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UCSD vs UCI for CS

mp1994mp1994 Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
I have been admitted to UCSD for computer science with bioinformatics and into UCI for computer science. However, I do not like biology and do not want to major in cs with bioinformatics. UCSD is providing change in major after you enroll, but they don't guarantee the change in major. I am confused, whether to take risk and go to ucsd because it is more reputed or just go to uci where they are providing the major I want to study?

How is life at ucsd and uci?
Will it effect my opportunity in future of a better job if i complete undergrad from uci instead of ucsd?
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Replies to: UCSD vs UCI for CS

  • RedHighlighterRedHighlighter Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    If you do not like biology, don't go to UCSD and get a degree in CS with bioinformatics. Cha Cha! No but seriously, the schools are pretty much equal and both will likely get you a job. If I were you, I would play it safe and go to UCI.
  • AirforceWuhnAirforceWuhn Registered User Posts: 255 Junior Member
    UCI Computer Science is also excellent, but I think UCSD ranks a little bit higher. I don't think it's that hard to switch out of bio informatics once you are there. Basically the first 2 years, most Computer Science majors take the same sequence.
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