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All students who have graduated from a recognized high school or equivalent (GED) prior to applying for admission to Polytechnic University Miami Campus must:
Applicants must have a minimum high school grade point average depending of the program of interest:
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Applicants who do not meet the stated high school grade point average can request, in writing, special consideration by the Admissions Committee due to extenuating circumstances.
Transfer students applying to the University must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA for undergraduate applicants and 2.5 GPA for graduate applicants. Applicants with less than the aforementioned GPA can request the Admissions Committee’s acceptance into the University on a conditional status. Final determination is at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
Polytechnic University Miami Campus grants entrance to students with consideration to:
Special attention and support is given to individuals as follows:
The institution reserves the right to admit, on a temporary status, or reject any applicant who fails to meet any criteria.
A degree student is seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in any one of the curriculum areas the University offers. An undergraduate degree-seeking student is classified as follows:
Classification of all students is made by the Office of the Registrar at the beginning of each academic year.
An applicant who has studied at a recognized institution of higher education may apply for admission as a transfer student. They will be favorably considered for all academic work completed with a grade of “C” or higher at each prior institution for undergraduate programs or a grade of “B” or higher for graduate programs.
A transfer applicant will not be considered if he/she is on academic probation, suspension or dismissal from the previous institution; if he/she would be on academic probation upon return to the previous institution; or if on disciplinary probation during or following the last term at the previous institution; or within one (1) year after dismissal.
Any student applying for admission to Polytechnic University Miami Campus should know that only two thirds of the total number of credits required for the degree can be awarded as transfer credits, including no more than half of the specialization’s credit requirements. The courses and credits that will be transferred for the program a student is enrolling in will be based on the academic program requirements. Transferred grades will not be used for the evaluation of his/her Grade Point Average. All transfer students must be approved by Polytechnic University Miami Campus for no less than 65% of the credits required for graduation to be eligible for academic honors.
Graduate students requesting transfer credits from the MEM program to the MBA program, or vice versa, will be awarded with only the 18 credits of the core courses. Courses already taken and not transferred should be substituted by other program courses.
Internal Transfer Students (Students transferred between Polytechnic University Campuses).
The courses and credits that will be transferred to a student for the program they are enrolling in will be based on the academic program requirement.
An internal transfer student will not be considered if he/she is on academic probation, suspension or dismissal from the previous institution; if he/she would be on academic probation upon return to the previous institution; or if on disciplinary probation during or following the last term at the previous institution; or within one (1) year after dismissal.
All instruction and written work at Polytechnic University Miami Campus is in English. Students whose primary language is not English must provide proof of English capacity. The standard measure of this ability is a score on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). The applicant should provide a minimum score of 79 (Internet-based test), 213 (computer-based test), or 550 (paper test) to enter the regular program courses. If TOEFL is not provided or does not comply with the minimum score, an English proficiency test will be given by the Admissions Office to assess his/her abilities and prepare a development plan.
The University is approved by the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) to issue a Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant (F-1) Student Status for qualified international students. Following admission acceptance, the applicant must submit all documentation required by the INS. Upon approval, the Student and Faculty Services Department will issue the I-20 to qualified applicants following receipt of all required documents and paid registration fees for the first academic term of full-time enrollment.
Applicants who are not United States of America citizens or permanent residents must petition Polytechnic University Miami Campus to issue official forms required by the Bureau of Immigration and Citizenship Services (BICS). Upon completion of these forms and acceptance, these applicants will be classified as international students.
An applicant desiring to enroll as an international student must submit the following documents:
6. Applicants may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL).
Applicants completing requirements from another institution of higher education and having authorization to enroll in a course(s) at Polytechnic University Miami Campus are classified as non-degree seeking students. Also, applicants who are not interested in obtaining an academic degree or receiving a grade from Polytechnic University Miami Campus except for use as professional development are classified as non-degree seeking students. Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for financial aid.
If a non-degree seeking student would like a classification change, all requirements from the Admissions Office must be met and a grade of “C” or better must be earned in the enrolled course. A non-degree seeking student qualifies for financial aid only when the classification to a regular student is official.
The Net Price Calculator is a tool for first year undergrad students and their parents. This calculator will provide an estimated cost to attend the Polytechnic University Miami Campus. It is important to know that: