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COD Engineering Pathways

The Engineering Pathways program offers guaranteed, major-specific admission to qualifying students interested in transferring to The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Program Requirements

Follow the Engineering Pathways plan of study.

  • Earn a B or better in each required course
  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA overall and in technical coursework*
  • Meet with your advisors regularly
  • Spend 2 hours a week taking advantage of tutoring

Note: students are expected to complete all courses in which they enroll; dropping/withdrawing or failing to earn a B or better in a required course will jeopardize program standing.

*Technical coursework includes chemistry, computer science, math, physics, and engineering.

Application Information

The Fall 2022 application period has ended. For more information, visit UIUC's website or contact Engineering Pathways at pathways@cod.edu.