Transfer Admissions Requirements

Michigan Engineering is a global leader in engineering education and research. With nine top-ten departments in a school with 95 top-ranked programs, there are literally thousands of opportunities for your to make a difference in the world.


Competitive applicants for transfer admission will have completed prerequisite courses at their current school with a minimum GPA. Students must have a 3.0 GPA to be considered for admission.

Note: Non-native speakers of English must provide proof of English Proficiency.

Students wishing to transfer should complete a series of prerequisite courses. All courses should be taken for a letter grade and not pass/fail. A letter grade of a “C” or better is required. The prerequisite courses cannot be filled by placement exams administered at other institutions.


  • Calculus I – Math 115
  • Calculus II – Math 216
  • Choose 2 out of the 3 listed: Calculus III- Math 215; Differential Equations- Math 216; Linear Algebra- Math 214

If you are interested in Computer Science (CSE), you will want to complete Calculus I, II, Linear Algebra, then choose in between Calculus III and Differential Equations.

If you are interested in Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE), you will want to complete Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, and Linear Algebra.

If you are interested in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME), you are required to complete Calculus I and Calculus II.

Calculus-Based Physics

  • Physics I- Physics 140 and Physics 141 Lab
  • Physics II- Physics 240 and Physics 241 Lab

General College Chemistry

  • Chemistry 130 and Chemistry 125 & 126 Labs
  • Chemistry 210 and Chemistry 211 Lab


  • One semester of computer programming, C++ preferred

English Composition

  • English Composition – English 125

Financial Funding

Financial aid and scholarship opportunities for international students are severely limited. International students attending the University on F-1 or J-1 Visa status should be prepared to provide proof of funding for their entire course of study.

U-M International Center


U-M English Language Institute

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U-M Financial Aid for International Students

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