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Admission Requirements

All students who wish to pursue a UT engineering graduate degree must first be admitted through the Graduate School.

Candidates for engineering programs must have earned a bachelor’s degree with grade point average of at least 2.7 out of 4.0 from a college or university accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency or a foreign equivalent.

Taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is optional when applying for admittance to any engineering PhD program. The GRE is not required for master’s-level engineering programs.

Students whose native language is not English must submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

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We know choosing a graduate program can be a tough decision. Our faculty and staff are eager and ready to help. The more we know about you, the more helpful we can be. Fill out this inquiry form to be connected to the department or discipline of your interest.

“My faculty advisor has challenged me academically, professionally, and personally. He has challenged how I approach problems, especially those that don’t necessarily fall in my lane of expertise. I can’t say enough of how grateful I am for his leadership and guidance as my advisor, but even more for how he has cared for me as a person. I will forever be a proud graduate of Big Orange.”

—Rodney Kizito, PhD candidate, industrial engineering


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