UVa applications are submitted online. Click Official Application to register for an account and begin the application. When you set up your account, select “Systems Engineering” for your program. The admission year start term for the Accelerated Master’s Program is “Summer.” The intended degree is “Master of Engineering (AMP)”. These choices will lead you to the correct forms for the AMP and put your application into the correct reviewer pool.
You will create a username and password that will allow you to save your work and come back to the application to continue working on it. Materials you save to the online application site are available to the University; however, the executive/academic director of the AMP, the program manager, and the admissions review committee members do not see your application materials (including transcripts) until the application is complete, the fee is paid, and the application is officially submitted.
Application Fee Waivers
The University of Virginia is pleased to waive the application fee for anyone who has served honorably in the armed forces of the United States of America. U.S. citizens who graduated from eligible Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) will be granted an application fee waiver, and the University will waive the application fee for anyone who has completed a full term of service in the Peace Corps, Teach for America, or AmeriCorps. You may also qualify for a fee waiver based on your affiliation with several other organizations. For a full list of eligible organizations and MSIs see the UVa Graduate and Postdoctoral Diversity Programs fee waiver page. To request a waiver, submit the U.Va. Application Fee Waiver Request form and upload appropriate documentation BEFORE submitting your official application for admission. Applicants who are active duty military or veterans should submit the form and upload one of the following documents: DD Form 214, DD Form 256, WD AGO, military orders, or a copy of your military identification card or veteran identification card. Veterans and active duty military personnel who are applying for a fee waiver should alert the AMP program manager at firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting the official application. Prospective students applying for fee waivers based on organization affiliation or attendance at a Minority Serving Institution should contact Dr. Keisha John, Director of Diversity Programs in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, with any questions and cc the AMP program manager at email@example.com.
Application Technical Support
For application support and specific questions regarding the application process, please contact Central Graduate Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434-243-0209, and alert the AMP program manager via email at
If you have not already done so, please submit a free preliminary application so that we can advise you. If you have self-determined that you have satisfied the math expectations, submit the preliminary application and immediately proceed with the official application.
Please see the Follow Up, Deadlines, and Details page for additional information.