Undergraduate Transfer Programs
Admission as a transfer student is highly selective. The Georgia Tech Admission Committee normally considers only those transfer applicants who have completed at least one full year of college study (30 semester or 45 quarter hours), including specific courses. Additional information on transfer admissions is available from the Office of Undergraduate Admission
Admission to the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering as a transfer student is extremely competitive. Applicants to these programs generally must have a college grade point average of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale for Georgia residents, 3.0 for nonresidents, and 3.5 for international students. Although the overall GPA is considered, prospective students are expected to have earned a minimum of these grades in all courses taken in math and science.
If you are accepted as a transfer student to either computer engineering or electrical engineering, please be advised that many courses completed at your current institution will likely not transfer as the specific courses required for the B.S.Cmp.E. and B.S.E.E. degrees even if course titles may be identical. A sequence of courses spanning as many as seven semesters may be necessary in order to complete the remaining requirements for your Georgia Tech B.S.Cmp.E. or B.S.E.E. degree.
In addition to regular student transfers, students can transfer to ECE through one of these three programs:
Regents’ Engineering Transfer Program (RETP): The College of Engineering offers students the opportunity to transfer to Georgia Tech through RETP. Students in this program attend a participating University System of Georgia institution for the first two years, and then transfer to Georgia Tech to complete the requirements for an engineering degree. For information on participating schools and additional RETP details, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
Dual Degree Program: This initiative allows students to combine a liberal arts program with one of the engineering programs offered at Georgia Tech. Typically, a student spends three years at a liberal arts institution, and then comes to Georgia Tech to complete the requirements for an engineering degree. Upon completing the program at Georgia Tech, the student receives a bachelor's degree from the liberal arts institution and a bachelor's degree in one of the engineering disciplines at Georgia Tech. For more information and a list of Dual Degree Program member schools, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
Last revised on September 20, 2011.