All undergraduate students must apply and be admitted through the UNT Admissions Office. After acceptance, the College of Engineering reviews students’ records to determine status as a pre-major or full-major.

 

New to UNT - freshman/first time in college

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ADMITTED AS FULL-MAJOR PRIOR TO 1st DAY OF SCHOOL

Biomedical Engineering
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Computer Engineering
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Computer Science
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Construction Engineering Technology

Math SAT of 570 (or better) or Math ACT 22 (or better) regardless of rank

 

Construction Management

Admissions to UNT results in automatic full-major status prior to the 1st day of school

 

Cybersecurity
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Electrical Engineering
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Information Technology
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Materials Science and Engineering
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Mechanical and Energy Engineering
Rank in Graduating Class SAT Test Results ACT Test Results
Top 25 Percent Math score of 590 or higher
Total score of 1140 or higher
Math score of 23 or higher
Composite score of 23 or higher
Top 50 Percent or No Rank Provided Math score of 620 or higher
Total score of 1170 or higher
Math score of 24 or higher
Composite score of 24 or higher
Less than 50 Percent Math score of 650 or higher
Total score of 1250 or higher
Math score of 26 or higher
Composite score of 26 or higher
Mechanical Engineering Technology

Math SAT of 570 (or better) or Math ACT 22 (or better) regardless of rank

TRANSITION TO FULL-MAJOR AFTER 1st DAY OF SCHOOL 

Biomedical Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Computer Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1030, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Computer Science
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1030, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Construction Engineering Technology
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Construction Management

Not applicable as admissions to UNT results in automatic full-major status prior to the 1st day of school

Cybersecurity
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1035, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Electrical Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Information Technology
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1030, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Materials Science and Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Mechanical and Energy Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA or higher Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

 

New to UNT - transfer and post-baccalaureate/2nd bachelor’s degree

UNT Transfer Incentive Program provides awards for new transfers to UNT at Frisco campus.

ADMITTED AS FULL-MAJOR PRIOR TO 1st DAY OF SCHOOL

Admissions to UNT results in automatic full-major status prior to the 1st day of school for Construction Management. All other programs/majors require fulfillment of all the criteria below.

Completion of Math Course MATH GRADE REQUIREMENT TRANSFER GPA REQUIREMENT Transfer STEM GPA Requirement
Pre-Calculus or Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 GPA or higher 2.0 GPA or higher in transfer math, engineering, science, and computing courses

TRANSITION TO FULL-MAJOR AFTER 1st DAY OF SCHOOL

Biomedical Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Computer Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1030, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Computer Science
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1030, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Construction Engineering Technology
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Construction Management

Not applicable as admissions to UNT results in automatic full-major status prior to the 1st day of school

 

Cybersecurity
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1035, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Electrical Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Information Technology
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
CSCE 1030, Computer Science I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Materials Science and Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Mechanical and Energy Engineering
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Complete Required Course Grade Requirement UNT GPA Requirement Time Frame Requirement
MATH 1710, Calculus I Grade of “C” or better 2.0 cumulative UNT GPA 
or higher
Course, grade, and UNT GPA requirements must be achieved no later than the 4th semester following original entry term

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

UNT Office of Admissions

Call us at (800) UNT-8211 or (940) 565-2681

 

Graduate admissions

Fall applicants who are seeking funding from the College of Engineering should apply prior to January 15th.

STEPS TO APPLY

  1. Review the admission criteria for Toulouse Graduate School and your department of interest.
  2. Fill out the online application at www.applytexas.org.
  3. Have official transcripts, GRE scores and any necessary supplemental materials sent to UNT.
  4. International applicants will need to supply proof of English proficiency as well as supply other additional documents. Read more about these requirements by visiting the UNT-International website.
  5. After receiving and setting up your UNT EUID, submit your supplemental documents to the department online.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Due to the cancellation of GRE test dates and the COVID-19 pandemic, spring 2021 applicants to our College of Engineering graduate programs will no longer need to submit GRE scores. Our departments will continue to review each file holistically to determine program admission.

All applicants to UNT are evaluated holistically, based on specific departmental and program requirements. Successful applicants to the graduate programs in the College of Engineering will typically meet the following criteria:

Department MS or MSET Applicant PhD Applicant More Information

Biomedical Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework
  • Acceptable general GRE scores. Successful applicants will typically present scores of 155 or higher on the Quantitative and 146 or higher on the Verbal. The GRE may be waived for UNT graduates; check with the department.
  • Requirements are determined by PhD-granting department.
  • Biomedical Engineering concentrations available in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Energy Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering departments.

Department admission requirements

Computer Science & Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework
  • Successful applicants typically present minimum GRE scores of 148 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 3.5 Analytical Writing. GRE waived for UNT CSE alumni.
  • For international applicants: TOEFL score of 83 or IELTS score of 7.0
  • 3.5 GPA in previous university coursework
  • Successful applicants typically present minimum GRE scores of 151 Verbal, 156 Quantitative, and 4.5 Analytical Writing. GRE waived for UNT CSE alumni.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

Department admission requirements

Electrical Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework.
  • Successful applicants will typically present scores of 160 or higher on the Quantitative and 140 or higher on the Verbal. GRE is waived for graduates of the Electrical Engineering program at UNT.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate work and 3.4 GPA in graduate work.
  • Successful applicants typically present scores of 160 or higher on the Quantitative and 140 or higher on the Verbal.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Department admission requirements

Materials Science & Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework
  • Successful applicants will typically present scores of 155 or higher on the Quantitative section, 145 or higher on the Verbal section, and 2.5 on the Analytical Writing section. GRE may be waived for UNT graduates; check with the department.
  • For international applicants: TOEFL score of 80 and IELTS score of 6.5
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA in previous university coursework.
  • Successful applicants will typically present scores of 160 or higher on the Quantitative section, 150 or higher on the Verbal section, and 3.5 on the Analytical Writing section. GRE may be waived for UNT graduates; check with the department.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Department admission requirements

Mechanical Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework
  • Successful applicants will typically present scores of 155 or higher on the Quantitative and 146 or higher on the Verbal. GRE may be waived for UNT graduates; check with the department.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA in previous university coursework
  • Successful applicants typically present scores of 155 or higher on the Quantitative and 150 or higher on the Verbal.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Department admission requirements

 

MORE INFORMATION

 

International admissions

Applications and all supporting materials should be sent to International Admissions 4-6 months before the beginning of the intended term.

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