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Which of these two schools in California is better (electrical eng.)

  1. Dec 10, 2009 #1
    Which is better to study electrical engineering at; the university of Santa Barbara, or the university of Sacramento?
    It's hard to get a feel for a school without having much more than a name and some info on the web, but which do you feel is a better school or gives a better education in engineering ?

    Last edited: Dec 11, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 10, 2009 #2
    Is this for undergraduate studies or graduate education?

    The circumstances can be drastically different depending on that.

    If you are thinking about graduate school, well, Santa Barbara has Professor Herbert Kroemer in EE who is still active. He still works on heterostructures (for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics)...

    But I don't know your research interests.

    And take it from a veteran graduate student, your adviser plays a MUCH MORE prominent role than the weather in your town, the name of the school, or its rankings in the latest US news magazine.

    Find and contact a faculty member whom you share interests.

    For undergrad, I don't think the rank or faculty make that much of a difference.
  4. Dec 11, 2009 #3
    Oh sorry , It's for undergrad , & thanks for the answer.
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2009
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