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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

BS/Master's Degree

The Combined B.S.-M.S./ B.S.-M.Eng. program enables top Rutgers undergraduate students to be accepted into our graduate program in an expedited way. In addition, it gives those students the possibility to receive an M.Eng. or an M.S. degree in a shortened time frame.  


Rutgers MAE undergraduates who have a GPA of 3.2 or higher and have completed (or are completing) their sixth semester are eligible to apply to the B.S.-M.S./B.S.-M.Eng. program. Students usually apply during their sixth semester or before their seventh semester.      

Eligibility requirements are identical to those for the James J. Slade Scholars Program of the SOE.  

Student must have completed 96 credits of coursework at the end of their sixth semester of undergraduate study.    

The GRE requirement is waived for students in the B.S.-M.S./B.S.-M.Eng. program. Students should fill out the application form and submit it to the MAE Graduate Office with two letters of recommendation and a personal statement.   

Students must have at the time of their application a 3.2 GPA and they must  maintain a 3.2 GPA throughout their senior year.  

Application Procedure  

  1. Fill out the B.S.-M.S./ B.S.-M.Eng. Degree Application Form   
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript (you can download from web)  
  3. Brief personal statement  
  4. Two letters of recommendation  

Application Form