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Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

New Freshmen: Admission to the College of Engineering and Applied Science is based on an overall assessment of both academic and nonacademic qualifications. The primary review factors are the strength and quality of the high school curriculum, high school class percentile, grade point average and the results of the ACT or SAT. Well prepared freshmen applicants will have four years of mathematics (including one-and-a-half years of algebra, one year of geometry, and one-half year of trigonometry) and four years of natural science (including biology, chemistry and physics). The College will also consider nonacademic qualifications such as leadership skills, diversity in personal background, work experience, motivation and maturity.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Pre-Engineering students may apply for major status when they meet following requirements.

(1) Complete a minimum of 24 credits required for major.
(2)Complete Math 232 (or 222) with "C" or better grade.
(3)Complete the English composition requirement.
(4)Obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average in all courses in item 1 as set by the major department.

Advancement to the major is a graduation requirement. Programs may impose major status as a prerequisite for courses numbered 300 or above.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

A student whose native language is other than English must present a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550.

Residency Requirements

In order to provide maximum flexibility while preserving institutional identity of an UWM degree, the College requires residence (a) during the last 30 credits (b) during 45 of the last 60, or (c) during any 90 credits of a student's undergraduate career. At least 15 credits of advanced work in the major must be completed at UWM.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer student admission is based on an overall assessment of both academic and nonacademic qualifications. For transfer applicants the primary factors considered for admission are the grade point average on transferable courses and the level of curriculum completion. The College will also consider nonacademic qualifications such as leadership skills, diversity in personal background, work experience, motivation and maturity.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 63
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 72