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Intro to Engineering at UMSL

The University of Missouri-St. Louis-Washington University Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program was approved in 1993 by the University of Missouri, Washington University, and the Coordinating Board of Higher Education. The program offers a Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri. The upper-division engineering courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays on the Washington University campus and are taught by Washington University faculty; this schedule permits students to co-op during the day at local engineering firms. The tuition for the engineering courses is the UM-St. Louis tuition with a small surcharge.

Students are admitted to the upper-division program after they have completed an acceptable pre-engineering program. The pre-engineering program can be taken at University of Missouri-St. Louis or at community colleges in the area. Normally, admission is granted to persons who have completed the pre-engineering program with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 over all their mathematics, chemistry, physics, and introductory (statics and dynamics) engineering courses. Students with less than a 2.75 grade point average, but at least a C, in all their science, engineering and mathematics courses may be admitted on a conditional basis.

For more information, please contact Mary McManus (, or call us at (314) 516-7018.