Founded in 1959, Cal Lutheran is part of a 500-year-old tradition of Lutheran higher education. Encouraging critical inquiry into matters of both faith and reason, CLU is dedicated to excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our intimate size and beautiful location create the perfect setting for lively debate, and a learning environment that values the individual. The University offers 37 majors and 31 minors, in addition to professional preparation programs in specified fields of study. Equal opportunity - It is the continuing policy of California Lutheran University to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, or veteran status. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors.
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's Central Coast. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. For the 19 years in a row, Cal Poly has been rated the best public-master's university in the West by U.S. News & World Report, in its 2011 America 's Best Colleges guidebook. Cal Poly’s College of Engineering program ranked second among public engineering programs for schools whose highest degree is a bachelor's or master's. A number of College of The university’s industrial and manufacturing, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering programs were each ranked as the top program at a public university in their respective specialty categories.
Striking a balance between urban excitement and rural charm, Cal Poly Pomona is nestled in 1,438 rolling acres on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County. As one of only seven polytechnic universities nationwide, Cal Poly Pomona is known for its learn-by-doing philosophy. The university recognizes that students who solve classroom problems today have an advantage as employees solving real-world problems tomorrow. Faculty in all disciplines apply theory to practice, creating opportunities for students to use their knowledge in hands-on projects, collaboration in research, and participation in valuable internships and service learning programs. Ranked among the top public universities in the western United States, Cal Poly Pomona provides a rich academic experience that encourages hands-on learning in every program, course, and activity on campus. Cal Poly Pomona opened in the fall of 1938 with an all-male enrollment. In a first for the all-male campus, 329 women joined the student body in 1961.
California State University Channel Islands, located in Camarillo, California, is a student-centered, four-year, public university known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural, and international perspectives and its emphasis on experiential and service learning. Channel Islands' strong academic programs focus on liberal studies, sciences, business, teaching credentials and innovative master's degrees such as the M.S. in Bioinformatics. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by stellar faculty research. The University promotes partnerships with the community and works to build pathways to college for Ventura County residents. Channel Islands is a responsible citizen of the region and actively pursues sustainable and energy efficient practices.
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Throughout the years, the college grew and its name changed to reflect that growth—from Chico Normal School to Chico State Teachers College to Chico State College. In 1972, we became known as California State University, Chico. The University, commonly called "Chico State," now offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and options. California State University, Chico is a comprehensive university principally serving Northern California, our state and nation through excellence in instruction, research, creative activity, and public service. The University is committed to assist students in their search for knowledge and understanding and to prepare them with the attitudes, skills, and habits of lifelong learning in order to assume responsibility in a democratic community and to be useful members of a global society.
The Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees that cover the entire spectrum of computing. From designing computers and smart appliances, to programming games and enterprise websites, our graduates are at the cutting edge of science, engineering, and technology.
California State University, Monterey Bay provides an exceptional education at an affordable price. They are a small, residential campus with an engaged faculty. Students receive individual attention, plus the many opportunities of a comprehensive university. They're one of the 23 campuses that make up the California State University system. Like the other CSUs, our name comes from their location. Our 1,387-acre campus is one mile from the shores of Monterey Bay, between the Salinas Valley and Monterey Peninsula. They serve students from the entire state of California, but 31 percent of their undergraduate students come from Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. They pride themselves on making higher education accessible to traditionally underserved (38%) and low-income (33%) populations.
Welcome to Canisius College, Western New York's premier private comprehensive university. Founded by members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1870, our 77-acre campus houses 32 buildings which contain the modern resources needed to give you a quality education. Canisius College takes pride in being a college in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition that seeks to educate the whole person by caring for the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical life of the individual. This tradition promotes Catholic intellectual life, spiritual development, and service to others – the true traits of great leadership. It seeks God in all things by affirming the goodness of creation and working for a more just and peaceful world. As part of this tradition Canisius respects freedom of conscience and of worship, and welcomes all people to join in its quest.
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Carleton College is committed to providing a true liberal arts education, a curriculum that challenges their students to learn broadly and think deeply. The most important thing their students learn is how to learn for a lifetime. Carleton's student body is notoriously difficult to categorize, but if they had to choose just one word to describe them, it would be curious. They're an intellectually insatiable group that approaches learning with enthusiasm, energy, and a uniquely Carleton brand of playfulness. Broad-ranging interests are common, and friendships seem to cross all traditional boundaries.
Carnegie Mellon University is world-renowned for its school of computer science. The University believes computational thinking to be a necessary fundamental skill used by everyone in the world and aspires to lead in computer science research and education that has an impact in the real world. The school has recently received $10 million for a new research facility in the university's new computer science complex. The building will include the Gates Center for Computer Science and will be used for technology research. Carnegie Mellon's professors have won numerous distinguished awards for computer hardware and software, such as the A.M. Turing Award.