Admission Requirements

Minimum state requirements for admission to conditional classified standing in the program include:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education (a major in engineering is NOT required).
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of: 
    • 2.5 for applicants with an engineering bachelor's degree
    • 3.0 for applicants with a non-engineering bachelor's degree
      • If this requirement is not met, then the last 60 semester units attempted will be reviewed as documented by two official copies of transcripts from all higher education institutions attended.
  • Good standing at the last college attended.
  • For applicants with baccalaureate degrees from a country in which English is not the majority language, TOEFL/IELTS/PTE may be required. The minimum scores are 550 or 80 IBT (TOEFL), 6.5 (IELTS), 58 (PTE).
  • GRE, letters of recommendation, and resumes are not required. 



Deficiency courses:

Conditionally-admitted students with non-engineering baccalaureate degrees will be required to complete the following courses:

1) Two semesters of calculus/mathematics through differential equations (MATH 150A and MATH 150B)
2) Two semesters of college chemistry
3) Two semesters of calculus-based physics (PHYS 225 and PHYS 226)
4) Fluid mechanics**
5) One undergraduate-level environmental engineering course**


These deficiency courses may be taken concurrently while conditionally admitted into the program and may be taken at another institution.

**Course will be waived upon completion of EGCE 570 and EGCE 571 with a B or above.



For additional admission information please visit the ECS Graduate Admissions page.

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Steps you must take to apply for the program, including completing the online application and submitting documents

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Once accepted, there are certain steps you must take to enroll in the program, register for courses, and access classes

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