University of California, Irvine, Samueli School of Engineering 3+2 Program

University of California, Irvine, Samueli School of Engineering 3+2 Program

Mar 04, 2018 North America

University of California, Irvine, Samueli School of Engineering 3+2 Program


University of California, Irvine (UCI) established in 1965, is one of 10 campuses in the University of California (UC) system, and one of the top public research university in the world. UCI is located in beautiful Southern California, southeastern 50 miles from Los Angeles, in Orange County, Irvine City. UCI grows fast due to great environment for study and surrounding by high tech companies in Orange Country known as “Silicon Valley” in South California. UCI ranked 7-th in the world and 1-st in the U.S. among schools under 50 years. Even though it is a young university, in 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked UC Irvine tied for 39th among national universities and 9th among public universities in the U.S. UCI has beautiful campus, good public security, strong teaching resources, and a wide variety of extracurricular activities.


This program includes three stages:

Stage 1: Year 1-3 at SUSTC.

Stage 2: Year 4 at UCI through Academic Year abroad Program (AYAP).

This stage requires:

Students should complete all the course, diploma project and diploma dissertation (All courses given by Samueli School of Engineering are open to SUSTC students and senior students has to take Senior design course, which will help them to complete their diploma project and diploma dissertation.)


Complete 20-hour Academic and American Culture Course (AACC), GRE Preparation Course, and Workshop to help prepare MS application.


Take 1-2 elective graduate courses, and the credits can transfer to graduate credits at year 5 as an MS student.


Stage 3: The student has accomplished the requirement for graduation and achieved the Bachelor of Engineering of SUSTC at Year 5. UCI will confirm if the student conforms to admission requirement (GPA 3.2, GRE and TOEFL iBT score) for graduate student of UCI. If yes, this student will be enrolled as a graduate student in UCI, study one year in UCI and be awarded the Master’s Degree in UCI when complete the requirement to Master’s Degree.


Application requirements

1. Study time Fall Semester in 2019
2. Deadline April  14, 2019
3. Teaching location Irvine, South California, the United States
4. Teaching unit UC Irvine
5. Applicable major Engineering (material engineering and biomedical engineering in 2016 Fall)
6. Applicable grade Junior
7. Teaching language English
8. Tuition and fees and living expenses The first year: Tuition fee: About 32,000 dollars; living expenses: about 15000-20000 dollars

The second year: Tuition fee: 31,600 dollars

9. Application requirement GPA: no less than 3.2

Language: TOEFL iBT total score above 80 or IELTS 6.5

10. Submission of application materials Submit the Application Form to SUSTC International Cooperation Department (ICD), and a feedback will be given to the applicant after the application's confirmed by ICD with University of California Irvine.

Please send your application with title “Name + UCI 3+2 Application materials” before SUSTC deadline to:

1. Personal statement (includes studies in SUSTC, relevant courses have completed and study plan in UCI)

2. Official transcript

3. Digital language score report

4. A Letter of Recommendation

11. Examination and approval institution Stage 2 is recommended by SUSTC, and assessed and determined by UCI.
For relevant information, please refer to the following links and appendixes:

Samueli School of Engineering:,

AYAP program:

Attchment: dual language 3+2 generic