Pre-Engineering Intercollegiate Transfer

Information Sessions

If you are a freshman interested in transferring to the College of Engineering, RSVP here for an Information Session.

  • Tuesday, December 5, 5-6pm, 1090 Lincoln Hall
  • Thursday, December 14, 2-3pm, 1090 Lincoln Hall

How to apply:

Students are only eligible to apply for Pre-Engineering in May of their freshman year. Sophomore, junior, and senior students will not be eligible to apply.

The link to apply to Pre-Engineering will be available on this website from May 1 - May 15. 

Application deadline:

May 15

GPA requirement:

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Technical GPA of 3.0 or higher

Please note that a 3.0 is the minimum GPA needed to apply. The competitiveness of the applicant pool will determine the average GPA.

Minimum Freshman year course requirements:

  • Completion of MATH 220 or 221 with a grade of B or higher
  • Completion of CHEM 102 & 103 with a grade of B or higher
  • Completion of PHYS 100 or higher with a grade of B or higher is preferred

Incoming freshman who place into MATH 101 or MATH 112 will not be eligible for Pre-Engineering.

Students who already have credits for the introductory courses listed above (and do not want to forfeit that credit) are expected to take the next-level courses with a grade of B or higher to be considered for Pre-Engineering. 

Essay questions:

Question 1:

How does the College of Engineering fit into your future professional goals? Please be as specific as possible and limit your response to 500 words.

Question 2: 

In what ways have you developed your skills as they relate to the field of Engineering? Please draw from your experiences with campus organizations, volunteer work, research, etc. Limit your response to 500 words.

Optional essay question:

Please state any special circumstances that have affected your academic performance and/or progress that you would like the Pre-Engineering Review Committee to consider. Please limit your response to 250 words.


Students will be required to submit a professional resume. 

We encourage applicants to take advantage of the Resume Review sessions offered by The Career Center.