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UMD vs. UMich Computer science

ba2020hsba2020hs 1 replies3 threads New Member
Hi guys,
Recently I was accepted into the University of Michigan College of Engineering program. If I do go there, I'll be doing computer science. However, I didn't get any financial aid from there and it's going to be 66k per year. This makes it around 264k for 4 years assuming the price stays the same. I also got into UMD for computer engineering, but I'm going to be switching to CS and the price will only be 16k per year, even less if I commute. I know they both rank very similarly for CS, but UMich has the bigger name and connections. Is the price difference worth it?
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  • SoofDadSoofDad 1256 replies39 threads Senior Member
    No. CS degrees from UMD, and UMich, are Highly employable. There is no point in paying any more than is necessary.
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  • sl4122sl4122 30 replies1 threads Junior Member
    I agree with @SoofDad my boyfriend decided between UMich, UMD, and Vanderbilt CS and picked UMD. He's out of state, but UMD is on par with UMich CS and he liked the atmosphere at UMD more.
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  • Ethio7890Ethio7890 3 replies2 threads New Member
    Hey man. No disrespect but if I knew the person personally even considering the umich option I'd considered him to be completely out of his mind/dense. You will be putting yourself in a financial stranglehold for the next 30 years even more if you attend grad school.
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