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Is it okay to get my bachelor's and master's degrees at the same school? I intend to go into industry in computer science.

OK = will not substantially harm future prospects.

Getting a doctoral degree is not planned.

Edit: I might need to take out loans to go to a different school.

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Hiring managers in industry will care more about the reputation of your master's degree than about where you earned your bachelor's degree.

If your undergraduate degree is from a medium-to-small school, you will probably have the same professors if you take your master's there. In other words, you will have learned much of what they have to teach you when you finish your undergraduate degree. So, for maximum learning, consider a master's from a different school that has a good reputation in industry.

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    "In other words, you will have learned most of what they have to teach you when you finish your undergraduate degree": I hope you're kidding, or you had not very knowledgeable professors. Commented Jul 18, 2016 at 15:45
  • Not kidding. My experience is that undergrad education is about breadth and grad school is about depth. Different professors will give the student a different view in grad school.
    – Bob Brown
    Commented Jul 18, 2016 at 16:36
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    A single professor can give breadth to an audience and depth to another: it's not that teaching to one group makes you unable to teach to the other. Commented Jul 18, 2016 at 16:41
  • Anyway, I concur that changing school is frequently a good thing for various reasons, but not for the one you highlighted. Commented Jul 18, 2016 at 16:43
  • I've edited my answer to change "most" to "much."
    – Bob Brown
    Commented Jul 19, 2016 at 12:20

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