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Auburn University - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Must have a 4-year bachelor's degree or equivalent. Master's applicants must have a combination of undergraduate grades and GRE scores to meet minimal guideline expectations. Doctoral evaluations have higher expectations and may include a graduate grade point average. Educational background must be appropriate.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Academic departments can, and often do, set admission requirements higher than the minimum guideline established by the Graduate School. Grades, course work, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, etc. are evaluated by departmental admission committees. Personal interviews, when practical are often required.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Must have 4-year bachelor's degree or equivalent, appropriate scores on the GRE relative to departmental expectations and a score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL of at least 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), iBT 79 (with at least a score of 16 in each of the four sections) for applications from non-English speaking countries who do not hold a degree from a U.S. institution. IELTS overall band score of at least 6.5.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Entrance requirements for non-resident students are the same as those for resident students.

Residency Requirements

Applicants wishing to transfer must meet all admission and residency requirements as do non-transfers.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

All applicants wishing to transfer into the Graduate School must make a formal application for admission and meet all requirements. Transfer credit for courses taken at other institutions must meet all grade, time-limit and other transfer policies as established by the Graduate Council.