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Clarkson University - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Students are admitted to engineering programs at time of admission.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

International applicants need to submit transcripts (including an English translation if necessary) accompanied by a school profile for all secondary schools or a prospectus/catalog from any higher education institutions the applicant has attended, Dean of Students Recommendation, two letters of recommendation, SAT or ACT scores (for freshmen applicants), TOEFL or IELTS score reports (if English is not your primary language), and a Certificate of Finance to verify sources of income for student's expenses during the one-to- four years at Clarkson, as well as a supporting bank statement. An I-20 will be issued once a student is accepted by the institution, the Certificate of Finances is reviewed, and the enrollment deposit is submitted.

Residency Requirements

A student entering as a first-semester freshman must be in residence for at least four semesters, including the final undergraduate semester. A student entering with advanced standing must complete at least half the remaining upper-level undergraduate work in residence at Clarkson. The program must include a minimum of two semester (30 credit hours), including the final undergraduate semester, in residence.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, including one from an academic professor or instructor. Applicants must also submit official secondary school transcripts if not earning an associate's degree, and SAT or ACT scores if less than 24 credits at time of application. Transfer applicants into engineering or other majors requiring calculus should have completed at least one college-level calculus course. International students whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 66
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 25