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MS Application Process

If you wish to be considered for one of our MS degree programs, you should apply by the appropriate priority deadline and follow the application instructions listed below:

Priority Application Deadlines

Fall Admission (August) December 1
Spring Admission (January) October 15
Summer Admission Rolling Basis


Priority consideration for admission and scholarship will be given to those applicants who have submitted the application, including all supporting documents. Please note we continue to accept and process applications after priority deadline dates but give priority to those who complete the application process by that date. If above dates fall on a weekend or holiday, the priority deadline will be the next business day.

Application Instructions

STEP 1 - Sign Up for an Account on CollegeNet

Sign up for a CollegeNet account online at the CollegeNet website. Please note: Your application is not complete and we cannot begin your application review until we receive all required documentation. Your $85 non-refundable application fee must be paid at the time you submit the CollegeNet application online.

Create a CollegeNet Account:


STEP 2 - Send Official Transcripts

Request one official transcript from each post-secondary institution (college or university) that you have attended regardless if it was for a certificate, class, intensive program or degree. You must request the registrar of each institution you have attended to mail the official documentation directly to our mailing address (International Applicants be sure to also review Step 6).

STEP 3 - Send Letters of Recommendation

 Three (3) Letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically as outlined on the application for admission.

STEP 4 - Send Official GRE Scores

All applicants must submit official (within five years of exam date) Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, which include the aptitude portion, as well as the most relevant advanced test in the major field if required by the department. Be sure to use the GRE code of 5815, so that your official scores are sent directly to us.

Applicants for the MS in Management of Technology program may submit official Graduate Management Admission Test(GMAT) scores instead of GRE scores (within five years of exam date). Use the GMAT code of 7NV-S1-08, so that your official scores are sent directly to us.

Please note: Scores will only be considered official if sent directly to us from the testing agency. Institutional exam results are not valid for admission purposes.

STEP 5 - Complete the Essay

Applicants should submit a 500 word typed statement of academic and professional goals.

STEP 6 - For International Applicants Only

International applicants are required to submit the following items:

  1. Applicants whose native language is not English must submit official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The scores are valid for two years from the time you took the exam. The following are our TOEFL/IELTS minimum scores:
    TOEFL ibt - 80
    TOEFL PBT - 550
    IELTS - 6.5

TOEFL code: 5815/ IELTS code:4862

Please note: Scores will only be considered official if sent directly to us from the testing agency. Institutional exam results are not valid for admission purposes.

Proficiency Full-Time Academic Full-Time IEP Concurrent Enrollment (IEP + 6 Academic Credits)*
TOEFL IBT 80 Below 61 61 and at least one of the following:
21 in Listening OR
21 in Reading AND 18 in Writing*
TOEFL Paper-based 550 Below 500 500 and at least one of the following:
55 in Listening OR
55 in Reading AND 55 in Writing*
IELTS 6.5 Below 6.0 6.0 and at least one of the following:
6.5 in Listening OR
6.5 in Reading AND 6.5 in Writing*

*Must have passing subset scores in both Reading and Writing for concurrent enrollment. IEP stands for Intensive English Program. Please note that these requirements are subject to change.

Please note: Scores will only be considered official if sent directly to us from the testing agency. Institutional exam results are not valid for admission purposes.

Applicants holding an undergraduate or graduate degree from an academic institution within the United States or one of the following English-speaking countries are not required to take the TOEFL/IELTS examination:

Antigua and Barbuda
The Bahamas
Canada (except Quebec)
New Zealand
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom
  1. A copy of the biographical page of your valid passport which includes the display of your picture, name and date of birth.
  2. International Transcript Evaluation

All graduate applicants who have attended a college or university outside the United States must submit official transcripts and diplomas from all colleges and universities attended regardless if it was for a certificate, class, intensive program or degree.

Applicants applying for the Spring 2018 semester and beyond will be subject to a new international transcript evaluation process, which will be announced soon. Fall 2017 applicants must follow the international transcript evaluation process listed below.

All transcripts must be the original document, forwarded directly from the university; Xerox copies, true copies, notarized copies and other types of copies are not acceptable. In addition, international applicants must send an official copy of their diploma, and all documentation that confers your degree, with English translation.

Applicants from the following countries must send the official transcripts and diplomas as follow:

  • China: Official transcripts and diplomas (in English and Chinese) must be sent directly to the College of Engineering Office of Admission by China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC), rather than by you or any third party.
  • India: Applicant must send all individual mark-sheets indicating all subjects taken and marks obtained for all years of post-secondary study. Consolidated mark sheets will NOT be accepted:
  • All mark sheets must be issued by the university responsible for conducting the examinations and sent directly to your Graduate Program by the university.


  • Photocopies of original mark sheets and diplomas/degrees must be attested by the Controller of Examinations or Registrar’s Office of the university responsible for conducting the examinations. If the institution you attended (e.g. Indian Institute of Technology) can only provide a transcript, you must request the registrar to send the official transcripts directly to the College of Engineering Office of Admission.

Any documents received by the University will become the property of the University and will not be returned to the applicant or sent to a third party

  1. If you are admitted and plan on attending you will be required to supply us with the appropriate documentation in order for us to process your student visa:

An official bank* or government sponsorship letter (issued within six months of starting date at UM), addressed to the University of Miami, guaranteeing the availability of sufficient funds to cover tuition** and fees, books, room and board, medical insurance, and personal expenses is required.

*If the bank account belongs to a relative or other sponsor, a letter of sponsorship addressed to the University of Miami is also required and must contain the following information:

  • amount of the financial support promised for the first year of enrollment
  • date written
  • name and address of the sponsor(s)
  • relationship of the sponsor(s) to the applicant
  • sponsor's signature

**Please note that tuition varies depending on the number of credits required by the program.

Contact Information:

University of Miami - College of Engineering
Office of Admission
1251 Memorial Drive, Room 244
Coral Gables, Florida 33146-0620 U.S.A.