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University of Cincinnati - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

High school credits required (in terms of high school units) English 4, Math 4 (including at least pre-calculus or calculus), Science 3 (including at least physics and chemistry) Social Studies 3, Electives 5 (elective units must include one or any combination of foreign language, fine arts, business, career technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, agricultural education, or additional core course not otherwise required).

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Admission is based on high school curriculum, class rank, grade point average and SAT/ACT scores. Essay, personal statement, extra-curricular activities, and letter(s) of recommendation can be a factor in the admissions decision. The average student offered admission to engineering has a 29 ACT, 1280 SAT (critical reading and math sections only) and 3.7/4.0 GPA.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

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Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

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Residency Requirements

Transfer students must become full-time students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Students must complete at least three years in the college including a minimum of three semesters of cooperative education.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer students must have completed most of the freshman year work in courses such as calculus, chemistry and physics. Specifically, students should have completed a minimum of 4 semester based credit hours of calculus and 4 semester based credit hours of chemistry and/or calculus-based physics. GPA requirements vary by program, but at minimum, students must have a 2.75 GPA from a four-year institution or a 3.0 or better from a two-year institution. Many programs require a 3.0 GPA or above.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 12
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 24