Dual-Degree Engineering Program

Elon's Engineering Affiliates

With Elon's dual-degree engineering program, you can earn two undergraduate degrees: a bachelor's degree from Elon and a bachelor's degree from an engineering school. Students spend the first three years at Elon and the final two years at one of six engineering schools affiliated with Elon.

Elon is partnering with the following engineering schools:


NC State University

  • Located in Raleigh, NC
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Biological and Agricultural Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering*
    • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering*
    • Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering*
    • Computer Science
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Industrial and Systems Engineering*
    • Materials Science and Engineering
    • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering*
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Paper Science and Engineering
    • Textile Engineering
  • Courses required for a successful transfer (completed with a grade of C- or better):
    • English Composition I
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Calculus-based Physics I with lab
    • Chemistry I with lab
  • GPA requirements:
    • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (programs marked with * above require GPA of 3.5 or higher)
    • Minimum 2.5 math GPA on last two math courses at Calculus I level or higher
  • Application due dates:
    • Priority deadline: January 15
    • Final deadline: March 15
    • International applicant deadline: January 15
  • For more information about NC State’s transfer requirements visit their website

Virginia Tech

  • Located in Blacksburg, VA
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Biological Systems Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Construction Engineering and Management
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Engineering Science & Mechanics
    • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    • Materials Science Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mining & Minerals Engineering
    • Ocean Engineering
  • Courses required for a successful transfer (completed with a grade of C- or better):
    • English Composition I
    • English Composition II
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Chemistry I OR Calculus-based Physics I and II
  • Courses recommended for a successful transfer:
    • Linear Algebra
    • Multivariable Calculus
    • Differential Equations
    • Chemistry I OR Calculus-based Physics I and II (whichever is not completed in the above requirements)
    • Engineering fundamentals courses I and II
    • 1 year of calculus-based physics or 1 semester of chemistry (whichever is not completed for a requirement
  • GPA requirement:
    • overall cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Application due dates:
    • February 15 of the year you intend to transfer
    • International applicant deadline: January 15
  • For more information about Virginia Tech’s transfer requirements visit their website

Washington University in St. Louis

  • Located in St. Louis, MO
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Systems Science & Engineering
  • Courses required for a successful transfer:
    • English composition
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Multivariable Calculus
    • Differential Equations
    • Chemistry I with lab
    • Calculus-based Physics I with lab
    • Computer Programming
    • 15 hours of Humanities & Social Sciences courses
  • Department-specific Course Requirements
    • Biomedical Engineering: a one-year biology sequence that covers cellular, molecular and developmental biology and genetics and a second semester of general chemistry with lab
    • Chemical Engineering: one semester of biology that covers cellular, molecular and developmental biology, a second semester of general chemistry with lab, one semester of organic chemistry with lab (MATLAB proficiency and a course on energy and environment from a scientific point of view are strongly recommended.)
    • Computer Science & Computer Engineering: a second computer programming course
  • GPA requirements:
    • overall cumulative 3.25
    • science and mathematics courses 3.25
  • Application due date:
    • March 15
  • Scholarship opportunities:
    • Harold P. Brown full merit scholarship awarded to one dual degree student with a GPA of 3.5 or higher each year
    • Elon may recommend applicants with a GPA of 3.5 or higher for a ½ scholarship each year
  • For more information about Washington University of St. Louis’ transfer requirements visit their website

University of South Carolina

  • Located in Columbia, SC
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil & Environmental Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering (graduate degree and undergraduate minor)
  • Courses required for a successful transfer are:
    • Calculus I
  • GPA requirement:
    • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Application due dates:
    • Spring Final Deadline: November 1
    • Fall Final Deadline: February 1
  • For more information about the University of South Carolina’s transfer requirements visit their website

University of Notre Dame

  • Located in Notre Dame, IN
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Environmental Geosciences
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • Courses required for successful transfer:
    • English Composition
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Calculus-based Physics I with lab
    • Chemistry I and II with lab
    • 6 hours of Liberal Arts Electives
  • GPA requirement:
    • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Application due dates:
    • Fall semester deadline: March 15
    • Spring semester deadline: October 1
  • For more information about the University of Notre Dame’s transfer requirements visit their website

NC A&T State University

  • Located in Greensboro, NC
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Agricultural Engineering and Biosystems
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science
  • Courses required for successful transfer:
    • English Composition I
    • English Composition II
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Foreign language (2 semesters)
    • Natural Science (2 semesters)
    • Social & Behavioral Sciences (2 semesters)
  • GPA requirement:
    • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Application due dates:
    • Fall semester deadline: April 1
    • Spring semester deadline: November 1
  • For more information about North Carolina A&T’s transfer requirements visit their website and the page on special departmental requirements

Columbia University

  • Located in New York City, NY
  • Housing priority for dual-degree transfer students
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following (each major has specific admission requirements):
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Applied Physics
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Earth and Environmental Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • IEOR: Engineering Management Systems
    • IEOR: Financial Engineering
    • IEOR: Industrial Engineering
    • IEOR: Operations Research
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Materials Science and Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • Courses required for a successful transfer vary by major
  • GPA requirement:
    • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Application due date:
    • March 1
  • For more information about Columbia University’s transfer requirements see their documentation

Georgia Tech

  • Located in Atlanta, GA
  • Housing priority for dual-degree transfer students
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Materials Science & Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Nuclear & Radiological Engineering
  • Courses required for a successful transfer:
    • English Composition I
    • English Composition II
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Chemistry I and II with lab (most)
    • Calculus-based Physics I with lab (most)
  • Recommended courses for a successful transfer:
    • Linear Algebra
    • Calculus-based Physics II with lab
  • GPA requirements:
    • Average cumulative GPA of 3.0 for transfers
  • Application due dates:
    • Fall Deadline: June 1
    • Spring Deadline: October 1
    • Summer Deadline: February 1
  • For more information about Georgia Tech’s transfer requirements visit their website

Penn State

  • Located in University Park, PA
  • Offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following:
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Agricultural and Biological Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Environmental Systems Engineering
    • Materials Science and Engineering
    • Mining Engineering
    • Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
  • Courses required for successful transfer:
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Chemistry I with lab
    • Calculus-based Physics I and II with lab
  • For computer science majors:
    • Pass an intermediate programming course with a grade of “C” or higher instead of the chemistry course AND
    • Take and pass Calculus III (Multivariable Calculus) with a grade of “C” or better instead of the Differential Equations course but in addition to the calculus and physics credits
  • Courses recommended for successful transfer are:
    • Differential Equations
  • GPA requirement is determined annually
  • Application due dates:
    • Fall Deadline: June 15
    • Spring Deadline: December 1
    • Summer Session Deadline: April 15
  • For more information about Penn State’s transfer requirements visit their website