NOTE: If you are a Master of Engineering (MEng) student, you are not eligible for a graduate assistantship.


How to Apply to the MENG Program

Students interested in pursuing any of the concentrations in the MENG degree program at UConn must apply to the UCONN Graduate School. If you have any questions, please contact and we’ll be more than happy to help guide you through the process.


A typical applicant will have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate (B.S.) degree from an accredited institution in an approved engineering or STEM discipline
    • Note: If your baccalaureate degree is not within engineering, please contact the Professional Education office at for further assessment
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better for the entire undergraduate record or
  • A grade-point average of 3.0 for your last two undergraduate years
  • Four semesters of Advanced Mathematics to include Calculus I and Calculus II along with two semesters of other advanced math topics such as:
    • Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Multivariable Calculus or comparable
    • Check the MEng concentration of interest 'Plan of Study' page as these math requirements can vary by department
  • Check the MEng concentration of interest 'Plan of Study' page as admission requirements will vary by department

The MENG program does NOT require GRE test scores for admission. 


Application Requirements  

ApplicationApply to the UConn Graduate School

  • Select Engineering as your "Academic Area"
  • Select Engineering MEng as 'Program" and
  • Select your "Concentration"


Transcripts – Upload within application

  • You are required to upload all copies of academic credentials for each college/university that you list

International applicants Only

Official documents are only required to be sent if you are admitted to the program and accept the offer of admission. However, due to mailing /processing times, we recommend mailing official documents when you submit your application

Please mail transcripts to:
University of Connecticut

Graduate School
438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152
Storrs, CT 06269


Resume - Upload within application


Personal Statement - Upload within application

  • Provide a paragraph or two about your background, interest, your career goals and how the graduate degree will help you achieve them


Two (2) Letters of Recommendation - Online submission procedure within application process

  • Letters should be from faculty at a previous institution and/or current supervisor or manager
  • Applicants pursuing the Clinical Engineering concentration please note, this concentration requires one of the two references to be from a clinical engineering supervisor or director

Note: Use your recommender's institutional or corporate e-mail address 


Proof of English Proficiency (international applicants only)

re: COVID-19 - To assist students who aren’t able to go to a testing center, The Graduate School has begun to accept the Duolingo English Test as evidence of English proficiency. Any applicant with access to a computer and a webcam can take the test.


Pay application fee of $75

  • Must be paid online with a credit card


In addition to the above, applicants must also satisfy all Graduate School Admission Requirements


Checking the Status of Your Application
To check the status of your application at any point, please refer to the Status Checking page.

If your application is declined, applicants may still apply to the program as non-degree student. You may take up to two courses, receive a grade of a B or better in each class, and subsequently request review from the Professional Education office for the opportunity to matriculate into the program.

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