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Applications and admission decisions to EST&P are managed independently from the other College of Engineering programs and departments.

If you would like more information, please submit this brief prospective student questionnaire and EST&P will sponsor your $65 USD application fee.

The application deadline to apply for Spring 2018 admission is October 15, 2017.  The deadline for Fall Semester 2018 admission is January 15, 2018.

Application Requirements

Start your online application after Aug. 1, 2017 (applications are not open at this time). You will be able to save your application and complete it over several sessions, as well as, monitor the status of your application and view admissions decisions.  

  • Online Application Form   
  • Application fee - $65.00 USD*
  • Selection of Degree
  • Selection of Disciplinary Concentration
  • Uploaded unofficial transcript- official transcripts are required upon admission
  • Official GRE scores from ETS**
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers**
  • Uploaded Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation***
  • 3-4 Essay Questions

Please note:
*The application fee is waived for CMU undergraduates/alumni, GEM, & Fulbright applicants
**Test scores are only considered official if they are received directly from the testing center. See FAQ#5 for score delivery instructions.
***Recommender contact information should be entered in your online application. Recommenders are provided with a link to answer questions and upload a letter to your online application.

Application Review Process

The application review process begins shortly after the application deadline. All applications must be submitted through our online application system by the application deadline. Supplemental materials such as official test scores and letters of recommendations can be received after the application deadline.

If you have any questions, please review the Graduate Admission FAQ. If you would like to contact a staff member directly, please visit our Contact Us page.

CMU Undergraduates

EST&P only grants MS degrees, so we do not have a formal Integrated Master's/Bachelor's (IMB) Degree option.  However, we offer an expedited admission process for CMU undergraduates.  This includes waiving the application fee and the GRE examination requirement.  We ask that you submit an abbreviated application in ApplyYourself, completing only one of the four essay questions and uploading a current transcript.  We also request two letters of recommendation, but we have a simplified process for CMU faculty recommendations.  Interested CMU undergraduates are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with an EST&P advisor, discuss your goals and interests, and learn the full details of the expedited application process.


EST&P Graduate Admissions Staff:

Phone: (412) 268-2947
E-mail: energy@andrew.cmu.edu

Consider a visit to campus or contact us to learn more about the program and decide if it's the right fit for you.

Applications will open on Aug. 1, 2017 for both Fall & Spring

Spring Semester Deadline: October 15

Fall Semester Deadline: January 15

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