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 have questions about GRE and/or TOEFL requirements.

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

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?

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.


Contact Us

Graduate Admissions
Samantha Carter
scarter@andrew.cmu.edu

Graduate Programs
School of Architecture
Carnegie Mellon University
Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall
Room 410
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA