Stony Brook University, also referred to as SUNY Stony Brook more frequently is a public research University founded in the year 1957. SUNY Stony Brook is one of the most reputed state universities on the East coast and a very affordable one too. The University has a large number of Undergraduate population making it easier for Grad Students to find RAs and on campus jobs. Plus its in New york which makes it one of the top choices for MS aspirants.
Coming to the location, it is indeed in New york, but not in the NYC. It is at the North East shore on the Long Island region. About 65 KMs from Manhattan is not too far and students do have many opportunities during and after their studies. Continue reading
Michigan Technology University
Michigan Technology University, also referred to as MTU more frequently is a public research University in the state of Michigan in the northern part of US. One of the technically advanced universities in the Midwest region, MTU is a university preferred not only for CS and EE but also for Mechanical students. It is generally a moderate to safe bet for many of the aspirants. MTU is not that easy to get and many students pursue their MS elsewhere considering the cold climate, however, this has not stopped the University from ranking good in the recent past for the Midwest region.