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What college should I go to?

xxxx1111xxxx1111 Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
Hello! So I’m kinda debating between a few school (UCI for BBA, UCSB for Econ/accounting, and UMICH LSA for Econ/CS)

Can someone compare the schools/majors with their job/internship opportunities and the job placement after grad?

Also, I want to dual major in CS as well! In umich even if ur in LSA u can still major in CS. Is this true for UCs?

I’m in-state for UCs so those are definitely cheaper for me. I’m planning on getting MBA after undergrad, if that influences anything. LOL (and my main focus is def Econ!!)

Replies to: What college should I go to?

  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 41,273 Senior Member
    Sounds like UCSB would be your best value. Have you visited?
  • PublisherPublisher Registered User Posts: 7,301 Senior Member
    Will Michigan's COA be about $62,000 versus $32,000 COA at the UCs ?

    Any career plans ?

    Work for 2 to 5 years before enrolling in an MBA program.
  • xxxx1111xxxx1111 Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    I have visited!! All three campuses are equally beautiful :’)) honestly, people are telling me to go to Umich cuz the name but I’m not really sure
  • xxxx1111xxxx1111 Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    I’m thinking about personal finance advisor
  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 41,273 Senior Member
    Where would the cost differential come from?
    (Ignore people who push prestige and dismiss costs, unless they offer to pay the cost difference :p)
  • xxxx1111xxxx1111 Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    The cost difference is like 5000? Not a big difference (for tuition HAHA) YES TY SOMEONE UNDERSTANDS ME
  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 41,273 Senior Member
    Can you do this:
    (tuition fees room board) - (grants scholarships) = $....
    DO NOT DEDUCT ANY LOAN and do not count indirect costs like books or transportation.

    and list the result like this
    UMich:$...
    UCI: $...
    UCSB: $....

    :) This way we'll be able to talk value v. price and ROI. :)
  • xxxx1111xxxx1111 Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    Uci $7400
    UCSB $6172
    Umich $15000

    Because of family situation, I received grants/financial and some merit based scholarships!
  • xxxx1111xxxx1111 Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    @MYOS1634 thank you so much a for helping me :))) I was really confused and lost
  • cptofthehousecptofthehouse Registered User Posts: 27,507 Senior Member
    I think UCSB is the best value. Unless finances are not an issue, I’d cross out UMich
  • mikemacmikemac Registered User Posts: 10,334 Senior Member
    edited April 26
    @xxxx1111 Since you mentioned wanting to double major in CS it sounds like Michigan is the better choice. At UCSB CS is in the College of Engineering and is quite difficult to get into if you were not accepted when initially applying.
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