English Training in Engineering

PNW’s English Training in Engineering program has maintained a long-term cooperation with more than 30 top universities in China and has more than 400 excellent graduates since it was established in 2006.

It is our honor to be well recognized by our students, parents and universities. Our goal is and always will be to help make young people’s dreams come true!

Translation:

ETIE 项目自2006年建立以来已经有10年历史了。在这10年里一直和国内超过30所顶尖高校保持这友好合作。自始已有超过456名同学成功毕业并且都有了很好的发展。作为这样一个被大家认可的项目我们为我们付出的努力感到骄傲。并且因为能圆大家的梦,我们会持之以恒的努力下去!

International Admissions

Why PNW English Training in Education (ETIE)?

The ETIE program provides students with many amazing activities, through which students can get to know America, enjoy themselves, and at the meantime explore themselves with more possibilities including leadership and job opportunities.

  • Ranked No. 52 among the Best Engineering programs, of engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Great research resources
  • Close personal attention
  • Industrial and corporate relationships
  • Experiential learning
  • Distinguished faculty
  • Excellent laboratory facilities
  • Great location
  • Priority admission for Purdue Northwest MSE graduate program
  • Relatively low tuition compared to other universities
  • International competition opportunities
  • Jobs on campus

I learned how to do research and how to write a journal paper. I made lots of friends with American people.

Xu Li, NUAA

ETIE Programs

  • Current undergraduate junior students
  • Time: Fall and Spring semesters (August to May)
ETIE Recruiting Academic Requirements:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • English Proficiency Test: CET-4 test with 500 or pass CET-6, or TOEFL PBT 500, iBT 70, or IELTS 6
  • Graduate application: TOEFL score higher than 80 or IELTS higher than 6.5
Minimum course requirements per semester:
  • 1 English course
  • 2 Engineering courses
  • 1 Senior design
Degree from home university/ETIE Certificate from PNW:
  • Undergraduate degree from home universities
  • ETIE certificate from PNW
Continuous Study:
  • GRE is waived for admission to MSE, MSME, MSECE program at PNW
  • Graduate application: TOEFL score higher than 80 or IELTS higher than 6.5
  • Students who have received their undergraduate degrees
  • Time: one or two semesters
ETIE Recruiting Academic Requirements:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • English Proficiency Test: CET-4 test with 500 or pass CET-6, or TOEFL PBT 500, iBT 70, or IELTS 6
Minimum course requirements per semester:
  • 1 English course (3 credits)
  • 3 Engineering courses (9 credits)
Degree from home university/ETIE Certificate from PNW:
  • ETIE certificate from PNW
Continuous Study:
  • GRE is waived for admission to MSE, MSME, MSECE program at PNW
  • Students who have enrolled in a master’s degree program for one year
  • Time: one or two semesters
  • Master’s degree from both universities
ETIE Recruiting Academic Requirements:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • English Proficiency Test: CET-4 test with 500 or pass CET-6, or TOEFL PBT 500, iBT 70, or IELTS 6
  • Graduate application: TOEFL score higher than 80 or IELTS higher than 6.5
Minimum course requirements:
  • 1 English course
  • 3 Engineering courses
Graduation requirements:
  • 30 credits (10 courses) with minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Up to 4 graduate courses (with a minimum grade of B) can be transferred from home university to PNW

One or Two Semester Visiting Program

  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Time: one or two semesters
  • GRE is waived (TOEFL or IELTS is required) for admission to Master of Science programs in the field of Engineering at PNW
Admission Criteria:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • English Proficiency Test: CET-4 test with 500 or pass CET-6, or TOEFL PBT 500, iBT 70, or IELTS 6
Minimum course requirements per semester:
  • 1 English course
  • 3 Engineering courses

ETIE program gave me a new home, gave me a big new family.

Yubin Zhou, BIT

ETIE Data

See our impact, by the numbers.

  • About 508 students received ETIE Certificates in AY 2006-2018
  • 77% continued at PNW for MSE degrees
  • 75% students worked as RA, TA, or student workers
  • 352 students received MSE degree from PNW
  • More than 40 students are studying for PhD
  • More than 95 students are working in US companies
  • More than 215 students are working in China
  • Many students attended international conferences, published papers and received research grants and awards

ETIE Outcomes

Universities where students are pursuing Ph.D. or master’s degrees after receiving their ETIE certificate from PNW:

  • Arizona State University
  • Columbia University
  • Duke University
  • Harvard University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Michigan University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northeast University
  • Purdue University West Lafayette
  • Texas A&M University
  • The State University of NY at Buffalo
  • University of South California
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of California at Davis
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Utah
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Waseda University
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • GISMA Business School, Germany
  • RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • University College London
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Florida
  • Northwestern University

Contact Us

Chenn Zhou

Chenn Zhou, Ph.D.

NIPSCO Distinguished Professor of Engineering Simulation; Director, the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS)


czhou@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2665

Hammond Campus, PWRS 121

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Xintong Liu, MSECE

ETIE Mentor


liu2054@pnw.edu

(219) 318-5927

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