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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Admission requirements to Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology degree programs are based on a combination of secondary school grades, college admission test scores, co-curricular activities and attempted college course work, as well as other indicators of the applicant’s ability, career focus and character. This process respects the non-discrimination policy of the University and is designed to select a qualified, competent and diverse student body with high standards of scholarship and character, consistent with the mission of the University.

For admission into the engineering programs it is recommended that a student have fifteen units of high school work:
a. Three or four English
b. Four or more Mathematics - Algebra I and II, Geometry, and mathematics with a focus on trigonometry prior to or during the senior year, such as Pre-Calculus (Algebra II with Trigonometry is not sufficient). Students should be prepared to start the first semester freshmen year in Calculus I or higher.
c. Three or four sciences â€" General Science, Introduction to Physical Science, Earth Science, Biology, Physics, or Chemistry
d. Two or three Social Sciences - History, Psychology, or Sociology
e. Three electives

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

The recommended academic requirements for particular programs are as follows:

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics:
High School GPA = 3.00
Transfer GPA = 2.70

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

All admission policies and requirements for domestic student apply to international students. Additionally, all international applicants are required to demonstrate their English proficiency, which can be done by submitting any one of the following:

550 on the paper-based TOEFL (PBT)
80 on the internet-based TOEFL (IBT)
6.5 on the IELTS
54 on the PTE
600 on the Critical Reading portion of the SAT
25 on the English portion of the ACT
Successful completion of a college-level, non-ESL English class at a U.S. college or university

If your native language is not English, your registration for coursework is contingent upon satisfactory performance on the Saint Louis University Writing Examination (SLUWE, administered at Saint Louis University prior to each semester). If it is determined that additional English studies are necessary, you may be required to take the appropriate English courses prior to, or concurrent with, enrolling in the University's academic programs. When you arrive at SLU, you should make an appointment with your academic adviser to plan your academic schedule.

International applicants must also send proof of financial status. Proof of financial status must include the following:

An original statement or letter (certification) from the sponsor's bank verifying that such funds currently are available and will be so for each subsequent year of your study at the University. The financial evidence must cover at least the amount of expenses needed for the first year of your study.

An original letter (declaration) of financial support from the person(s) or sponsoring agency providing funds for your tuition and living expenses for the duration of your study at Saint Louis University.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

There are no differences for admission requirements for non-resident and resident students. To be considered for admission to any of the undergraduate programs of Saint Louis University, all applicants must be graduates of accredited secondary schools or must have successfully completed and passed the General Education Diploma (GED) examination.

Residency Requirements

Like all students, transfer students must complete 30 of the final 36 credits through Saint Louis University or an approved Study Abroad program. All students must also complete the following percentages of credits through Saint Louis University within a field of study:
a. At least 50% of a major must be completed through Saint Louis University or an approved Study Abroad program
b. At least 75% of a minor must be completed through Saint Louis University or an approved Study Abroad program
c. At least 75% of a concentration must be completed through Saint Louis University or an approved Study Abroad program
d. At least 75% of a certificate must be completed through Saint Louis University or an approved Study Abroad program

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

In general, transfer applicants must present at least a "C" grade average for both overall college-level course work and in course work taken immediately preceding enrollment at Saint Louis University for admission consideration. Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology requires a 2.70 cumulative grade point average from transfer applicants.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 5
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 8