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The University of Akron - 2016

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Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

DIRECT ADMISSION OF NEW FRESHMAN
To obtain direct admission into the College of Engineering, new freshmen must satisfy these requirements:
◾completion of the core high school curriculum including trigonometry with a grade of B or above and one unit of Chemistry with a grade of B or above.
◾High school GPA of 3.4 or higher
◾At least 24 composite ACT or at least 1160 composite SAT
◾At least 24 math ACT or at least 580 math SAT

ADMISSION OF CURRENT UA STUDENTS AND TRANSFER STUDENTS
Current UA students who are not in the College of Engineering and students transferring to UA from another institution may apply to the College of Engineering when they meet the following criteria:
◾Complete at least 30 semester hours of coursework post high school
◾Complete Calculus 2 with a C- or higher
◾Have a 2.3 grade point average in at least three of the following categories:
1) in all coursework
2) in all engineering coursework
3) in all required mathematics coursework
4) in all required science coursework (chemistry, physics, computer science, biology)

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Same admission requirements.

Residency Requirements

Payment of a non-resident tuition surcharge is required of any student who does not qualify as a permanent resident of Ohio as defined by one or more of the Ohio Revised Code sections 3333-1-10.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

ADMISSION OF CURRENT UA STUDENTS AND TRANSFER STUDENTS
Current UA students who are not in the College of Engineering and students transferring to UA from another institution may apply to the College of Engineering when they meet the following criteria:
◾Complete at least 30 semester hours of coursework post high school
◾Complete Calculus 2 with a C- or higher
◾Have a 2.3 grade point average in at least three of the following categories:
1) in all coursework
2) in all engineering coursework
3) in all required mathematics coursework
4) in all required science coursework (chemistry, physics, computer science, biology)