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University of the District of Columbia - 2016

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Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Currently, the admissions criteria are the same as other programs in the "Flagship" University.
2.5 GPA or 1200 SAT / 16 ACT Score or
2.0 GPA and 1400 S AT/ 19 ACT Score

Potential students who do not meet the above may "test in" with minimum Accuplacer examination subtests:
78 - Reading; 86 - English; 85 - Mathematics

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Students should be ready to pursue calculus based courses in the engineering fields.
Each student application is evaluated by admission staff and SEAS Chairs or Program Directors

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Students must have a degree equivalent to US high school degrees with documented grades. Guidelines are the same as other undergraduate admissions.

International Students, who are non-native speakers of English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve minimum scores of 550 on the written test; 213 on the computerized test; or 79 on the Internet test.

Potential international students must comply with current visa requirements.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

The requirements are the same as the general undergraduate admission.

Residency Requirements

Continuous presence in DC while not enrolled, financial support from DC, domicile in DC of legal guardian or person
legally responsible for the sdtudent, former domicile in DC
with significant connection while absent, home ownership in
DC, licensed to practice profession in DC, long term military commitment in DC and acceptance of an offer for
permanent employment. Satisfying any three of the stated
residency factors.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Students may apply up to 90 credits toward an undergraduate degree. In addition, the following apply:
•UDC accepts academic coursework from regionally accredited colleges and universities. Generally, UDC does not accept vocational, developmental, independent study, internships/practicum, pass/fail, or other specialized course credits.
•Transfer credit is approved only for courses passed with a minimum grade of “C” or better, or a 2.0 on a 4.0 grade point average scale. Student’s GPA at UDC is calculated solely on the basis of work taken at UDC.
•College level work given in or under the direction of an accredited college or university as part of the armed services program is accepted for credit on the same basis as other transfer work. UDC uses the American Council on Education's Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experience in the Armed Forces to evaluate military experience and education experiences unaffiliated with accredited institutions of higher education.
•UDC will approve transfer credit earned at institutions of higher education outside of the U.S. and Canada that are fully recognized by the Ministry of Education, provided that such credits are earned through university-level coursework and are presented with equivalent grades of "C" or higher.

a. All academic work completed outside of the US at the post-secondary levels must be evaluated by a member organization of NACES before UDC will evaluate the coursework for a determination of transfer credit. Please visit the NACES website for more information.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 25
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 0