkysakky - Posts: 14,759 Senior Member
    I'd say in terms of prestige and name value UC Berkeley is more comparable to Emory or Georgetown.

    Well, I don't know if I'd go quite that far. In terms of academics and prestige, I am comfortable in comparing Berkeley undergrad to, say, Cornell. I would say that UCLA is probably comparable to Emory or Georgetown.
  • kyledavid80kyledavid80 Registered User Posts: 8,093 Senior Member
    Why's Stanford better for undergrad, specifically?
  • sakkysakky - Posts: 14,759 Senior Member
    Why's Stanford better for undergrad, specifically?

    Well, academically speaking, it's nice to to go a school where you don't have to worry about impaction, such that you can major in anything you want, and change your major anytime you want.
  • SeikenSeiken Registered User Posts: 1,091 Senior Member
    Berkeley=Carnegie Mellon
    UCLA=USC
    Davis= Boston University
    Irvine= Tulane
    UCSD= Case Western
    UCSB= Pepperdine
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