Large Gear Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Undergraduate Admissions

The Basic Program
(Freshmen and Sophomore Level)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has a selective admission policy. Freshmen applicants must either rank in the top one-third of their high school graduating class or have received a score of 26 or higher in the math portion of the ACT. Those students who do not meet this requirement may apply for admission as indicated below:

Transfer students, whether from another university or within another department at North Dakota State University, must have a cumulative grade point of at least 2.8.

Professional Program
(Junior and Senior Level)

Applications for admission to the Mechanical Engineering Professional Program will be approved subject to the following conditions:

  • The Mechanical Engineering Basic Program must be completed with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 and with no grade below "C" in any one of the core courses.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation from mechanical engineering. No grade less than "C" is acceptable for graduation.

If you should have any questions or concerns regarding these policies, please see your advisor or the department chairman.

Page Last Modified: March 18, 2007
Web Master: Tiffany Neuharth
Published By: NDSU's Mechanical Engineering Department
Located At: Dolve Hall Room 111 - Fargo, North Dakota 58102
Telephone: 701-231-8671, Fax: 701-231-8913