Academic Planning Worksheet: Computer Engineering

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

This major is capacity-constrained. Completion of prerequisites does not guarantee admission. Transfer students must submit two separate applications, one to the Office of Admissions and one to Computer Engineering.

Application deadlines:

  • Autumn admission: April 5
  • Spring admission: January 15

To be eligible to apply, you must have a 2.0 minimum GPA in each prerequisite course and a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all the prerequisites. These are minimums; the actual GPA of those admitted is much higher.

To plan your transfer, be sure to utilize the engineering transfer admission website and contact the department if you have additional questions. A separate departmental application is required in addition to the UW application for admission.


Required courses for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.

UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
CSE 143 NW QSR – Computer Programming II
MATH 124 NW QSR - Calculus Analytic Geometry I
MATH 125 NW - Calculus Analytic Geometry II
MATH 126 NW - Calculus Analytic Geometry III
PHYS 121 NW QSR – Mechanics
English Composition C

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 143

Total from Washington community colleges: 18

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 17
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 0
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 0
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 0
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 0
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below1

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