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The George Washington University - 2016

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Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Requirements for admission are as follows:
1.An acceptable certificate of graduation from an accredited secondary school. The progam must include four years of English; four years of mathematics, including two years of algebra, one year of plane geometry, one-half year of trigonometry, and one-half year of precalculus, analytic geometry, or functions; one year each of physics and chemistry (general science courses do not satisfy this requirement); and two years of history or a foreign language. Applicants who do not meet all of these requirements may be admitted to a prescribed program that includes courses to make up the deficiencies.
2.Standardized test scores on SAT I or ACT. Although no minimum scores are prescribed, test results are considered in determining admission eligibility. SAT II subject tests in writing and mathematics are recommended.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Same as above.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Same as above, and, in addition, an acceptable score on the TOEFL exam.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as for resident students.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 60 credit hours in residence are required.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

To be considered for admission as a transfer student, an applicant must be in good standing as to scholarship and conduct at all postsecondary institutions previously attended and should have a minimum grade-point average of approximately 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A student who has been academically dismissed will not normally be considered for admission.

When no duplication is involved, either through course work or examination, transfer credit may be granted for work successfully completed at other accredited institutions of higher learning prior to enrolling at GW. Credit will be granted only when such work meets the requirements for the degree sought at GW. Courses graded D+, or the equivalent, or lower will not be considered for transfer.

Although there is no strict limit to the total amount of transfer credit that may be assigned, a student must satisfy the 60-credit-hour residence requirement and course requirements for the degree sought at GW. Students should complete a Transfer of Credit worksheet, available in the SEAS Office of Undergraduate Student Services, Advising and Records, and present the worksheet to the faculty advisor for approval.