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University of California, San Diego - 2013

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Graduate level admission is administered through departments. Minimum requirements are a B.A. or B.S. in Engineering or Science, GRE examination, and letters of recommendation from undergraduate faculty. See the Jacobs School of Engineering departments for individual department requirements.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

See the Jacobs School of Engineering web site for graduate admissions information.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 550 for the paper based test (PBT) or 80 for the Internet Based Test.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Training exam: The minimum IELTS score is Band 7.0.

The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic). The minimum PTE academic score required for graduate admission is overall score 65.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

See the UCSD catalog for graduate admissions information.

Residency Requirements

See the published UCSD General Catalog for details (

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

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