Admission to Certificate Programs

Admission to the Master of Engineering program is offered throughout the year. Our admission cycle includes fall, spring, or summer term.  Typical applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate (B.S.) degree from an accredited institution in Engineering field
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better for the entire undergraduate record or for the last two years
  • Four semesters of Calculus

Applicants must also satisfy all the Graduate School admission requirements. The Master of Engineering program does NOT require GRE for admission.

Application Requirements 

  • Application – Apply– Please select Systems Engineering or Power Engineering (Grad Certificate) as “Field of Study and Degree”
  • Transcripts – Upload and “Official Transcript”  sent directly to Graduate School
  • Resume – Upload
  • Residence Affidavit – Upload and send directly to Graduate School (not required for international students)
  • One Letter of Recommendation (Supervisor) – Online
  • Proof of English Proficiency (international applicants only)

To begin your application process, you will first need to create an account on the online application home page. You will use the username and password you create to access your online application during your application process, as well as to check the status of your application and your admissions decision. Once you have submitted your application, it will not be possible to make any changes to your responses. Please contact the Graduate School if you have any application updates after submission. The application fee is $75 and must be paid online with a credit card. There are no waivers, deferments, or refunds of application fees.

Academic Credentials (upload)

In the Education Institutions section of the online application, for each college/university that you list, you will need to upload all unofficial academic credentials (transcripts, certificates of degrees/diplomas if not indicated on transcript). After submitting your application, please request official academic credentials from each college/university you attended to be sent to Graduate School. Failure to submit transcripts from all educational institutions, regardless of whether or not a degree was received, may be grounds for cancellation of admission. Transcripts become the property of the University of Connecticut. If you are admitted, your admission will not be finalized until all official academic credentials (transcripts and degree certificates/diplomas) are received.

Please mail them to:

University of Connecticut

Graduate School

438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152

Storrs, CT 06269

If you attended an international university and have one set of original documents or diploma, you can mail them to the Graduate School. Copies are made and original document(s) is returned to you. Please include a request to return the documents and provide a mailing address. If you submitted these documents when applying for admission to a university in the U.S. which you currently attend, we will accept copies from the registrar or graduate school if they certify that these documents from your prior university were made from the originals.

Graduate School Domestic Applicant FAQs

Graduate School International Applicant FAQ