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Engineering Technology

Admissions/Transfers

Admission to Engineering Technology College

Regular Freshman Admission Standards (Full Admissions)

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State's minimum requirements for admissions as a regular freshman include the following:

1) Graduation from a regionally accredited high school, or a high school accredited by the Georgia Accreditation Commission, or an approved University System of Georgia agency, or from a public school under the authority of the State Department of Education;

2) Completion of the 17 required CPC units, plus 2 additional academic units;

3) SAT Taken Prior to March 2016
SAT I Critical Reading and Math Combined - Minimum Score: 950 (1000 for the Architecture Program)
SAT I Critical Reading - Minimum Score: No lower than 450
SAT I Math - Minimum Score: No lower than 450

OR: SAT Taken March 2016 or Later
Redesigned SAT Total Score (on 1600 scale) - Minimum Score: 1030 (1080 for the Architecture Program
Redesigned Reading Test Score - Minimum Score: No lower than 25
Redesigned Math Test Score - Minimum Score: No lower than 490

OR ACT
ACT-Composite Score - Minimum Score: 20 (21 for the Architecture Program)
ACT-English - Minimum Score: No lower than 18
ACT-Math - Minimum Score: No lower than 18

Applicants must submit:

(a) an application for admission
(b) an official high school transcript
(c) official SAT 1 and/or ACT scores

There is a $40 application fee.

For other admission statuses (transfer, international, etc.) please review the SPSU catalog at: http://www.spsu.edu/registrar/catalogs/index.htm

Admission to an Engineering Technology Department

Regular Freshman Admission Standards (Full Admissions)

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State's minimum requirements for admissions as a regular freshman include the following:

1) Graduation from one of the following:
o A regionally accredited high school
o A high school accredited by the Georgia Accreditation Commission
o A high school accredited by an approved University System of Georgia agency
o A public school under the authority of the State Department of Education;

2) Completion of the 17 required RHSC units;

3) High School academic GPA of at least a 2.5;

4) SAT Taken Prior to March 2016
SAT I Critical Reading and Math Combined - Minimum Score: 950 (1000 for the Architecture Program)
SAT I Critical Reading - Minimum Score: No lower than 450
SAT I Math - Minimum Score: No lower than 450

OR: SAT Taken March 2016 or Later
Redesigned SAT Total Score (on 1600 scale) - Minimum Score: 1030 (1080 for the Architecture Program
Redesigned Reading Test Score - Minimum Score: No lower than 25
Redesigned Math Test Score - Minimum Score: No lower than 490

OR ACT
ACT-Composite Score - Minimum Score: 20 (21 for the Architecture Program)
ACT-English - Minimum Score: No lower than 18
ACT-Math - Minimum Score: No lower than 18

Applicants must submit:

1) A completed Undergraduate Application for Admission to Kennesaw State University submitted online with a nonrefundable fee
2) Official scores on all required college entrance tests (typically SAT or ACT; some applicants may also be required to have SAT II subject test scores, TOEFL scores, or placement test scores). All test scores must be sent from the testing service to KSU
3) Official high school and college transcripts mailed directly from those institutions to KSU

There is a $40 application fee.

For other admission statuses (transfer, international, etc.) please review the KSU catalog at: http://catalog.kennesaw.edu/content.php.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

International Students (F-1,J-1)

1) Submit your application and $40 application fee online at by the appropriate posted deadline for your desired semester of entry.

2) Official transcripts of ALL your high school or post-secondary records. English evaluations of all foreign documents will be needed.
You must have your foreign transcripts evaluated by one of the following credential evaluations services:
World Education Services
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
High school transcript: document-by-document
College/University transcript: course-by-course evaluation

3) Test results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)* or IELTS*.
The school code for the TOEFL and SAT: 5359
The school code for the ACT: 0833
For undergraduate admission, you must have a TOEFL score of 79 or higher; IELTS 6.5 or higher.

4) Results from your Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT). For SAT and ACT score requirements, contact the office of Admissions or check with the current catalog.

5) Copies of status documents made by International Student and Scholar Services (F-1 and J-1 passport, visa and I-94) or Global Admissions (Green Cards and other visa documents)

For additional detail, see: http://admissions.kennesaw.edu/apply/international/intl_applyf1.php

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Regular Freshman Admission Standards (Full Admissions)

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State's minimum requirements for admissions as a regular freshman include the following:

1) Graduation from one of the following:
o A regionally accredited high school
o A high school accredited by the Georgia Accreditation Commission
o A high school accredited by an approved University System of Georgia agency
o A public school under the authority of the State Department of Education;

2) Completion of the 17 required RHSC units;

3) High School academic GPA of at least a 2.5;

4) SAT Taken Prior to March 2016
SAT I Critical Reading and Math Combined - Minimum Score: 950 (1000 for the Architecture Program)
SAT I Critical Reading - Minimum Score: No lower than 450
SAT I Math - Minimum Score: No lower than 450

OR: SAT Taken March 2016 or Later
Redesigned SAT Total Score (on 1600 scale) - Minimum Score: 1030 (1080 for the Architecture Program
Redesigned Reading Test Score - Minimum Score: No lower than 25
Redesigned Math Test Score - Minimum Score: No lower than 490

OR ACT
ACT-Composite Score - Minimum Score: 20 (21 for the Architecture Program)
ACT-English - Minimum Score: No lower than 18
ACT-Math - Minimum Score: No lower than 18

Applicants must submit:

1) A completed Undergraduate Application for Admission to Kennesaw State University submitted online with a nonrefundable fee
2) Official scores on all required college entrance tests (typically SAT or ACT; some applicants may also be required to have SAT II subject test scores, TOEFL scores, or placement test scores). All test scores must be sent from the testing service to KSU
3) Official high school and college transcripts mailed directly from those institutions to KSU

There is a $40 application fee.

For other admission statuses (transfer, international, etc.) please review the KSU catalog at: http://catalog.kennesaw.edu/content.php.

Residency Requirements

Complete at least 30 semester hours in residence at Kennesaw State (Coles College of Business requires 33 hours). “In residence” is defined as courses for which a student has registered at KSU. Note: Individual departments may have higher requirements. Courses for which the student registers at KSU, including cross-registration, are considered to be “in residence”. Coursework completed as a transient student at another institution, transfer credit, credit by examination (including CLEP, AP, IB, etc. are not considered to be in residence.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

1) Students qualify as transfers if they have earned 30 transferable semester hours or 50 quarter transferable hours.

2) The cumulative transfer GPA for admission eligibility is calculated on all academic work attempted from all institutions attended. If a course is repeated both grades are calculated.

3) Transfers must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA to be considered.

4) Transfer credit evaluations are not done until after the transfer applicant is accepted. All transcripts must be on file for the acceptance decision and prior to evaluation. The Registrar's Office completes the evaluation and notification is sent to the student and can also be accessed on the Owl Express. Information regarding how course work will transfer to KSU is found on the Registrar’s website (see link below).

5) Kennesaw State University welcomes students who have pursued accelerated high school courses and national standardization programs such as College Board Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and College Level Examination Program (CLEP). For information about AP, IB and CLEP college credit check: http://transfer.kennesaw.edu/.

Number of Transfer Students from:

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