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Colleges that offer Engineering

shaqtusshaqtus Registered User Posts: 366 Member
edited October 2011 in New York Colleges
My parents are limiting me to colleges in the NYC area (no upstate colleges either.) The only ones I've found that actually offer engineering in NYC are NYU Poly, Cooper Union, Colombia, and CCNY. Can someone please tell me some others? I've tried searching, but I had no success.
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Replies to: Colleges that offer Engineering

  • VloriaVloria Registered User Posts: 308 Member
    Manhattan College
  • shaqtusshaqtus Registered User Posts: 366 Member
    I need cheap schools.
  • SharpTechSharpTech Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    Your best option is CCNY if you cannot get into Cooper Union but still want something affordable. It does not really matter where you get your BS in Engineering anyway as long as it is ABET accredited.

    You may want to consider SUNY Stony Brook if Long Island is okay for you. It is only 1 hour away from Queens.
  • susgeeksusgeek Registered User Posts: 1,603 Senior Member
    You might also want to look at Rutgers.
  • RyassinRyassin Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
    Same here I need a college for automotive enginneer. So far I heard of City tech is good, but I want see any other colleges.
  • MomfromKCMomfromKC Registered User Posts: 378 Member
    @SharpTech how can you say it doesn't matter where you get your BS in engineering. Of course it matters. Hiring mangers know the different caliber of students. I get compliments on my Alma Mater all the time. Whoever is feeding you that line of bull probably has a business degree and doesn't know how to evaluated an engineering school. The two things you want to look at is the number of graduates who graduate with job offers. And the average starting salaries. That right there will tell you whose engineers are in demand. Don't even think about looking at the schools application to acceptance rates. Some of the best engineering schools in the country are state universities that take everybody who applies. You know their program is good when the drop out rate is high, the five years to graduate rate is high and the demand for graduates is good. That means it is worth the work to keep at it. Graduates going on to grad school means nothing. Plenty of us went directly to work and had our employers pay for MBA's later. I will see if I can find you a good list of top schools in general. I'm here to learn more about NY (considering the entire state for my son)
  • ChardoChardo Registered User Posts: 3,090 Senior Member
    Stevens is right across the Hudson in NJ, overlooking lower Manhattan. Their co-op program has you graduating with actual work experience (often leading to job offers), and your earnings while on co-op help lower the net cost of your degree.
  • SharpTechSharpTech Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    @MomfromKC. The reputation of your Engineering school may help you to get your first job and better starting salaries. After that, your career is mosly based on your performance, experience, and networking skills.
  • MomfromKCMomfromKC Registered User Posts: 378 Member
    And your performance is based on how much you learned and how quick you are by nature, and you will have more valuable experience if you first job was more challenging and those networking skills among your alumni count big time. I would point out that a state school tends to be well known in the region, whereas MIT carries weight the world over. Then again Georgia Tech is a state school and so is the Colorado School of Mines. Or didn't you bother to read the list I posted on the 8th?
  • PrepRmblrPrepRmblr Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
    NY Maritime College is an engineering school right near the city PM if you want more info on it I am current student.
  • SLUMOMSLUMOM Registered User Posts: 3,610 Senior Member
    Thread is almost a year old, by now the OP must be a freshman, somewhere!
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