College of Engineering Requirements

What qualifications do I need in order to be accepted into the College of Engineering?

Transfer Applicants

Competitive applicants for transfer admission will have completed the engineering prerequisite courses at their current school with a letter grade of a "C" or better. The prerequisite courses cannot be filled by placement exams administered at other institutions. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA overall to be considered for admission.

A list of the prerequisite courses required to transfer can be found on the Michigan Engineering website. If you have questions about the transfer admissions process to the College of Engineering, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions transfer team at


First-year Applicants

Our admissions criteria are based on the strength of your academic preparation to pursue an engineering degree. The requirements also help assure each student who is accepted has the interest and motivation to be successful.

The application review focuses on:

  • The strength of your college preparatory background, including the degree of difficulty of courses selected (with special emphasis on mathematics and science)
  • The record of academic achievement
  • Special or unique accomplishments
  • ACT or SAT scores, if submitted
  • TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS results (for international students)

A wide variety of experiences, passions, and interests are traits of a strong applicant. What they share is a drive to pursue academic excellence in a challenging and rewarding environment. Find out what makes a strong application on the Michigan Engineering website.

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