How it works


Enroll as a Freshman at Concordia College.

  • Entry TOEFL iBT74, GPA 2.5
  • You'll take degree classes with American students from day one. There’s no 'Year 0'
  • Kings staff will be on campus to support you throughout

Transfer after 5 semesters to Valparaiso University. Guaranteed.

  • We'll help develop your student profile to become a 'Top 20' Engineering student
  • Kings expert University Advisors on campus will support you all the way. They make the transfer process straightforward.
  • Transfer after 2 years to Valparaiso University

Graduate from Valparaiso, a Top 20 Engineering School.

Remember: Your graduation Diploma will be from Valparaiso, not from the campus where you started!

Start at
Concordia College

Years 1 – 2 (5 Semesters)

Entry requirements

  • Unconditional: GPA 2.5, IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 74 iBT, No SAT required
  • Conditional: From TOEFL iBT 20 (GO: Prepared program required)

Choice of two pathways:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Years 1 and 2 at Concordia

Graduate a Top 20
Engineering student

Years 3 – 5 (5 Semesters)

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of the Mathematics and General Education courses.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (including all Pre-Engineering Science and Mathematics prerequisites).
  • Two positive letters of recommendation from professors who have taught you at Concordia College: one from a Science professor, the other from a Mathematics professor.
Years 3 to 5 at Valparaiso

GO: Prepared

If you need extra English, study skills and academic experience before your degree we recommend our unique GO: Prepared Program (also known as English for Academic Studies).

It’s taught by Kings on campus.

GO: Prepared
"I think everything good that's happened to me since I got here is because of the help from Kings, without them I would be lost."
Sebastian Arboleda
Boston University
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Why study Engineering in the USA?

  • Twelve of the top twenty programs in the world are located in the US, according to the Times Higher Education World University rankings for 2018
  • Wide range of specializations, from Biomedical to Robotic, from Civil to Mechanical Engineering
  • Rigorous Engineering curriculum produces creative and integrative thinkers who can come up with new problem-solving paradigms
Read our Engineering Major Guide

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The Kings Admissions Team