Engineering students at Ole Miss must meet certain academic requirements in addition to being admitted to the university.
Engineering degree programs excluding the Bachelor of Engineering degree
For the B.S. degree programs, a student must have a 24 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.
Bachelor of 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.
Note: visit the University of Mississippi Admissions to find how to determine your core high school GPA.
Students with a score below 24 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).
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.