Admission Requirements


Degree Preferred Minimum GPA  Preferred Minimum                      GRE


  Masters Degree



          Verbal - 145

          Quantitative - 155

        Analytical Writing 3.0 


  Doctoral Degree



          Verbal - 150 

          Quantitative - 160

        Analytical Writing 4.0 


*Note: USF is now accepting Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Professional Engineers (PE) certification in lieu of the GRE for MSCE and MSEV program applicants. Applicants must obtain verification from the PE board where the certificate was obtained. Students applying for the Master's International program must submit GRE scores.

International Students:

*All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language International Graduate Requirements and Deadlines. International applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79/a PBT score of 550, IELTS score of 6.5, PTE-A score of 53, GRE Verbal score of 153, or a Duolingo score of 110 taken within 2 years of the desired term of entry.

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