Curious about the Ivy Engineering courses

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By rocky on Sunday, February 02, 2003 - 03:04 am: Edit

Does anybody have any idea as to the number of undergrads who apply to the Ivy Engineering programs?

By yourhelper on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 12:14 pm: Edit

it is really hard when you say "ivy" because that means 8 universities...but if you are asking the quality of the ivies in engineering, they aren't that great except for cornell and (princeton): (ranked lower in engineering, but loved by recruiters)..Cornell engineering is a lot easier and a better program accepting about 33% of applicants, while prineton is over twice as hard, but much better with really depends on you, HOPE that helps

By question on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 01:39 pm: Edit

what about yale engineering?

By yourhelper on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 02:01 pm: Edit

Yale's program is not really known, but when you are from such a big name school, it can be a plus. Here, take a look at these rankings:

Actually Harvard is up there, too. Once again, the H bomb is among the top for any major!

Hope that answers your question...

By John on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 04:37 pm: Edit

Harvard engineering is the same as any other engineering school in the country. About the same quality of UMass.

By question on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 08:23 pm: Edit

what engineering school allows you to take the most liberal arts classes?

By yourhelper on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 09:41 pm: Edit

Harvard or Princeton, question.

By Cru (Cru) on Sunday, February 09, 2003 - 09:44 pm: Edit

princeton engineers are more recruited than cornell engineers?

By yourhelper on Monday, February 10, 2003 - 12:48 am: Edit

in Comp Sci...not sure about others

By rocky on Monday, February 10, 2003 - 03:31 am: Edit

Thanks a lot,you've been quite a help.Do you have any idea about how good the engineering program for computer science is at Dartmouth,cos I applied there,they were the ones who developed BASIC the programming language,and it seems like a pretty good school(though I may be wrong)?Please advise.

By aa on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 - 03:58 pm: Edit

you applied also to mit?

By yourhelper on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 - 07:51 pm: Edit

Dartmouth's isn't as recognized...but i guess its program is not bad. if you really like it, then go, but it's really not the right choice if you get into mit or cornell type if you really want to pursue engineering...

By rocky on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 01:16 am: Edit

while we are discussing engineering programs,which non-ivy universities offer good engineering courses, which are reputed.Thanks.

By Jiang on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 01:32 am: Edit

UC berkeley, whre all the good little chinese kiddies go!

UCBerkeley Engineering: No Jews Need Apply.

By yourhelper on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 10:17 pm: Edit

Stanford, MIT, Case Western, Carnegie Mellon, UC berk, Caltech, University...

By rocky on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 12:07 am: Edit

you really do justice to your name,yourhelper.
GEnerally speaking,does that mean if i applied to Dartmouth for their engineering program,(depending on the Sats and ec's and everything,of course),I've got a better chance of getting in as compared to say somebody,who applied for economics or anything else Dartmouth is famous for.

By yourhelper on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 08:07 pm: Edit

generally, it is a bit easier. but it varies from school to school. i think datmouth may be a bit easier, but i am not sure

By gogirl on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 12:09 am: Edit

dartmouth is ranked 46 among engineering schools;which is VERY,VERYlow.
but it getting in depends on your stats and science grades.

By rocky on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 10:25 am: Edit

Gogirl what's your source on the ranking bit?Do you have any good engineering colleges in mind.

By gogirl on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 10:54 am: Edit

good engineering schools:
carnegie mellon[no aid]
uc,berkeley[no aid]
purdue[no aid;but quite affordable]
universityof southern california[really expensive!!]
stanford university[hard to get in]
columbia[really,really good];regret not having applied there.

By rocky on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 11:21 am: Edit

You seem to have quite an an affinity for Clifornian Schools,coincidence or what?!
I've got an open mind regarding applications,so where have you applied?I really don't care much about the aid factor,you've applied for aid?you International?

By rocky on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 11:22 am: Edit

you still haven't told me your souce for the Dartmouth bit,yet.

By yourhelper on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 12:10 pm: Edit not in the top by any means...and the Dartmouth rankings are about as low as gogirl said..check out that link i posted earlier..

