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University of New Haven - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Undergraduate degree in engineering is required for all engineering degrees, but is not required for the Computer Science degree. Admission decisions are based primarily on applicant's undergraduate record. Applicants submit formal application along with two letters of recommendation and all official transcripts directly to the graduate school director of admissions. Scores from the graduate record exam (GRE) may be used to support applications.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Additional requirements for admission as may be determined by departments are specified in the University Graduate Catalog.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Foreign applicants must submit an admissions application form, the appropriate application fee, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed. A certified English translation must accompany all non-English transcripts. As proof of English proficiency, applicants must submit either a minimum TOEFL score of 190 (sent from the testing site to the Graduate Admissions Office), a minimum IELTS score of 5.5, proof of completion of Level 112 in an ELS Language Center program, or proof that undergraduate academic instruction and courses were completed using the English language. Applicants must additionally provide financial documentation that verifies sufficient funds for study and living expenses for 12 months. This verification must be either a completed UNH Financial Statement of International Students form and supporting documents, or a current official UNH scholarship letter. Required medical forms are Measles/Rubella Immunization and an official Health Examination Report.

Residency Requirements

Degree programs have a 30 graduate credit residency requirement with the exception of certain dual degree programs such as MBA/MSIE whose residency requirement is 60 graduate credits. Credits applied toward the residency requirement for one graduate degree do not count toward another.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer credit may be given for applicable graduate courses taken at other regionally accredited institutions, subject to the following conditions: courses were at a graduate level, each grade was B- or better, and the course did not fulfill requirements for any other degree already earned by the student.