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Master of Engineering (ME)

Program Highlights: 

  • 30 credit hour program customized to meet student desired outcomes
  • Courses offered in the areas of civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering (and their sub disciplines) 
  • Ability with the appropriate prerequisites to take the FE exam in preparation to become a professional engineer
  • Partnership with the Pamplin School of Business to offer business courses to enhance professional goals

For additional program specific information, visit the Shiley School of Engineering. 

Graduate School Application

Admission Requirements:

  • Statement of Goals
  • Current Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • All completed recommendation forms and letters should either be emailed as a signed attachment to or sent via mail to ATTN: Graduate School, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,Portland, Oregon 97203, directly by the reference
  • Official Transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
    • Must be submitted directly from the institution or in a sealed envelope given to the applicant directly from the academic institution
    • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Portland is required
      • International Applicants: All foreign degrees will be evaluated by International Student Services prior to an admissions decision  
    • International Applicants: Transcripts from foreign universities must follow the above guideline as well as be in English or be accompanied by an English translation certified as authentic 
  • Official Test Scores
    • International Applicants: an official score from either the TOEFL (minimum score of 80) or IELTS (minimum score of 7.0) exam is required
    • International Applicants: Official GRE scores
      • The GRE requirement can be waived if you completed your bachelor's degree at a US institution.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or a physical science (including computer science and environmental science)
  • International Applicants: Proof of financial support will be required to attend the University of Portland, but is not required for application review 

Application Timeline: 

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the following deadlines: 

  • Fall Semester: July 19
  • Spring Semester: December 7
  • Summer Semester: April 12

Program Contact: 

International Applicants: 

  • Please note the additional application requirements listed above in the "Admission Requirements" section
  • For additional information, visit International Student Services