UTEP is proud to be well on the way toward becoming the first national research university in the U.S. with a 21st century student demographic. Designation as an Emerging Research University: UTEP is ranked third among our seven peer Emerging Research Universities by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. They are committed to preparing the next generation of researchers and scholars through innovative programs. Offering top ranked programs: For the second straight year, Hispanic Business Magazineranked UTEP’s MBA program the #1 graduate business program for Hispanics in the U.S., and their graduate programs in Engineering were again ranked among the top ten, for the sixth year in a row. UTEP's success in serving as a catalyst for economic development and quality of life in this region has also placed them in the national spotlight as a model 21st century U.S. research university.
The Department of Computer Science is a part of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas - Pan American. The Department of Computer Science offers an CAC/ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree with a major in computer science. The Department of Computer Science offers a joint Computer Science Degree with the Electrical Engineering Department. A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with a major in Computer Science with a required minor field is also offered. The BS degree is not accredited by CAC/ABET. The Department also offers an 18-hour minor in computer science. The department offers Master's degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology.
UTSA's Mission: The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development - for Texas, the nation and the world. UTSA's Vision: To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment. UTSA's Core Values: they encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.
The University of the District of Columbia is an urban land-grant institution of higher education. Through its community college, flagship and graduate schools, it offers affordable post-secondary education to District of Columbia residents. These programs will prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce, the next level of education, specialized employment opportunities and life-long learning. The University places education at the highest priority in plans to revitalize the city, without placing limits on what citizens can achieve and how they can contribute. University students come to the institution with a wide variety of educational interests. The University shares with the rest of the region the responsibility of building a community of learners, able to access a multitude of educational options. The University reaffirms its commitment to excellence through service, as it prepares its students for the global, technological challenges of life in the 21st Century.
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 31,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 72 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. The University of Utah is deeply committed to enhancing the success of diverse faculty, students, and staff, as part of our broader goal to enrich the educational experiences and success of all members of our University community. They recognize that a diverse and inclusive University enriches the educational experiences of all students, and enhances our excellence as a world-class institution for 21st Century learners.
The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. It is also selective; the students who come here have been chosen because they show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned. The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools in Charlottesville, plus the College at Wise in southwest Virginia. U.Va. offers 51 bachelor's degrees in 47 fields, 84 master's degrees in 67 fields, six educational specialist degrees, two first-professional degrees (law and medicine), and 57 doctoral degrees in 55 fields. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2011 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings.
The University of Washington's Bothell (UW Bothell) campus is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Seattle in the Puget Sound region's high technology corridor; the Bothell campus of the University of Washington first opened its doors in 1990. The school moved to its new location, a state-of-the art facility in a beautiful setting at the north end of Lake Washington, in the fall of 2000. UW Bothell is undergraduate and graduate campus serving both traditional and non-traditional students in a variety of innovative and interdisciplinary degree programs.
Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10 acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of the oldest public universities on the West Coast. Anyone can enjoy and be enriched by all the UW has to offer. Being public also means being engaged with our communities, and through knowledge and discovery we are elevating the quality of lives of others. UW students gain an understanding of community needs as well as issues around the globe - becoming respectful and educated citizens of the world. By educating the next generation of thinkers and doers and leveraging faculty and researcher expertise, the University of Washington drives new ideas and innovations that make the world a better place. As the state's flagship university, the UW serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.
In 1848, Nelson Dewey, Wisconsin’s first governor, signed the act that formally created the university, and its first class, with 17 students, met in a Madison school building on February 5, 1849. In achievement and prestige, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 935 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison. In achievement and prestige, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America’s great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Many of its programs are hailed as world leaders in instruction, research and public service.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity and respect for diversity and global perspectives. These are met by providing academic and co-curricular programs that emphasize the pursuit of knowledge and understanding and a commitment to service within a safe and secure environment. The mission of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is: To provide a range of undergraduate programs and degrees. To engage in scholarly activity, including research, scholarship and creative endeavor. To create and maintain a positive and inviting environment for multicultural students, students with disabilities, and nontraditional students, and provide support services and programs for them. To serve as a regional cultural and economic resource center through its service initiatives. To encourage and maintain a high level of personal and professional integrity in all University life and activities.