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SJSU Aerospace vs UC Davis Aerospace?

  1. Oct 23, 2009 #1
    Hello. I am a student at a junior college in the bay area of California. I plan on transfering to UC Davis or SJSU to major in Aerospace Engineering. Other than the fact that Davis is a UC and San Jose is a state university, and that probably means they don't do research, would going to Davis be better than SJSU? How are the programs different? I want to work at Boeing when I graduate.
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2009 #2
    I would like to know this as well.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2009 #3
    I can't speak to the benefits of one school over the other, but why would a state university not do research? I do see that SJSU does not offer a PhD in mechanical or aerospace engineering... masters only. That doesn't necessarily mean that the undergraduate education you'd receive at UCDavis is any better than that of SJSU.

    http://mae.ucdavis.edu/research/

    http://www.engr.sjsu.edu/mae/research_facultyresearch.htm
     
  5. Oct 24, 2009 #4
    I heard that they don't at SJSU. Thanks
     
  6. Oct 24, 2009 #5
    What school do you go to?
     
  7. Oct 25, 2009 #6
    Los Medanos College in the bay area. I plan on transfering to Davis or SJSU. What about you renob?
     
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