UCLA vs. CSULB

(Yes this is a genuine question)

Should I go to UCLA for pre-business economics or CSULB for pre-business finance? UCLA would cost be about 11.5k a year to attend (will be taking out 5k in loans) and CSULB is practically free for me to attend and the major is directly finance. I understand that UCLA is better for networking and job prospects in the field but I really want to avoid taking out loans...

How screwed would I be if I were to go to CSULB over UCLA and what would you choose?

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  • Analyst 2 in IB - Ind
Apr 10, 2021 - 4:52pm

5k a year in loans would definitely be worth the difference in my opinion. You could land a significantly better job and easily pay back that amount in your first year.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 11:42pm

UCLA hands down - it's one of the best UC's and the quality of offers people get are amazing.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 10:37am
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