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Seattle University - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Completed Application for Graduate Admission and non-refundable $55 application fee (waived for Seattle University alumni)

Minimum GPA of 3.00 calculated from official transcripts of all post-secondary educational institutions attended in the last 90 quarter/60 semester credits of your bachelor’s degree, including any transfer credits earned during this time, and any post-baccalaureate course work.

Applicants from other related disciplines may be eligible following completion of pre-requisite courses with a grade of 3.00 or higher (on a 4.00 scale) in each

Official Graduate Records Examination (GRE) scores. Requirement waived for Seattle University current students and alumni

Applicants for whom English is a non-native language must demonstrate English proficiency regardless of English language studies, residence in the United States or an English-speaking country, or immigration status. See policy on English proficiency for details

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Applications for the Master of Science in Structural Engineering program are considered fall, winter, and spring quarters. All application materials should be sent to Graduate Admissions by the stated deadline for that quarter. The following documents are required for consideration:
• Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited four-year program or its equivalent
• Official Graduate Records Examination (GRE) subject exam in civil engineering is optional.
• Two letters of recommendation, at least one should be from a university faculty professor

Applications for the Master of Science in Computer Science program are considered fall, winter, and spring quarters. All application materials should be sent to Graduate Admissions by the stated deadline for that quarter. The following documents are required for consideration:
• Four-year or equivalent bachelor’s degree, in computer science or related discipline, earned at a regionally accredited institution.
• Completed Prerequisite form indicating plan for meeting required course work.
• 1-2 page letter of intent discussing background, interests, and reasons for wanting to pursue a master’s degree in computer science
• Complete Pre-requisite Form indicating plan for meeting required coursework and relevant work experience.
• Two academic or professional recommendations, using the MSCS recommendation form, from those who have evaluated the applicant’s academic work or supervised practical experience and are able to assess the applicant’s potential as a graduate students.
• Professional resume summarizing academic and related work experience, if any.
• Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Subject Test in Computer Science is optional.

Applications for the Master of Software Engineering program are considered for fall, winter, and spring quarters. All application materials should be sent to Graduate Admissions by the stated deadline for that quarter. Late applicants can only be considered as non-matriculating students and on a space available basis. The following documents are required for consideration:
• Evidence of four-year or equivalent bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution
• Résumé reflecting two years of experience in software development or maintenance
• Completed Master of Software Engineering Applicant Information form noting working knowledge of at least one programming language
• Professional autobiography
• Two professional recommendations using MSE recommendation forms. At least one should be from a supervisor.
• Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Subject Test in Computer Science is optional.



Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

In addition to all other admission requirements, foreign students must also
1) show English proficiency if English is not first language. See policy on English proficiency for details.
2) Applicants seeking an F-1 visa must submit a Declaration of Finances

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as above.

Residency Requirements

No more than 10 credits can transfer for Computer Science programs and 9 credits for Structural Engineering.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

All previously listed requirements.
Transcripts with minimum 3.0 for transfer credits.