Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at their founding in 1766, the heart of their mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. The Computer Science Department was established at Rutgers in 1969. Programs leading to a Bachelor's degree in computer science are offered by the undergraduate colleges at Rutgers. The faculty of the department are members of the School of Arts and Sciences.
The history of Rutgers University–New Brunswick is the history of the nation, a story that begins in the political maelstrom of colonial America; hurtles through the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, and two world wars; wrestles with the social upheaval of the second half of the 20th century; and emerges in the fast-paced universe that is today’s global digital age. Delve into the rich history of Rutgers–New Brunswick and experience more than 245 years of tradition and innovation.
The Department of Library and Information Science offers a 39-credit undergraduate major in Information Technology and Informatics. The ITI major places emphasis on the evaluation, implementation, use, and management of information technologies for a wide range of organizations and corporations, as well as the social and organizational aspects of information and communication technologies. The major unites theories drawn from the humanities and social sciences with practical computer-based competencies.
Minutes from Manhattan, St. Francis College is the Small College of Big Dreams. With small classes taught only by professors, numerous internship opportunities and highly successful alumni who actively mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, St. Francis offers a wealth of opportunities that put all students on the path to success in both their personal and professional lives. For more than 150 years, the mission of St. Francis has been to provide an affordable, quality education to working class people who otherwise may not be able to attend college. The Franciscan Tradition of the College ensures an educational environment that supports students and helps develop the whole person. Students should become a vibrant part of the community, learning about social responsibility and mutual respect.
The Mission of Saint Louis University is the pursuit of truth for the greater glory of God and for the service of humanity. The University seeks excellence in the fulfillment of its corporate purposes of teaching, research, health care and service to the community. It is dedicated to leadership in the continuing quest for understanding of God's creation and for the discovery, dissemination and integration of the values, knowledge and skills required to transform society in the spirit of the Gospels. As a Catholic, Jesuit university, this pursuit is motivated by the inspiration and values of the Judeo-Christian tradition and is guided by the spiritual and intellectual ideals of the Society of Jesus. The Department of Decision Sciences and IT Management offers several programs in ITM. Students of ITM will learn the basics of using and developing information technologies and the role of information technologies in organizations.
St Mary’s College of Maryland, designated the state’s Honors College, is an independent public institution in the liberal arts tradition. We promote scholarship and creativity by challenging our students to achieve academic excellence through close relationships with faculty, classroom activities, and experiential learning. Our faculty and staff foster intellectual, social, and ethical development within a community dedicated to diversity and accessibility. We provide students with opportunities to understand and serve local, national, and global communities and to accomplish social change.
Founded on the site of Maryland’s first capital, the College stands as a living legacy to the ideals of freedom and inclusiveness. Our beautiful residential campus on the banks of the St. Mary’s River inspires our work, our play, and our commitment to the environment.
Founded in 1840 by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is the oldest Catholic liberal arts college for women in the United States. Today, SMWC thrives by offering a rich liberal arts education, scholarships and financial aid opportunities to make college affordable, individual attention, a value-centered education in a Catholic tradition, and a wide variety of student leadership activities. The College also takes pride in its long history of traditions and commitment to academic excellence. In fact, both Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report consistently rank SMWC as one of the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest.
Saint Peter's College, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in their ever-changing urban and global environment. The College has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 full-time and part-time students hailing from across the country and the globe. With a student-faculty ratio of 12 to 1, undergraduate class sizes averaging only 22 students and a stellar faculty comprising Jesuits and lay members from a broad span of expertise, Saint Peter's College upholds the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or "care for the whole person." Students at Saint Peter's College receive the personal attention, encouragement, and dedication of their faculty and staff that they need to graduate on time and go out into the world a "man or woman for others."
One of 16 Mercy colleges and universities across the country, they are participants in a vibrant network that joins more than 43,000 students nationwide and a global community of educators -- from Australia to South Africa to the Philippines. Founded early on to educate women and the poor, Saint Xavier University students today are a microcosm of the 21st century workforce, with a population that is 40 percent minority and among the most diverse in the City of Chicago. Saint Xavier University stresses the importance of smaller classes taught by a highly qualified and dedicated instructional staff. Students have ready access both to instructors and to the information they need throughout their studies. Tutoring by the University is also provided for students free of charge. Saint Xavier University has many active memberships including World Organization of Webmasters (WOW), ACM, IEEE, and MSDN Microsoft Academic Alliance, NCWIT.
Salish Kootenai College is a tribally controlled college chartered in 1977 by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The College is located in Pablo, Montana, in the heart of the Flathead Indian Reservation in the scenic Mission Valley of northwestern Montana. Programs include Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Information Technology and Business Technology. Salish Kootenai College (SKC) began as a branch campus of Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) occupying office space donated by Polson School District. Beginning in the Winter term of 1977, the Reservation Extension Center boasted 16 part-time faculty and 49 students. The early years were difficult and funding was largely by grants. In 1981, the college broke ties with FVCC and formally called itself Salish Kootenai College. SKC became accredited in 1984, the first tribal college in the Northwest to accomplish the goal.
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Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. The mission of the Computer Engineering Department is to graduate students of competence, conscience, and compassion, who are prepared to excel in the field of computing, whether their objective is to enter the workforce or to continue for advanced studies. Their programs combine the theoretical foundations of computing with the practical engineering knowledge vital to industry, to provide a broad and integrated curriculum.