Admissions

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

For admission to the Engineering programs applicants must have a minimum admission index of 1,000 points and have obtained a minimum high school grade point index of 2.50.

Students who do not initially fulfill the minimum admission requirements may be admitted to the program if, upon completion of their first year of study (24 credits), they obtain a minimum general grade point average of 2.50 and a minimum grade of C in the MATH 1500 – Pre-calculus course or its equivalent.

Transfer students, either from within the University system or from other accredited institution and students wishing to change their major may be considered for admission to one of the Engineering programs if they have passed the Pre-calculus (MATH 1500) course or equivalent with a minimum grade of C and are recommended by the Department Chair.

Engineering students who obtained a lower score of 550 points in the Academic Achievement Test in Mathematics (AMAT) of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) test must take Fundamentals of Algebra (GEMA 1200) course before Pre-calculus (MATH 1500). In these cases, GEMA 1200 will be considered as a free elective.

Students who obtained a score lower than 450 points in the Academic Achievement Test in English (AENG) of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) test must take Basic English courses. Students with a score greater than 450 but less or equal than 550 will take Intermediate English Courses (GEEN 1201, 1202 y 1203). Students with a score greater than 550, take Advanced English courses (GEEN 2311, 2312 y 2313).

 

Documents needed to apply for admissions

Admission requirements for engineering (B.S)
New students with GPA of 3.00 or more
New students with GPA to 2.99
Transferred
Official transcripts from high school or its equivalent.

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Official results of Evaluation Test of College Admission “College Board” (P.E.A.U.) or “Scholastic Aptitude Test” (S.A.T.)

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  • Immunization Certificate if you are under 21 years.
  • Present Social Security card.
  • ID card with photo issued by the state (driver’s license or passport).
* If the student has not passed a minimum of 12 transferable semester credits with a grade of C or more, the transcript will be required. If you are 21 or older will be admitted to the AVANCE program it is not a requirement the College Board exam. AVANCE is a service program for adult students over 21 years with flexible admission rules. The student must have an admission index of 1,000 points or more and average high school or equivalent of 2.50 or more.