How to Apply

To begin your application for the Dual Degree in Engineering, visit the Prospective Transfer Student page. There you will find admission guidelines and information about the online application process.

Application Deadlines:

  • Complete Application by Feb 1
    • Decision by Feb 24
  • CSS/Financial Aid opens Oct 1
  • Winter deadline Oct 1
  • FAFSA opens Jan 1

Important Tips

  • Apply early for transcripts from home institution and high school! Allowing sufficient time for the receipt of documents and any necessary follow-up helps ensure a smooth enrollment process.
  • Check email frequently – this will be the primary way that units within the University will communicate with you. Pay attention to deadlines. Monitor the admissions process and follow through on requests.
  • Use the Michigan Engineering Course Equivalencies Database to learn about your eligibility for transfer credits
  • If a course equivalency is expired, check with home institution department to update course.
  • Submit the FAFSA and the CSS Profile to help maximize the financial resources to assist with the cost of attendance. For more details, visit:
  • Plan to visit campus to experience the Michigan Difference for yourself!


  • Fulfill AUC course and credit-hour bachelor’s degree requirements
  • Minimum GPA requirements for admission vary by department – from 3.0-3.5 cumulative in math, science and engineering courses.
  • Review detailed GPA recommendations and Transfer Admissions Guidelines
  • Complete approximately 60 semester hours of work a U of M
  • 128 credit hours (total) are required for the University of Michigan B.S.E. degree. Most dual degree students easily exceed this number in the process of completing the course requirements for their engineering major.
  • Although the program is designed to be completed in two years, some majors may require additional time.