Does my undergraduate degree have to be in computer science? There are several paths to admission to Computer Science programs and degrees at top schools. share. Currently the program is growing rapidly, and we are looking to hire several new professors to keep up. See where your application is right now. Check Application Status. I fear for my kids when they apply. That comment was moronic. They went to companies ranging from Google, Microsoft and Apple to smaller ones like Zynga, Blizzard and Bloomberg (Bberg actually recruits very heavily from UMich). The acceptance rate for OOS kids is much lower than for instate kids. MIT admits around 1,400 students a year, and you can definitely be one of them! Look. We have rounded up the 10 universities in the UK that have the toughest entry requirements, and are therefore the hardest to get into, for 2020. In or out of state. You'll need excellent grades, test scores, essays, and letters of recommendation to even be considered. At a junior college, you don't have that. The second plural form of Computer Science was included because some departments (particularly the author's own institution) are known as a Department of Computer Sciences for strange and historical reasons. Read 4,220 Reviews. In reply to What job do you currently by NYC Fan. Therefore, to get better at the game, always be on the lookout for professional players. In fact, there is one designated fundraiser who is allowed to even talk to admissions, and even then they can only ask for the status of an application, not pull any strings. I feel for you current applicants. Which is to say that if you have the knack and apply yourself, you'll be fine. Academics ; 39% Acceptance Rate. If you're an in-state student and you got accepted, UM is undoubtedly the cheapest and closest elite school you got in to. I would leave that part to Dave Brandon. All rights reserved. I went on to finish my Electrical Engineering degree and never had any issues with the quality of the classes I took. If you're looking at the CS program only, definitely Illinois. Design by Human Element, Damn! Not everyone is made to be a lawyer or doctor. The Computer Science Major available through the College of Engineering will prepare you for a world of incredible opportunities. Avoiding the school you actually want to be in because it is more selective will set up for failure; it is a major sign of imposter syndrome. This is once again a case of self-selectivity. I would be careful to make assumptions about people when you clearly have no experience in this particular subject. is correct #3. Just saw this article at the Freep about this year's admissions http://www.freep.com/article/20110715/NEWS06/110714015/University-Michigan-receives-record-number-applications-up-25-from-2010?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s. So if you get in, congrats, but don't blow a great opportunity. or is your avatar just faking me out. The University of Michigan is open to prospective students from all walks of life. Students can check their Audits to confirm.) The graduate programs office is open and operating remotely, Monday–Friday from 8am–5pm. And I say that as an Illinois CS grad. Hey everyone-names cj i posted a thread a few weeks ago on this same subject and well id like a few of your thoughts on whether i could get into this school or not Applying to:Cornell, Michigan, Brown,Duke, UF (in that order) Im looking to try to get into economics or anything prelaw for undergrad Right now im a junior in a competitive school in florida. We encourage you to explore all of the available aid options at U-M. Are you a Homer? Yes, not a few years ago. 40% is hard because people who stand little chance of getting in often don't apply. How hard is it to get into Michigan and can I get accepted? It does not feature a large team project. It was nice to take my second semester of physics there though. I work partly in helping the top silicon valley companies hire engineers. Out of the kids by Beavis. You'll be a better engineer for it. 2. It's the largest in the world. While you’re still in school, find ways to get experience and connect with physical … Do all the big IT companies come to campus for career fairs and how much value does the degree hold? In reply to Being a legacy isn't the help by Feat of Clay. I agree with you that four years at the same school with the same people does sound good, but it did not "fucking suck" to meet new people when I transferred.