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Western Michigan University - 2016

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Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

To be eligible for admission to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, a student must have an ACT-MATH score of 25 or higher (SAT-MATH 560 or higher), in addition to meeting the admissions requirement to Western Michigan University. Beginning students are enrolled in a pre-engineering/pre-engineering technology/computer science program upon admission to the University. They apply to a specific engineering and applied sciences program after satisfactory completion of a set of required courses.
Students with an ACT-MATH score of 20 to 24 (SAT-MATH 460-559) will be admitted to CEAS Exploratory. Upon successful completion of Algebra II (or equivalent) with a grade of 3.0 or higher in no more than two attempts, the student may apply for admission to the pre-engineering or pre-engineering technology or computer science curriculum.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Students declare an engineering major while in pre-engineering or pre-engineering technology. Enrollment in junior or senior level engineering and applied sciences courses is contingent on admission to that engineering and applied sciences program. Requirements for admission to an engineering and applied sciences program include satisfactory completion of a set of required introductory courses.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

TOEFL (Score: 550); MTELP (85%); TOEFL score can be 500 if student takes remedial English class during first semester. A 2.5 (C+/B-) GPA after grades are converted to a United States grading scale and a minimum score of 550 on the TOEFL examination. Students who have a TOEFL score of 500 to 549 are required to take two remedial English classes during their first semester of enrollment.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Students declare an engineering and applied sciences major while in pre-engineering or pre-engineering technology. Enrollment in junior or senior level engineering and applied sciences courses is contingent on admission to that engineering and applied sciences program. Requirements for admission to an engineering and applied sciences program include satisfactory completion of a set of required introductory courses.

Residency Requirements

Half of the program must be from a four-year, accredited institution. At least 30 semester hours must be from WMU.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

At least a "C" average in 26 hours of transferable work. High school transcripts required if fewer than 26 hours will be transferred.