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MASc/PhD Admission Procedure

APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Our Department allows the admission of new candidates in each semester of the academic year (Fall, Winter or Summer).  Application deadline dates for all applicants (domestic and international) to our program are indicated in the table below:

 Semester Start  Deadline to Apply
 Fall (September)  May 1st
 Winter (January)  September 1st
 Summer (May)  January 1st


GPA REQUIREMENTS
The minimum (North American equivalent) GPA admission requirements for our MASc or PhD Program is indicated below and is calculated on the last two years of study.

Program  Grade or Percentage
MASc  "B-" or 70%
PhD "A-" or 80%


ACADEMIC TOEFL or IELTS ENGLISH PROFICIENCY TESTS
An academic TOEFL or IELTS is required for all international students who's country of origin's primary language is not English.  The mininum score requirements for admission to our MASc or PhD Program is indicated in the table below.

 TOEFL (paper-based)  580
 TOEFL (electronic)  220
 TOEFL (internet-based)  83
 IELTS  6.5
 CAEL  70%


CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS
A minimum of two Confidential Reports are required.

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Application instructions: Once your application is received by the University of Windsor you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to the UWin Electronic Graduate Application System (eGAS) which will allow you to upload all required documents and track your application progress.  After you have clicked on "Submit Application" your referees will receive an automatic e-mail notification to complete the electronic Confidential Report form.  The referees will be given three weeks (21 days) to complete the Confidential Report form.  

DEPARTMENTAL REVIEW PROCEDURE
Upon receiving your complete eGAS application in the department it will be directed to the program Graduate Coordinator for review to ascertain if you are qualified for acceptance to our MASc or PhD Progam. The Graduate Coordinator will then forward your file to the appropriate professor(s).  If a professor commits to supervise you, the Graduate Coordinator will then recommend admission and forward your file to the Dean of Graduate Studies for final review and approval.  You will be notified by e-mail immediately once a decision has been made. 

Q:  Do you need to submit a statement of interest with your application?  Yes.

Q:  Do you need to apply with a supervisor in mind?  It is recommended that an applicant refer to our departmental website for a complete list of CEE faculty members and their resesarch areas.