Neumont University, formally North Face Learning and Northface University, is a private college in South Jordan, Utah that specializes in project-based computer science. Located just outside Salt Late City, Neumont University was founded in 2003 to pioneer a more effective method for delivering traditional computer science education. According to Neumont University co-founder Scott McKinley, "Our freshmen are on project teams from the very beginning. Their first projects are simple, heavily scaffolded, and commensurate with their novice skills. By the time they enter their last three quarters, they're working on real industry projects for serious names that work with us, including IBM and Microsoft."
Neumont University attracts students from all over thanks to their passion for technology, record with leaders in the digital industry and unique learning environment. Neumont University offers different approaches to five different nationally recognized and accredited programs:
•A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
•A Bachelor of Science in Software and Game Development
•A Bachelor of Science in Business Technology Operations Management
•A Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development
•A Master of Science in Computer Science
Neumont University has a nationally recognized, accredited curriculum known for its hands on, project-based learning experience. Students at Neumont University are treated to resume-building projects that allow them to learn the tools and skills needed to work in a professional environment. During the final three quarters at Neumont University students get to work on “Enterprise Projects.” Enterprise projects give students a unique opportunity to work directly with the movers and shakers of the digital industry. Working this closely with real companies and industry leaders, students are often able to develop contacts and parlay their experience into a career.
Total Enrollment: 269
Institution Size: Under 1,000
Campus Setting: Suburban
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Highest Degree Offered: Masters
School Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Undergrad Enrollment: 268
Total Grad Enrollment: 1
High School GPA
The best thing about Neumont is the fact that we actually code instead of reading and regurgitating from a book.
Being a strictly computer science oriented school, there's obviously very little sports-like activities. This would be the only "bad" thing I could point out, which isn't a bad thing in my opinion.
Getting real experience while in school makes you the best candidate for getting a job.
Low Male to Female student ratio
Neumont University is a leader in offering degrees with high job prospects in today's growing industries.
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