Virginia Commonwealth University is a 4 year public univeristy in Richmond, Virginia. It was founded in 1838 as the medical department for the area. Virginia Commonwealth offers a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Computer Sceince and emphasizes the study, design, development, and utilization of computers and software as well as math and typical engineering. Virginia Commonwealth also offers a 5 year Bachelor of Scienc/Master of Science program to get both degrees quickly. The tuition for Virginia Commonwealth is $12,772 for in state residents and $30838 for out of state residents.
Geroge Mason University is a 4 year public school near Washington D.C. with about 32,067 students. George Mason is ranked #138 on the U.S. best colleges and their department of computer scienc offers a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree and a PhD degree program. The University is mainly concerned with teaching the design, implementation, and maintenance of the computer software systems. They stress the importance of the graduates being well-grounded in technology needed for the acquisition, representation, storage, transmission, transformation, and use of information in digital form and must be capable of working closely with members of other professions associated with computing. Tuition at George Masion University is $10,370 for in state residents and $29,950 for out of state residents.