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The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) offers 18 bachelor's degree programs, including 11 engineering specialties. Its programs are ranked among the best in this country with several hundred companies recruiting CSE students each year. Admission is selective; to be successful, students should have strong science and mathematics aptitude.
As a CSE student, you'll learn from nationally recognized faculty who are leaders in their fields. You'll also have opportunities to take advantage of special study abroad courses for CSE students, participate in undergraduate research, and gain hands-on leadership experience in student groups and team competitions. In addition, CSE students benefit from the support of academic advisors, career counselors, and student program specialists who are dedicated to the success of all students.
Degree options: Bachelor of science (B.S.), bachelor of engineering
Priority deadlines: The College of Science and Engineering will give full consideration to all applications received and completed by the priority application deadline. Applications received or completed after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Some programs may close their admissions before the final deadline.
|Fall semester 2013||All Majors||Priority: March 1
Final: June 1
|Spring semester 2014||All majors||No spring admission|
The following criteria are required for all College of Science and Engineering transfer applicants:
1. Prior to submitting an application, a minimum of three of the required prerequisite courses, higher level courses, or equivalent courses in at least two different subject areas must be complete with grades posted on a transcript. Advanced Placement scores, International Baccalaureate scores, and/or test credits do not count toward fulfilling this criterion.
2. Prior to enrolling in CSE, the minimum course prerequisites for a student's intended major (listed below) or equivalent courses must be complete. Advanced Placement credit, International Baccalaureate credit, test credits and courses in progress are considered to fulfill this criterion.
Many colleges and universities offer courses that are equivalent to the required technical courses. Technical Course Equivalencies and transfer course plans for individual colleges are available at http://cse.umn.edu/transfer. Technical courses that receive a grade of D do not transfer to meet College of Science and Engineering degree requirements.
Although your college or university may offer many courses beyond those listed above, it is important to review the four year graduation plan for your intended major to better understand the sequencing and offering of required courses and determine the best time to transfer. Four year graduation plans for CSE majors can be viewed at http://cse.umn.edu/gradplans.
Technical GPA: Most successful applicants to the College of Science and Engineering have a 3.2 or higher technical grade point average (technical GPA). This GPA consists of courses in math, physics, and chemistry (beginning with equivalents to those listed above) as well as engineering, computer science and other technical courses.
Beginning with fall 2013 applicants, an applicant's technical GPA will be calculated using all grades of repeated courses (referred to as an unbracketed technical GPA). Fall 2013 applicants will be considered for admission based on both unbracketed and bracketed (only using the most recent grade of a repeated course) technical GPAs. Students applying for admission beyond fall 2013 will be considered primarily based on their unbracketed technical GPA.
Schedule changes: The University expects that students will successfully complete the coursework they list on their admission application. Schedule changes of academic coursework and/or the unsuccessful completion of coursework may result in the cancellation of admission or delay your expected graduation date. Students considering making schedule changes, or those who are concerned about their academic progress in any of their courses, should consult with their U of M admissions counselor (1-800-752-1000 or 612-625-2008).
|Number of Admitted Students for Fall 2012:||337|
|Fall 2012 Average Transfer GPA:||3.47|
|Transfer GPA range distribution:||4.0-3.5||56%|
|Average Technical GPA:||3.51|
Campus tours for prospective transfer students are offered Monday through Friday. On campus tour, you'll discover our historic campus and see where U of M students attend class, study, and relax. To schedule a campus tour, visit http://admissions.tc.umn.edu/visit or call the VISITLINE at 612-625-0000 or 1-800-752-1000 (toll-free).
To speak with a College of Science and Engineering transfer counselor regarding questions and advising appointments, please call 612-625-6403.
Information regarding transfer to CSE from within the University of Minnesota can be found at http://z.umn.edu/csetransfer.
To learn more about the College of Science and Engineering, visit the CSE website at http://cse.umn.edu.