Why Masters in Data Science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor?


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Data scientists are sitting on multiple job offers as more and more organizations are leveraging data to expand. Furthermore, the collection of bulk data opens up a new avenue for machine learning (ML) engineers and artificial intelligence (AI) researchers.

In this article, we have explained why a Masters in data science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a great choice for Indian students.

Notable Alumni from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

The graduates from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor have established themselves as the best in their fields. There are many who have impressed the world, here are some of them.

  1. Larry Page: The computer scientist, popularly known as the co-founder of Google, graduated with honors with a degree in computer science from the University of Michigan. His father earned his Ph.D. from there and served as a professor.
  2. Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The widely known American neurosurgeon, medical spokesperson, and writer got both his Bachelors and Doctor of Medicine degrees (MD) from the University of Michigan. He is currently the chief correspondent for CNN.
  3. Tom Brady: The world-famous NFL Quarterback of Tampa Bay got a headstart in college football when he attended the University of Michigan from 1995 to 1999. This shows the opportunities the university provides in extracurricular activities as well.
  4. James Earl Jones: Regarded as one of the most versatile performers in TV, movies, and theater, Jones graduated with a degree in music and drama from the University of Michigan.

Commendable Global Ranking on Multiple Boards

Name of the Board Ranking
Academic Ranking Of World Universities (ARWU) 22
QS World University Rankings  21
Times Higher Education World University Rankings  22
The US News and World Report  19

Average Salaries of Graduates in Computer Science

A degree from the field of computer science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor gives a chance to the graduates to go into different fields with lucrative salaries. Here are a few of the professions that you can choose, based on the average salary offered.

Job Title Average Salary
Data Scientist $96,570
Data Analyst $67,168
Software Engineer $90,279
Senior Software Engineer $125,428

However, there are a lot of universities in the US which are apt for studying abroad as they too bring a lot of career opportunities. Hence, it is crucial to select the university which is best for you, rather than just going with the best university.

How to select the best university for your Masters?

The University of Michigan is known for excellent scientific research and produces some of the world’s best engineers. As we have mentioned earlier, the university provides a myriad of opportunities for students regardless of their backgrounds.

But, is it the best university for you?

The truth is, it depends on your profile and what you want from your college experience which depends on the kind of career you want to have.

As an applicant who wants to study abroad, you have to make sure that you are applying to the college/university that is worth all your resources. You and your family will be making a lot of financial and physical sacrifices, so choosing the right college is crucial.

Ideally, you should have a list of colleges that could be best for you, and you should select one from there.

Thankfully, with SelectRight choosing the right college is as easy as a walk in the park.

Let’s take a look at six ways in which SelectRight can help you make the best career decision.

How to select the best university for your Masters

1. Find the college that is right for you

Here are the things that you will need to do to find the right college.

  1. Make a list of top-ranked colleges/universities that are known for your preferred field of study.
  2. Create an excel sheet where you can save your observations for multiple parameters for each of the colleges/universities.
  3. Read blog posts, watch videos, talk with your friends, and participate in forum discussions to learn more about the college you want to apply to.
  4. You will have to research potential career opportunities, campus life, tuition fees, the application process, etc.

These steps will take you days, if not weeks, and tire you entirely.

Fortunately, we have made it extremely simple for you.

SelectRight will send you personalized college/university recommendations in minutes.

All you need to do is create an account, answer a few questions, and check your email. Yes, it is that easy.

Just let us know your preferences and a little bit about yourself so that we can find out which colleges/universities will be perfect for your Masters. We will send you the list so that you can make a choice fast.

2. Receive unbiased college recommendations

We believe in empowering Indian students who want to study abroad by helping them select a university that is best for them.

How do we do it?

We leverage machine learning to recommend the universities that are best for your career.

In our database, there are 500+ universities and we have collected over 100+ data points for each of them. We are consistently adding more universities into our database as you read this. When you submit your profile, we implement data analysis to generate an automated list of universities.

This process ensures that our method is safe and fair. Furthermore, this gives our students an extra edge as they personally cannot analyze that many colleges/universities for so many parameters.

3. Save time and money with SelectRight

Earlier in this article we have shed some light on how much time and effort you have to invest to find the university that is right for you. It is a difficult decision because a lot is on the line. For most Indian students who want to study abroad, it is a financial decision.

Generally, Indian students take an education loan for studying abroad. That can be risky if you choose the wrong college for a few reasons. The two most important reasons are the college/university decides the amount of loan you will need to take and career opportunities.

We can help you remove this financial roadblock easily.

First, we will get you into the college/university that is best for your career. This means your tuition fees might reduce if you bag some scholarships. Secondly, we will help you secure low interest, no collateral education loans for studying abroad.

Through GradRight, you will save both time and money.

Our simple five-step process will connect you with your dream college/university much faster and will save you a lot of money. Not to mention, with us, you will be stress-free too.

Save time and money with SelectRight

Simply create your SELECT account and answer a few questions. We will handle the rest for you.

4. Get assistance from experts

Letter of recommendation, statement of purpose, etc., are very important parts of your college application. One mistake could diminish your chances of getting in.

The challenge for aspiring meritorious students like you is it is extremely difficult to get unbiased help from experts. The generic advice from blog posts and videos will make your application identical, if not worse, as compared to other applicants.

SelectRight will get your profiles examined by experts.

Our in-house experts will leave no stone unturned to make sure that your university application is perfect. They will help you every step of the way as you go ahead to study abroad.

5. Interact with alumni and students

Living in the US while studying abroad can be exciting and intimidating at the same time. You must have a lot of questions about living in a new country.

Join our Discord server, where you can interact with alumni and students about staying and studying abroad.

We have created dedicated channels within that server to help you ask the right questions to the right people. We also host ask-me-anything (AMA) events where our in-house experts also join in. This will be a great opportunity for students like you to clear all of your doubts about staying abroad.

6. Exclusive events with colleges and universities

No matter how many experts, alumni, and students you interact with, there will be some questions that can only be answered by the university you are going to. Questions related to extracurricular activities, sports events, functions, etc.

We host exclusive events with colleges and universities.

Yes, that’s right.

We make sure that our students get an edge over other applicants in every possible way. SelectRight does that by giving an opportunity to students to directly interact with the college or university they could be going to.

Choose the best college with SelectRight

Sign up and create your SELECT account to get a list of colleges and universities that would be best for your future.

You do your Masters once, do it right.

We are here to help you every step of the way.

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A master storyteller, Anand has enriched multiple entities with captivating designs, compelling messaging, and impactful media campaigns. Beyond work, you can find him feeding stray dogs, exploring art, and watching insiprational documentaries.

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