The Department's Admission Committee will review each application using the following criteria.
Grade point average
The Department of Mechanical Engineering requires an overall undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 for M.S. applicants. Ph.D. applicants are required to have an M.S. cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better.
万博水晶宫水The Graduate School requires that applicants have a GPA of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) for the last 90 quarter-hours or 60 semester-hours of graded undergraduate coursework to receive consideration for admission.
万博水晶宫水The admission committee will review the quality and difficulty of courses taken and universities and colleges attended.
GRE General Test
万博水晶宫水The Department of Mechanical Engineering requires the following minimum GRE scores:
|Old Exam||New Exam|
|Verbal||450 (350 if English is not native language)||150 (143 if English is not native language)|
|Analytical Writing||4.0 (3.5 if English is not native language)||4.0 (3.5 if English is not native language)|
Three letters of recommendations from people who are familiar with your engineering and research abilities. Please note that recommenders will automatically receive an email from UW requesting the recommendations only after you have submitted your application and paid the application fee.
Statement of purpose
万博水晶宫水A one-page summary of your technical and research interests, career goals, and how you envision your proposed degree contributing to these goals.
万博水晶宫水Include a resume, if applicable.
English requirements for foreign nationals
万博水晶宫水Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency. Please refer to the for further information regarding this requirement.
万博水晶宫水For reference, these are the average GPA and GRE scores for accepted graduate students.
万博水晶宫水The University of Washington provides equal opportunity in education without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University of Washington policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.