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Graduate Admissions Requirements

Admission decisions in the School of Engineering graduate programs for master's degrees, graduate certificates, or non-degree programs are made on an ongoing basis when an applicant’s file is completed and reviewed.

Students can expect to receive an admission decision letter, via email, approximately three to five weeks upon completion of their application.

Our staff and faculty are happy to help you in every way possible on your journey to apply, register, and start classes. We are ready to assist you with your questions.

Admission Requirements and Timelines

Admission requirements for applicants who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents or H1B visa holders:

Note for international applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for details.

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a U.S. regionally accredited institution in the U.S. (or international equivalent).
  • A minimum grade-point-average (GPA) of 2.7 is required.
  • The GRE or GMAT is not required for admission.

Admissions Deadline

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application at least one month before the semester begins. Applications received after the deadline for each semester are considered on a space available basis.

Choose from Three Convenient Start Terms

  • Fall semester begins early September.
  • Spring semester begins late January/early February.
  • Summer semester begins late May/early June.

Application Process - How to Apply

  • Start Your Application
  • Submit Your Resume or C.V.
  • Submit Your Application Fee
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Start Your Application

    Start your application for admission: Apply Now Online.

    Submit Your Resume or C.V.

    Upload your resume or curriculum vitae (CV).

    Submit Your Application Fee

    As a part of the application for admission, you will need to pay the non-refundable application fee of $50*.

    *If you attend an information session, you will be eligible to receive a $20 discount off your application fee.

    St. Thomas alumni, St. Thomas returning graduate students, St. Thomas employees, and all U.S. active and retired military personnel and veterans are eligible for a full $50 application fee waiver.

    Send Official Transcripts

    Request all official transcripts from each college/university attended.

    Official transcripts should be sent directly from the issuing institution's Registrar office to the University of St. Thomas.

    • Electronic transcripts in a secure PDF format should be sent to: gradadmissions@stthomas.edu.
    • Paper transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and signed by the appropriate university official. Mail to:
      Graduate Admissions
      University of St. Thomas
      TMH 251 Box 5
      1000 LaSalle Ave
      Minneapolis MN 55403
      USA
    Note for international applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for details. Transcripts from non- U.S. institutions have special considerations.

    Start Your Application

    Start your application for admission: Apply Now Online.

    Submit Your Resume or C.V.

    Upload your resume or curriculum vitae (CV).

    Submit Your Application Fee

    As a part of the application for admission, you will need to pay the non-refundable application fee of $50*.

    *If you attend an information session, you will be eligible to receive a $20 discount off your application fee.

    St. Thomas alumni, St. Thomas returning graduate students, St. Thomas employees, and all U.S. active and retired military personnel and veterans are eligible for a full $50 application fee waiver.

    Send Official Transcripts

    Request all official transcripts from each college/university attended.

    Official transcripts should be sent directly from the issuing institution's Registrar office to the University of St. Thomas.

    • Electronic transcripts in a secure PDF format should be sent to: gradadmissions@stthomas.edu.
    • Paper transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and signed by the appropriate university official. Mail to:
      Graduate Admissions
      University of St. Thomas
      TMH 251 Box 5
      1000 LaSalle Ave
      Minneapolis MN 55403
      USA
    Note for international applicants: Please see the International Graduate Admissions page for details. Transcripts from non- U.S. institutions have special considerations.