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Engineering Education

Thank you for your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, please familiarize yourself with the minimum requirements and deadlines for admission to graduate study in Engineering Education. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

  • Transcripts
  • GRE Test
  • English Proficiency - TOEFL is required for applicants who have not received a baccalaureate degree or graduate or professional degree, within the last 24 months, from a school where English is the primary language of instruction in a country/location where English is the native language.
  • Recommendation letters
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Teaching Statement (only if you would like to be considered for a Teaching Assistantship)

Application Deadlines:  Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below.

 

Fall Spring Summer
U.S. Citizen and International December 15 No Entry No Entry

 

Contact Information Mailing Address
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Ms. Loretta McKinniss
ENE Graduate Admissions
+1 (765) 494-3331
enegrad@purdue.edu

School of Engineering Education Graduate Programs
Purdue University
1300 Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045
USA

 

Completing the application:

Oral English skills are very important. Final decisions on admission of non-native speakers may be contingent on a personal phone interview with a member of the ENE Graduate Committee.

Current master’s students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

Currently, the School of Engineering Education does not offer a Master's degree. Please visit the ENE Graduate Programs Website for more information.

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

Domestic Applicant Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's or Master's Degree
    Required. It should be noted that those with technical degrees other than engineering
    will be required to take additional engineering coursework if admitted.
  2. Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
  3. 3.0 or equivalent required
  4. Master's Degree Completion
    Not required
  5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required. No minimum score has been set.
    While exceptions can be sought from the ENE Graduate Committee in very exceptional cases,
    it should be noted that the GRE scores are often required for fellowship and scholarship consideration.

International Applicant Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's or Master's Degree
    Required. It should be noted that those with technical degrees other than engineering
    will be required to take additional engineering coursework if admitted.
  2. Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  3. Master's Degree Completion:
    Not required in exceptional cases
  4. Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required. No minimum score has been set
  5. TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  6. IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  7. Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  8. TWE for Non-Native English Speakers
    Not required, but recommended

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff (enegrad@purdue.edu).

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