UC Berkeley: Stanford University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Overview: As a mechanical engineer, we perform engineering duties in planning designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. We oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems. Salary: A mechanical engineer earns $40.17 as an hourly wage, and $83,550 in an annual wage. Employment: The best two states with a high paying income would be Michigan and California. In Michigan there is 31,330 people employed and earn $86,590 annually. In California there is 21,940 people employed and earn $93,250 annually.
About the College: The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus- envisioned as a “City of Learning”-was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today premier public university and a wellspring of innovation. UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of Bay Area, California. Tuition- Residents- $7,230.25, Non-Residents- $18.669.25
Admission Requirement: (1) A bachelor’s degree or a recognized equivalent from an accredited institution. (2) A satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average(GPA) of 3.0 or on a 4.0 scale. (3) Enough undergraduate training to do graduate work in your chosen field. Perquisites: Undergraduate Business Administration 10– principles of Business. All UC Berkeley applicant must complete this course at UC Berkeley. Math(Calculus)- Two semesters of calculus are required. Economics 1- Introduction to Economic. Satisfies 20,21, of 25- Introductory Probability and Statics. EnglishReading and Composition Requirement.
About the College: Stanford University is a private institution that was founded in 1885. Stanford is located in the Bay Area near San Francisco. This school uses a quarter-based academic calendar. Stanford offers a wide range of student organizations and variety of sports, such as: football, golf, tennis, etc.. Some highly ranked programs for graduates are School of Education, School of Engineering, Law School, School of Medicine, and top-ranked Graduate School of Business. Tuition: Graduate(8,9,10-unit rate)- $13,750, Undergraduate- 13,750
Admission Requirement: (I was not able to find the admission requirements but this is all I found)-All applicants must apply online using the Common Applications First-Year Application and the Stanford Supplement. Paper application forms will not be mailed to you unless approved by the Director of Admission. Other application documents may be submitted electronically or downloaded for paper delivery. Unapproved paper copies of the Common Application’s First-Year Application and the Stanford Supplement will not be accepted. Perquisites: (I was not able to find this information)
About the Institute: The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The school of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was established in 1932 as part of the reorganization of the Institute. The Department of Mechanical Engineering, which split in 1936 into two departments, Mining Engineering, which was discontinued in 1940, the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering which became the Department of Ocean Engineering in 1971, later merged into the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2005. Tuition: Summer- $13,920, and Fall & Spring- $20,885
Admission Requirement: At MIT, a regular graduate student is one who is registered for a program of advanced study and research leading to a post-baccalaureate degree. A regular graduate student may concurrently hold an appointment as a research assistant, teaching assistant, or instructor. To be admitted as a regular graduate student, an applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a college, university, or technical school of acceptable standing. Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor’s degrees are awarded before they enroll at MIT.