- About CoE
College of Engineering Admission Requirements for a new freshman or a freshman transfer student who has been admitted to the University (a freshman transfer student has earned fewer than 30 semester credit hours):
UTSA Math Placement Exam – Required before Orientation
>> EXEMPTION: Freshmen with transferable credit (ex. AP or CLEP) for placement into Calculus I or higher are exempt from taking the Math Placement Exam.
**FREE Jump Start Math Refresher classes are available for students who would like to retake the Math Placement Exam**
Chemistry Placement Exam - Highly Recommended Placement Exam before Orientation
Additional Admission Requirements for BME & CME:
Admission to the College of Engineering (COE) is competitive and not guaranteed.
Learn more about UTSA FRESHMAN ADMISSION PROCESS.
Recommended High School Coursework for COE Admission
College of Engineering admission requirements for a transfer student who has earned 30 or more semester credit hours:
Additional Admission Criteria for:
A transfer student not admitted directly into the College of Engineering will be changed to Undeclared (UND) and must choose another major outside of engineering.
Please remember that technical, developmental, and remedial courses are not transferable when using the GPA Calculator .
Workshops for writing and problem solving skills, resources for internship opportunities, tutoring and gate keeper courses, FE exam preparation, and career advising are all examples of the activities on hand at the center. The center also facilitates sequential internships in local industries as part of student development.
The CE3 seeks to support UTSA’s engineering students by sponsoring special classes, initiatives and events that strengthen academic performance and foster a learning community that contributes to increased retention and graduation rates.
Mehdi Shadaram, Ph.D. Center Director