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University of North Dakota - 2017

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Admission Requirements
a) Bachelor of Science degree in an ABET accredited engineering program in Environmental, Chemical, Civil, or Geological Engineering.
b) Students holding a B.S. degree in other engineering disciplines or in a science field may be admitted to Qualified Status with an obligation to acquire background undergraduate engineering knowledge. The exact requirements will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
c) Graduate Record Examination General Test for applicants from non-ABET accredited programs.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Applicants with strong academic backgrounds who possess four-year bachelor's degrees from accredited U.S. institutions or equivalent from a recognized foreign institution may apply for admission.

It is strongly recommended that the application be completed three months prior to the term in which the applicant wishes to matriculate.

In general, the following guidelines indicate the level of preparation expected of all applicants for admission to UND:

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal: 1st Class Bachelor's degree in engineering or medicine with a minimum of four years of study; master's degree in all other fields
Other Asian countries: Bachelor's degree requiring a minimum of four years of study
British or British-patterned education: Bachelor's degree with honours with a minimum of four years of study
French or French-patterned education: Diplome with a minimum of four years of post-baccalaureate study
Other European, Latin American, Middle Eastern countries or Canada: University degree requiring a minimum of four years of study
Three-year Bologna degrees from countries within the European Union will be considered on an individual basis. Three-year degrees from other countries may also be considered. Applicants may be requested to provide a World Education Services transcript evaluation in addition to official transcripts from their university.

International students are required to submit a certification of finances to the Graduate School after an offer of admission has been made. Approximately $24,000 annually is required for educational and living expenses.

Applicants admitted to a graduate program will be issued an I-20 Form after all required documentation has been submitted.

You may be accepted into a doctoral program at the University of North Dakota only if you have received your master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university (or equivalent in Canada). Exceptions to this rule apply to departmental programs which offer direct admission into a Doctoral program, such as Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Counseling Psychology, Pharmacology/ Physiology, and Physics.