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Santa Clara University

How this student rated the school
Research QualityD+ Research AvailabilityA
Research FundingD Graduate PoliticsD
Errand Runners- Degree Completion-
Alternative pay [ta/gsi]B Sufficient PayF
CompetitivenessC Education QualityF
Faculty AccessibilityA Useful Research-
Extracurriculars- Success-UnderstandingA
Surrounding CityC Social Life/Environment-
"Individual" treatmentA FriendlinessA-
SafetyA Campus BeautyA+
Campus MaintenanceA+ University Resource/spendingC-
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Date: Dec 31 1969
Major: Electrical Engineering (This Major's Salary over time)
If you want to get a STEM graduate degree, go somewhere else.

To be fair, their computer engineering program is quite decent, but everything else is just not worth it. Almost half of your units will be from random classes that they make you taking but that are completely unrelated to your major and to each other:

8/45 units of "Graduate Core" classes, which include classes like "Software Ethics" or "Sustainable Energy in the Third World".

4/45 units from different specializations in your department.

8/45 units from mandatory classes related with very broad specializations that may or may not connect with your actual interest/focus.

25/45 Classes of your choice. Do not expect a huge variety or really specialized classes. You wont find them. You will only find a bunch of introductory classes in several topics that overlap each other.

Oh, and each unit is about $1000, and you do not even get free parking.

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