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North Carolina A&T State University - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

An applicant for admission is considered individually in accordance with the following criteria:

Evidence of academic achievement and promise with considerable facility in the use of the English language and with an understanding of the fundamental mathematical processes;

Complete record from an accredited secondary or preparatory school with graduation based on no fewer than 19 units; (See minimum undergraduate course requirements in next section.)

Satisfactory scores on the Scholastic Assessment Test or the American College Test; (Students may be exempt from these tests if they are at least twenty-four years (24) old at the point of matriculation to the University.)

Satisfactory class rank or grade point average.

The aforementioned and subsequent admissions criteria are applied flexibly to assure that individuals with unusual qualifications are not rejected in the admissions process.

The University of North Carolina System has a policy that each constituent institution limit the proportion of out-of-state students in the entering freshmen class to not more than 18% and North Carolina A&T State University adheres to this policy. The College of Engineering is exempt from this policy. Therefore, academic achievement and SAT/ACT scores must be competitive.

Minimum Undergraduate Course Requirements

For admittance to all undergraduate programs all freshman applicants must possess the following minimum high school course requirements for admission:

English " 4 units

Science " 3 units: A biological science, a physical science and a science with a laboratory are required.

Social Sciences " 2 units: United States History is required as one of the social sciences.

2 units of the same Foreign Language.

Mathematics " 4 units: Mathematical course units must include Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and one of the following Advanced Mathematics courses:

AP Calculus A/B

AP Calculus B/C

AP Statistics

Pre-Calculus (formerly Advanced Math)

Discrete Mathematics

Integrated Mathematics IV

Advanced Functions and Modeling

IB Mathematics Level II

The following course can be taken at the community college to fulfill this requirement also, but only when taken in concert with the associated lab course. Both the classroom and lab courses must be presented together to be accepted.

MAT 155 AND 155A (Statistical Analysis)

MAT 165 AND MAT 165A (Finite Math)

MAT 171, 171A (Pre-Calculus Algebra) AND MAT 172, 172A (Pre-Calculus Trigonometry)

MAT 175 AND MAT 175A (Pre-Calculus)

MAT 252 AND MAT 252A (Statistics II)

MAT 271 AND MAT 271A (Calculus I)

MAT 272 AND MAT 272A (Calculus II)

For freshman applicants that attend a non-public high school in North Carolina, the fourth math unit must be comparable to one of the courses listed above and must be approved by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

For out-of-state freshman applicants, the fourth math unit must be comparable to one of the courses listed above and must be approved by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Same as above.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

The expected program of study from their school should be University preparatory and the leaving school certificate marks must support academic promise. Students must show proficiency in written and oral English usage. If English is not the first language of communication the Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL) is required and a satisfactory level of English Proficiency on both the total and part scores are required. A minimum score of 550 is required.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Admissions to the university is selective for out-of-state students. The University of North Carolina System mandates that no more than 18 percent of the freshmen class may be from out-of-state. Therefore, academic achievement and SAT/ACT scores must be competitive.

Residency Requirements

The maximum number of transferable credits is 80 semester hours from a four (4) year college and 64 semester hours from a two (2) year college.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Admission may be considered if: 1) not presently on social or academic probation at last/or current school attendance. 2) in addition, a GPA of 2.5 (if transferring from an ABET accredited program) or a GPA of 3.0 (from other programs) is required. 3). student must not have been suspended or dropped from another institution.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 20
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 45