Transfer Students

Thank you for your interest in the Mechanical Engineering program. Please review the information below and contact us to discuss your transfer options. We hope to welcome you in our learning community!


Transfers from Other Institutions

The Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomes transfer applications from other colleges and universities. The Mechanical Engineering Student Handbook contains detailed information on transferring into the ABET-accredited BSME degree program, particularly sections 6.2 (Off-Campus Transfer), and 13 (Transfer Credit). Please contact the Science and Engineering Advising Center to discuss the specifics of your application.

Minimum qualifications for admission to the Department are an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 and a composite GPA of 2.5 in all of your technical courses. The technical courses include all mathematics, science, and engineering courses that you have taken. In both cases, the GPA calculation is based on all courses that are transferable to Seattle University regardless of whether or not they apply to the BSME degree. The decision to admit off-campus transfers directly into any program within the College of Science and Engineering is made by the Associate Dean.

If you have prior post-secondary educational experience, you may apply to enter the Mechanical Engineering program directly by submitting an application to the Admissions Office. Be sure to specify Mechanical Engineering as the intended field of study.

Transfer Credits

Upon admission, transfer students receive a degree audit that indicates the number of transfer credit granted. Some courses from the other institutions may not be applicable to the BSME degree at Seattle University, particular some mathematics, science, and engineering courses where course contents may differ. Community college specific Transfer Guides list Washington state community college courses and their Seattle University equivalent.


Internal SeattleU Transfers

If you are already enrolled as a student at Seattle University and wish to join the Mechanical Engineering major, please contact Department Chair Teodora Shuman or the Science and Engineering Advising Center to discuss transferring into the major.

Transfer Students