Online Profiles

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2016

print entire profile



Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Students are admitted to the college based on ACT composite scores, high school coursework, and personal statement.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

high school English, 4 yrs.;
mathematics, 3.5 yrs.;
social studies, 2 yrs.;
laboratory science, 2 yrs.;
one foreign language, 2 yrs.;
flexible academics, 2 yrs.;
Total academics, 15.5.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Competition for admission is extremely keen. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement and potential, document the availability of sufficient financial resources, and submit evidence of English-language proficiency. ACT score (or equivalent from SAT) is required and used as one factor for admission.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as requirements for resident students.

Residency Requirements

In addition to specific course and scholastic average requirements, each candidate for a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign must earn at least 60 semester hours of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign credit, of which at least 21 hours must be 300- or 400-level courses at a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus location.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

To enter as a transfer student, you must (1) complete 30 semester hours at an accredited institution, (2) complete basic college mathematics (through calculus), chemistry (one year), a general physics sequence (one or one and a half years), and the English composition (rhetoric) requirement, and (3) meet a minimum grade-point requirement of at least 3.0 (4.0=A). Competitive standards for admission are usually higher than 3.0. Overall and technical grade-point averages must be at or above the minimum cutoffs.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 305
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 0