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Washington University in St. Louis - 2016

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Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Prospective engineering students are admitted to the engineering college when they are admitted to the university. Factors in the admission selection process include the rigor of high school courses, grades, class rank, and standardized test scores, personal talents and extracurricular activities. As preparation, the following courses are recommended: four years of English, four years of mathematics, three to four years of history and social sciences, three to four years of laboratory sciences (chemistry, physics), at least two years of a foreign language.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

There are no special department admission requirements or restrictions.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

In addition to the same entrance requirements as for US students, foreign students for whom English is not their first language must submit the results of the TOEFL.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as for resident students.

Residency Requirements

All students seeking any bachelor's degree must complete a minimum of 30 units of upper-level (numbered 300 or higher) engineering courses from our engineering school. In addition, students must complete a minimum of 60 units while matriculated at Washington University in a degree program.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer admission decisions rest heavily upon applicants' most recent academic work at an accredited college. The strongest candidates for admission present at least a B+ average in courses across a broad academic curriculum with a strong background in mathematics(calculus) and science. Applicants should have completed at least one year elsewhere.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 0
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 100