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Wall Street's Top Technology Schools

Capital markets executives reveal their favorite schools for hiring computer programming and engineering graduates.
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Stanford University

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Stanford, Calif., Stanford is a major research university in computer science and mathematics, as well as other areas. Stanford faculty and alumni have founded many prominent technology companies, including Cisco, Google, Hewlett-Packard, LinkedIn, Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems and Yahoo. Stanford's Computer Science Department (located in the School of Engineering) continues to be a leading institution for computer science research and education.

Degrees: The department of Computer Science offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. A master's degree in computer science offers a choice of different specializations, including artificial intelligence, mobile and Internet computing, information management and analytics, security, software theory, and systems, among other areas. The school also offers a Ph.D. degree, as well as a quant degree, a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics.

 

Ivy is Editor-at-Large for Advanced Trading and Wall Street & Technology. Ivy is responsible for writing in-depth feature articles, daily blogs and news articles with a focus on automated trading in the capital markets. As an industry expert, Ivy has reported on a myriad ... View Full Bio

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