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The College of Engineering (CoE) offers MS Merit Scholarships to admitted applicants who demonstrated exemplary achievements. These scholarships offer up to 40% of direct tuition costs. We do not offer research/teaching assistantships or fellowships for MS studies. Applicants who wish to be considered for a Scholarship must indicate so on the application for admission. They must also complete and submit the supplemental MS Merit Scholarship Application form.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must submit:

  1. Excellent performance in all coursework and certificate programs (traditionally cumulative gpa > 3.0)
  2. Competitive scores on the GRE General Test (verbal plus quantitative traditionally > 300)
  3. Comprehensive letters of recommendation
  4. Acceptable scores on TOEFL or ILETS exams (English proficiency exams for international students only)

A BS degree in engineering is usually required for admission into a MS program. We will also consider students who do not have a engineering degree, but may ask them to take pre-requisite coursework to meet our admission requirements.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2020 (August 2020) – Due to the global pandemic, the College of Engineering is extending MS and BS/MS application deadlines until further notice for all who wish to apply for the Fall 2020 semester
  • Spring 2021 (January) – December 1, 2020
  • International applicants are highly encouraged to submit their completed applications as early as possible in order to ensure ample time for the student visa process if accepted for admission

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Apply online using our online application.

Instructions On How To Apply

  1. Sign Up for an account on the EngineeringCAS website. Please note: Your application is not complete and we cannot begin your application review until we receive all required documentation. Your non-refundable application fee must be paid at the time you submit the application online.
  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 EngineeringCAS as outlined in their application instructions (International Students must also review additional instructions).
  3. Submit three (3) letters of recommendation electronically as outlined on the application for admission.
  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. Scores will only be considered official if sent directly from the testing agency. Institutional exam results are not valid for admission purposes.
  5. If you apply to the MS in Management of Technology program, send 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 from the testing agency.
  6. Complete the Essay. Students should submit a 500-word statement of academic and professional goals.

Additional Instructions For International Students Only

International students are required to submit additional information about English proficiency, transcript evaluation and visa requirements

Track Your Application

During busy application times, EngineeringCAS is your best resource. If you have any questions about these documents, please contact us by email.

Contact Information

University of Miami
College of Engineering – Office of Admission
1251 Memorial Drive, Room 244
Coral Gables, Florida 33146-0620 U.S.A.
(305) 284-2942