Actually, why don't I post that:

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2. Stanford University (CA)
3. University of California–Berkeley
4. Georgia Institute of Technology
5. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
6. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
7. California Institute of Technology
8. Cornell University (NY)
9. University of Southern California
10. Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
11. University of Texas–Austin
12. Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN)
13. Texas A&M University–College Station
14. University of California–San Diego
15. Penn State University–University Park
16. University of Wisconsin–Madison
17. Harvard University (MA)
18. Princeton University (NJ)
19. University of Maryland–College Park
20. Northwestern University (IL)

Dartmouth isn't really known for engineering, and rocky, if you just want to go there for easy access, that is not the best choice. If you want an easier-to-get-in-to GOOD engineering school, go to Carnegie Mellon or Cornell or UMICH....Purdue isn't as prestigious or as hard to get in to, but its program is very good. So, try to get into a good program rather than go for an easier one. You have to think about recruiters, too. And, from Dartmouth, engineers aren't on the top of their list although dartmouth has a not-bad program. From Carnegie Mellon, on the other hand, recruiters swarm the place and it is more prestigious for engineering...

By Binarydigit1010 (Binarydigit1010) on Monday, March 03, 2003 - 12:11 pm: Edit

hey guys, how's georgia tech for Comp Sci. How would u rate as compared to carnegie mellon?

By Asdf (Asdf) on Monday, March 03, 2003 - 01:56 pm: Edit

If you're looking to get the biggest bang for your buck in engineering and still want to take lots of liberal arts courses, go to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champagne.

By Natalia (Natalia) on Monday, March 03, 2003 - 08:29 pm: Edit

I'd say that as far as liberal arts and engineering go, Princeton prides itself on its program. They call themselves "liberal arts engineering." I don't personally know how the engineering it, but they're huge on liberal arts, and from what I've read, the engineering's not bad.

By Ickyfoo (Ickyfoo) on Tuesday, March 04, 2003 - 05:45 pm: Edit

yourhelper-what's this buisness about princeton engineering recruiting? how/where do they recruit?

i'm a girl and urm looking at princeton engineering.


By Timepass (Timepass) on Wednesday, March 05, 2003 - 07:20 am: Edit

Well I got into another Chicago University,IIT,and they have offered me a 9,000$ International student scholarship.Any Idea on how good IIT is?

By Gogirl (Gogirl) on Wednesday, March 05, 2003 - 07:47 am: Edit

post your stats,please.

By Nyugrad (Nyugrad) on Wednesday, March 05, 2003 - 02:01 pm: Edit

what engineering schools have a diverse curriculum allowing, for example, a minor in a liberal arts subject?

By Cornellian07 (Cornellian07) on Wednesday, March 05, 2003 - 05:37 pm: Edit

Any non-tech college with a good engineering school. Examples: CORNELL!!, Stanford, UIUC, Michigan, Berkeley, Princeton

By Nyugrad (Nyugrad) on Wednesday, March 05, 2003 - 05:39 pm: Edit

what about yale?

By Ickyfoo (Ickyfoo) on Wednesday, March 05, 2003 - 08:16 pm: Edit

someone requested my stats, here they are:

1/740, 4.48 wgpa 3.92 uw
1460 sat(740m,720v)
sat II /estimates/: mathIIc & physics 750+, writing and us history 700+
AP's by graduation: euro,physics,us hist,spanish,english,bio,econ,gov.

probably commended scholar and national hispanic scholar for psat

Carnegie Mellon Summer Academy for Minority Scholars in Engineering, Science and Computer Science-summer 2002

applied to MITE2S and YESS(@Caltech) for this summer

-Academic Decathlon-(honors)2nd in music overall, medals in interview and essay. Team came 4th overall in county and 1st in nothern region of county
-Physics Club-vice pres(hopefully pres next year)
-Red Cross Youth in Action-secretary(11th grade), media specialist/webmaster(10th grade)
-Key Club, NHS, CSF
-Volunteering-6 years w/ program that helps immigrants learn english. other smaller volunteering things
-some other little school awards

hispanic, girl, probably going into engineering

By Gogirl (Gogirl) on Thursday, March 06, 2003 - 10:50 am: Edit

is it true that girls majoring in engineering are given preference?

By Ickyfoo (Ickyfoo) on Friday, March 07, 2003 - 10:48 pm: Edit


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By Ickyfoo (Ickyfoo) on Thursday, March 13, 2003 - 06:45 pm: Edit

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