Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Graduate Programs & Admission

The following are answers to many common questions and concerns. We kindly ask that you read through this information before contacting us with questions.

I am visiting Pittsburgh. Can I meet with Faculty and Students?

Is this a 'Professional' Architecture Degree program?

I am having trouble logging back into my online application.

I have questions about GRE and/or TOEFL requirements.

I have questions about Expenses, Tuition, and/or Financial Aid.

Can you provide me with statistics about admitted students?

Can I use an agency, consultant, or other third party to complete my application for me?

I want to apply to the AECM program. Should I apply through the School of Architecture or Civil & Environmental Engineering?

Am I required to submit a Portfolio?

My portfolio is over 10MB. What should I do?

In what format should I submit my Portfolio?

Can I apply for Spring admission?

Can I apply to more than one program?

Can you waive my application fee?

Where should my transcripts be sent?

What is the status of my application?

When can I expect a decision?

I would like to defer my enrollment.

Helpful Links

  • How To Apply [pdf]
  • 2014 Online Application CLOSED

Contact Us

Graduate Admissions 
Samantha Carter

Graduate Programs
School of Architecture
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, Rm 412G
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA