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University of Southern California - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Engineering students may be admitted to the engineering school at time of admission to the University. Students can also apply and be admitted to Undeclared Engineering. Strong SAT/ACT and strong high school record in math and science are required.High school students should have completed or have Calculus in progress and have completed or in progress, four years of a lab science. Students may also change major into the School of Engineering once at USC after completing specific course requirements and an internal admission application.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Same as requirements for admission to School of Engineering.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

TOEFL, IELTS or PTE is required. Otherwise, all requirements are the same as for domestic students.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as for domestic students

Residency Requirements

Must complete at least 64 units and all upper-division coursework at USC. Students participating in the 3/2 Program have a 48 unit residency requirement.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Minimum 30 semester units with at least a B average on specific math, science and engineering courses. Students with a strong record in engineering core coursework stand a better chance of being admitted.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 91
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 51