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St. Mary's University - 2016

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Graduate

Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

To be considered for admission, applicants must:
1. Have a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in engineering or a closely related discipline. Applicants who earned a bachelor's degree in a closely related discipline, such as physics or mathematics, may be admitted with the provision that they take the required prerequisite courses. The Graduate Program Director will evaluate applicants from other disciplines on an individual basis.
2. Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (A = 4.00) for their bachelor's degrees.
3. Have a minimum GRE quantitative score of 148 and a minimum GRE analytical score of 2.5-3.0 band.
4. Applicants who fail to meet any of the above standards may be admitted on a conditional basis. The graduate program director evaluates these cases on an individual basis.
5. Submit a completed application form, a written statement of purpose indicating the applicant's interests and objectives, two letters of recommendation concerning the applicant's potential for succeeding in the graduate program and official transcripts of all college level work.
6. Submit a completed application form, a written statement of purpose indicating the applicant's interests and objectives, two letters of recommendation concerning the applicant's potential for succeeding in the graduate program.
7. International students should ensure proper visa immigration procedures and submit an official (not a photocopy) financial statement.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

To be considered for admission, international applicants must:
1. Have a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in engineering or a closely related discipline. Applicants who earned a bachelor's degree in a closely related discipline, such as physics or mathematics, may be admitted with the provision that they take the required prerequisite courses. The Graduate Program Director will evaluate applicants from other disciplines on an individual basis.
2. Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (A = 4.00) for their bachelor's degrees.
3. Have a minimum GRE quantitative score of 148 and a minimum GRE analytical score within the 2.5-3.0 range.
4. International students can not be admitted conditionally per Federal regulations.
5. Submit the TOEFL scores (international students only) and show a minimum of 80 in Internet-based test. As an alternative, international students may take the IELTS test and show a minimum score of 6.0.
6. Submit a completed application form, a written statement of purpose indicating the applicant's interests and objectives, two letters of recommendation concerning the applicant's potential for succeeding in the graduate program.
7. International students should ensure proper visa immigration procedures and submit an official (not a photocopy) financial statement.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

To be considered for admission applicants must:
1. Have a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in engineering or a closely related discipline. Applicants who earned a bachelor's degree in a closely related discipline, such as physics or mathematics, may be admitted with the provision that they take the required prerequisite courses. The Graduate Program Director will evaluate applicants from other disciplines on an individual basis.
2. Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (A = 4.00) for their bachelor's degrees.
3. Have a minimum GRE quantitative score of 148 and a minimum GRE analytical score within the 50th percentile.
4. International students can not be admitted conditionally per Federal regulations.
5. Submit the TOEFL scores (international students only) and show a minimum of 80 in Internet-based test. As an alternative, international students may take the IELTS test and show a minimum score of 6.0.
6. Submit a completed application form, a written statement of purpose indicating the applicant's interests and objectives, two letters of recommendation concerning the applicant's potential for succeeding in the graduate program - all students who study at an institution outside the US must have their transcripts evaluated by a member organization of NACES, AICE, AACRAO or WES.
7. International students should ensure proper visa immigration procedures and submit an official (not a photocopy) financial statement.