Current CU Boulder mechanical engineering undergraduate students who meet the following criteria are eligible for admission to the BAM degree program in mechanical engineering:

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Must have no Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS) deficiencies
  • Must have at least junior class standing
  • Must have completed four of the following six courses: MCEN 3012: Thermodynamics, MCEN 3021: Fluid Mechanics, MCEN 3022: Heat Transfer, MCEN 3025: Component Design, MCEN 3030: Computational Methods, MCEN 3032: Thermodynamics 2

Students who plan to complete a double major or minor are also eligible for admission to the BAM program. In such cases, in addition to the BAM Intent Form, students must submit the BAM Double Major/Minor Certification Form to the MS program graduate advisor. 

Application Requirements

Eligible students may apply to the BAM program by completing the BAM Intent Form, available on the graduate programs Forms and Handbooks page.

Important Deadlines

Submission of the BAM Intent Form is recommended during either the fall or spring semesters of a student’s junior year. Applicants considering applying later in their undergraduate career should familiarize themselves with all deadlines and requirements for progressing from undergraduate to graduate status on the BAM website.

Deadlines for applying to the BAM program are as follows:

  • January 27, 2022 for students graduating with their BS in spring 2022
  • February 24, 2022 for students graduating with their BS in summer 2022
  • September 25, 2021 for students graduating with their BS in fall 2021