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(2.1) What are admission processes for freshman applicants?
(2.2) How will I be notified of the admissions status into the bioengineering major?
(2.3) How do I apply to the Bioengineering or Bioengineering: Biotechnology major?
(2.4) How can I apply for the Bioengineering: Bioinformatics major?
(2.5) What is the Pre-Bioengineering: Premedical Major ?
(2.1) Q: What are admission processes for freshman applicants?
A: Students must meet the UCSD requirements for freshman admission. All applications are reviewed by the UCSD Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools according to the Comprehensive Review evaluation and selection process. The Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools determines admission to UCSD and assigns freshmen to their undergraduate college. All UCSD admitted students who selected any of the bioengineering major as their first choice on the UC application are then reviewed by the Jacobs School Dean's Office for admission to the major. Chance of admission into the major depends on the type of major selected. (Margene Wight, 2007.06.11)
A: After each applicant is evaluated for admissions, students will be notified directly by the Jacobs School of Engineering whether they have been admitted into their chosen major, based on admissions criteria and their ranking in the applicant pool. (Margene Wight, 2007.06.11)
A: To apply forfreshman admission to a UCSD bioengineering major, high school students should complete the UC Undergraduate Application and select a bioengineering major (B.S. degree in Bioengineering, B.S. degree in Bioengineering: Biotechnology, B.S. degree in Bioengineering: Premedical) as their first choice. The annual filing period is November 1-30. (Margene Wight, 2007.06.11)
A: Bioengineering: Bioinformatics has been recently developed, and there is a multistep process into this major for students entering UCSD as freshmen. First, high school students should apply to UCSD for direct admission into the Bioengineering, Bioengineering: Biotechnology, or Pre-Bioengineering: Premedical major. Those admitted should then complete the freshman courses, prescribed in the preceding table for the Bioengineering: Bioinformatics major. After completing BILD 1, Chem 6A, Math 20B, and Math 20C during the freshman year, such students can apply to Pre-Bioengineering: Bioinformatics. Admission will be based primarily on the GPA in the four preceding courses, but also on a written statement, completion of the other listed requirements, and overall academic excellence. (Margene Wight, 2007.06.11)
A: Admitted students who have applied to bioengineering pre-medical will automatically be placed in the pre-major. Students will need to fulfill course and GPA requirements during freshman year to be admitted to the major. (Margene Wight, 2007.06.11)