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City College of the City University of New York - 2016

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Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Freshman Admission.
A student is considered for regular admission to the Grove School of Engineering if he/she completed a minimum of 15 units (year-long) of high school courses with an overall average of 85% or better, including:
1. Four years of high school mathematics, including pre-calculus, with a grade average of 80% or better;
2. Three years of science, including one year of physics with a grade 80% or better, and one year of chemistry with a grade of 80% or better. The physics and chemistry requirements may each be substituted by a year-long college-level non-calculus based course.
3. Two years of English.
Applicants to the Grove School of Engineering are required to submit SAT scores as part of their application.

Transfer Admission.
A student from other divisions, schools or programs at City College, or from other campuses of the City University of New York, or from other colleges may aply for transfer to the Grove School of Engineering, if he/she:
1. Satisfies all the GSOE Freshman admission requirements;
2. Achieved a minimum overall GPA of 2.7 in his/her college courses;
3. Achieved a minimum 2.5 GPA in college math and science courses, with none of these courses' grades below C;
4. Completed Calculus with a C or better grade;
5. Demonstrated, as evidenced by his/her transcript, proficiency in math and science;
6. Completed 24 or more college-level credits.

Foreign students: Same as the admissions criteria above.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Same as to the College of Engineering (Grove School of Engineering). Also: Calculus I and Physics I or other science course allow students to take engineering courses up to the sophomore level. Satisfactory completion of these and additional math/science courses, as necessary, allows students to take junior-level engineering courses. Satisfactory completion of the latter allows students to take all undergraduate courses offered by the School of Engineering for which they have prerequisities. Senior engineering students with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and Department/Dean approval may take graduate engineering courses.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Please see the sections on "General Admissions" and "Undergraduate admission to the college of engineering".

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Please see the sections on "General Admissions" and "Undergraduate admission to the college of engineering".

Residency Requirements

30-36 credits in major, depending on major, except that Chemical Engineering majors may take up to 6 credits of non-ChE technical electives as long as ABET requirements are fulfilled.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Please see the sections on "General Admissions" and "Undergraduate admission to the college of engineering".