Instructions for GM TEP Applicants
- All applicants must have a U.S. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences from an accredited U.S. institution or the international equivalent. Please see the GM TEP website for detailed information.
- International applicants are required to provide an official score report from one of the following:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- Michigan English Language Battery (MELAB)
- Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE)
- International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS)
- Certificate of Proficiency in English offered through the University of Cambridge (CPE)
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- Received permission from your GM Leadership to be a sponsored student in the GM TEP. Otherwise, you will be financially responsible for your tuition and fees.
- Completed the College of Engineering Online Application
- Submitted official transcripts. All applicants are required to provide one official transcript or certified credentials from all colleges/universities from which they have received degrees.
- Submitted a statement of purpose. A statement of purpose must be included with each application. This statement should be a concise, well-written essay about your background, your career goals and how the College of Engineering's graduate programs will help you attain your career and educational objectives. The statement of purpose should be submitted as an attachment to the online application. (This is for Master of Engineering applicants only.)
- Submitted recommendations. Two recommendations are required. Recommendations should be submitted online. Please ask your recommenders to complete the online form and attach their letter electronically. One of the recommendations must be from the current supervisor; the other could be from a faculty member. (This is for Master of Engineering applicants only.)
- Submitted a resume/CV. (This is for Master of Engineering applicants only.)
Send official transcripts and other documents to:
Graduate Professional Programs
College of Engineering
2214 SI - North
1075 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2112
Phone: (734) 647-7024
Fax: (734) 763-2523
Web site: http://www.engin.umich.edu
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. Applicants are required to provide an official score report from TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS. If an international applicant has received a Bachelor's degree from a college/university where the language of instruction is exclusively English, the TOEFL/MELAB/IELTS requirement MAY be waived. The following are the minimum requirements for admission consideration:
- a total score of 560 on the Paper-Pencil TOEFL
- a total score of 220 on the Computer-Based TOEFL
- a total score of 84 on the Internet-Based TOEFL
- a total score of 80 on the MELAB
- a total score of 6.5 on the IELTS
TOEFL scores are sent electronically directly to the University of Michigan (Institution Code: 1839) and are valid for two years. Official MELAB scores must be sent directly to the Graduate Professional Programs, University of Michigan (see address above).
Information and applications for English proficiency tests may be obtained by contacting the following:
English Language Institute
University of Michigan
500 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2028
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
International English Language Testing System
10 Spring Gardens
London SW1A 2BN
University of Cambridge
1 Hills Road
All credentials submitted for admission consideration become the property of the University of Michigan and will not be returned in original or copy form.