Admission to ISAT

Admission to ISAT

Requirements for Admission

Regular Admission

Successful applicants to the ISAT program must have completed an undergraduate degree program and have had at least 30 semester hours in any combination of chemistry, computer science, industrial technology, mathematics, or physics to enter the program. These applicants must have:

1.A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75

2. A combined Verbal and Quantitative Score on the Graduate Record Exam of at least 850

3. Applicants need to submit a letter of application

4.Letters of recommendation

5. Transcripts of previous undergraduate or graduate work.

For additional information pleasesee Graduate Admission page.

Conditional Admission

Applicants who fail to meet any of the above criteria could still be granted conditional admission into the ISAT program. Conditional admission may be granted with less than 30 semester hours in Chemistry, Computer Science, Industrial Technology, Mathematics, and/or Physics. Candidates for conditional admission will have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work attempted or a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on all upper division undergraduate coursework attempted. Candidates will submit a letter of application, two letters of recommendation, and transcripts of previous undergraduate or graduate work. Candidates admitted under conditional status must maintain a minimum cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 during their first 12 hours to remain in the program.


It is true that a most positive characteristic of the ISAT programis the diversity of the students. All students admitted to the program will be asked to demonstrate proficiency in calculus and three of either chemistry, physics, computer science or industrial technology during their first year in the program. Proficiency will be comparable to the level of knowledge of having passed an introductory undergraduate course or courses in the area.