Engineering students at Ole Miss must meet certain academic requirements in addition to being admitted to the university.
Engineering degree programs except General engineering
A student must have a 25 or higher on the Math portion of the ACT (or SAT equivalent or a C or higher on the Cambridge O-Level Examination) AND a core high school GPA of 3.0 or higher.
General engineering degree program
A student must have a 20 or higher on the Math portion of the ACT (or SAT equivalent or a C or higher on the Cambridge O-Level Examination) AND a core high school GPA of 2.8 or higher.
Students with a score below 25 on the Math portion of the ACT must enroll and earn at least a B in Basic Mathematics for Science and Engineering (MATH 125). Alternatively, they can take both College Algebra (MATH 121) and Trigonometry (MATH 123).
Note: visit the University of Mississippi Admissions to find how to determine your core high school GPA.
Students from other universities or community colleges – or other programs at Ole Miss – need to have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.25 or higher to pursue an engineering degree with us. They will also need to have earned a B or higher in MATH 125 (or MATH 121 and 123), or a higher mathematics course.
International undergraduate applicants must have received a high school diploma with at least a B average and have completed a minimum of 12 years of primary and secondary education. If transferring from another college or university, they must have an overall B average or better on all courses taken. Students whose native language is not English must achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 550.
Ryan Upshaw, Assistant Dean, Student Services
Al D’Jock, Admissions Counselor