Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Admissions

Students matriculate as sophomores to the Bachelor of Science Program in the Department of Bioengineering in two ways.
    (1) Any Freshman in the Swanson School of Engineering (SSoE) in good academic standing (cumulative GPA ≥ 2.00) who has completed the Freshman Engineering Program courses MATH 0220 and 0230 (Analytical Geometry and Calculus 1 & 2), PHYS 0174 and 0175 (Basic Physics for Science and Engineering 1 & 2), CHEM 0960 and 0970 (General Chemistry for Engineers 1 & 2), ENGR 0011 (Introduction to Engineering Analysis), and ENGR 0012 (Introduction to Engineering Computing), or the honors versions of those courses, can elect to matriculate to the Department of Bioengineering as a sophomore.
    (2) Students seeking to transfer to the Department of Bioengineering from any program within the University of Pittsburgh (e.g., Arts & Sciences or another SSoE department), any branch campus of the University of Pittsburgh, or any other two-year or four-year college or university must have completed physics, chemistry, and math equivalent to the Freshman Program and have a GPA ≥ 3.50 at the time of application and transfer into the Department of Bioengineering.

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