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University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering - 2016

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Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Students must be admitted to the University of Oklahoma before they are accepted into the Gallogly College of Engineering. Inquiries concerning admission to the University should be directed to the: Office of Admissions, University of Oklahoma, 1000 Asp Avenue, Room 127, Norman, OK 73019-4076. (Please refer to the “Admissions, Enrollment, and Student Financial Services” section of the catalog for detailed information on admission to the University.) Students should carefully assess their potential to meet the College’s requirements before committing to attend the University of Oklahoma with a proposed major in engineering.

In order to be eligible for admission to the Gallogly College of Engineering, applicants who are direct from high school must be admitted to OU and have earned 24 semester credit hours with a combined retention grade point average of 2.00 or higher. Non-residents of Oklahoma transferring to the University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering must have a retention GPA of 3.00, regardless of the institution from which they are transferring.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Same as above except for the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering which has requisite course requirements prior to advancing into upper-division courses in the major. In addition to these requisite requirements, the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering also has a grade point average requirement of 2.80 before being eligible to take upper-division coursework.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

All applicants for whom English is a second language must present evidence of proficiency in the English Language in one of these ways. TOEFL and IELTS scores over two years old by the beginning of the term you wish to enter are not acceptable unless you have been attending school in the U.S. since the test date. 1. 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL. Consistency across subsections will be considered for English proficiency. For example, for the TOEFL IBT, generally, a minimum score of 20 is expected in each section of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing. 2. 6.5 on the IELTS. 3. Secondary school work in the United States, including achievement of the high school curricular requirements required for freshman attendance, or attainment of the recognized certificate of completion required for entrance into a university in any other country in which English is the native language and the language of instruction in the high school. 4. Satisfactory completion of 24 or more semester hours of college-level coursework from a regionally or nationally accredited university in the United States, or in any other country in which English is the native language. 5. Completion of a Bachelor's degree, or higher, at an accredited university in the United States, or in any other country in which English is the native language. 6. Successful completion of the University of Oklahoma CESL program.

Non-residents of Oklahoma applying for an engineering or computer science program must have a B grade point average (3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 scale) or its equivalent on all college work attempted to be admitted.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Applicants will be considered for admission using a holistic review and selection process which considers several factors that predict academic success (i.e., high school grade point average, high school course rigor, academic engagement, writing ability, leadership, and ACT/SAT scores). Although the University of Oklahoma is reviewing every application through the holistic process, it will continue to report the percentage of admitted and enrolled students subject to the alternative admissions standards and will not enroll more than 8% as dictated by Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

Residency Requirements

Transfer students must complete at least 36 of their last 48 curricular hours at OU, and of those 36 hours, at least 24 must be in the major. A maximum of 64 transfer credit hours from a 2-year college may be used in the curriculum.

Resident status is granted to financially independent adults who are permanently residing in Oklahoma and who have been physically and continuously present in the State of Oklahoma for at least one calendar year prior to the first day of class attendance at any Oklahoma institution of higher education; and who, during this one-year period, resided in Oklahoma for some reason other than primarily to attend classes at a post-secondary educational institution.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

All transfer students into the University of Oklahoma must have a 2.5 GPA with less than 60 hours, and a 2.0 GPA with 60 hours or more. The Gallogly College of Engineering has an additional requirement of a 3.0 GPA for all non-resident transfer students. Non-Resident transfer students must possess a 3.0 GPA regardless of hours.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 145
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 83