University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering
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How to Apply to an Engineering Department

Application deadlines are as follows: 

Fall semester - December 1st

Spring semester - May 1st

 

Select the category that best fits you

Currently I am a ...

 

EGR Student

I am a pre-departmental student in the College of Engineering 
 
 

EGRT Student

I am a pre-departmental transfer student in the College of Engineering
 
 

Departmental Student

I am in an engineering department and want to transfer to a different engineering department
 
 

Cross-Campus Student

I am a UW-Madison student not in the College of Engineering
 
 

Off-Campus College Student

I attended or I am attending a college or university other than UW-Madison after high school
 
 

Re-Entry Student

I have not been enrolled in the College of Engineering for at least 1 semester, and I now want to return
 

 


 

 

EGR Students (Pre-departmental Student) or EGRT (Pre-departmental transfer student)

EGR and EGRT students are students who have been admitted to the College of Engineering  but who are not yet affiliated with a degree-granting engineering department. If you meet the General College Requirements (GCR) then you qualify to apply to a degree-granting department by submitting the Application to Transfer into a Degree-granting Engineering Program (requires UW-Madison NetID).  This is an application for ALL UW-Madison Students.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Departmental students

Departmental students (students who are affiliated with a degree-granting engineering department) are undergraduate students who are affiliated with, and have been admitted to, one of the following degree granting engineering departments:

If you want to apply to transfer to a different department than the one you are currently in then please click on the following Application to Transfer into a Degree-granting Engineering Program (requires UW-Madison NetID).

 


 

 

 

 

 

Cross-Campus Students

If you wish to apply to a degree granting engineering department here are some quick facts you must know before you apply: 

1.       Effective immediately, students not currently in the College of Engineering may apply a maximum of two times to the College of Engineering.

2.       80 Credit Limit- Students who have earned more than 80 credits at the time of application are not eligible to apply for transfer admission to the College of Engineering.

 

The 80 credits include:

·         All credits completed at the time of application, including UW-Madison credits and transferable credits from other colleges and universities

The 80 credits do not include:

·         In-progress credits (at the time of application)

·         Retroactive foreign language credits

·         Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) credits

·         GCE Advanced Level (A-Level) credits

·         UW-Madison calculus credits awarded by examination

 

 *The credit limit does not apply to candidates at other institutions who are in transfer agreement programs with the College of Engineering and to candidates who have already completed a bachelor's degree*

 

3.     You must meet the General College Requirements (GCR) to qualify to apply to a degree-granting department.

4.      If you satisfy the 3 requirements mentioned above, you can apply by submitting the Application to Transfer into a Degree-granting Engineering Program (requires UW-Madison NetID).