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University of Massachusetts Lowell - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

All freshman applicants are evaluated using standards determined by both the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and the University.

Freshmen students enrolled in the College of Engineering had an average GPA of 3.69 and an average combined Critical Reading and Math SAT score of 1221.

In order to fulfill minimum admissions requirements, freshmen applicants should have completed the following coursework at the college preparatory level or higher during high school:

Four years of English; Two years of social studies (including one year of U.S. history); Three years of mathematics, four years is recommend for Engineering applicants, and students should have taken Algebra I & II, Geometry, and either Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus or Calculus; Two years of foreign language (in a single language); Three years of science (two with a lab)- four years is recommended for Engineering applicants with Chemistry and Physics being required courses; Two years of electives.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Students who have completed their freshman programs with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 may transfer to an engineering department.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Applicants are required to supply the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with SAT scores, secondary school and/or college records, as well as all other application materials, submitted in English. All international students must file the financial resource form, Certification of Finances, which evidences sufficient financial resources for their years of study at the University. Applicants must have considerable facility in speaking and writing English, and prospective students whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of 500 or above is required by the University.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

There is no difference for non-resident students.

Residency Requirements

Thirty credits of full-time study in University day courses are required for all transfer students transferring from bacculaureate programs. Those transferring with a completed associate's degree must complete 60 credits at the university.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer student applicants must have a 2.5 GPA with a strong background in Math and Science.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 201
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 132