Frequently Asked Questions about Graduate Education - Carnegie Mellon Silicon ValleyTo help guide you through the admissions process, we have compiled a section of frequently asked questions. We hope that this information will help you better understand the application process and ease some of the concerns you may have about the processing and review of your application materials.
What is the best way for me to learn about the graduate programs at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley?
Program/department web sites are the best place to find information about individual degree programs offered at CMU Silicon Valley.
The Software Management program offers Info Sessions for you to hear more about the program, course offerings, and admissions process. A faculty member and an admissions representative present at each session, and (occasionally) current students and alumni are present to answer your questions. You may also attend one of our virtual information sessions at your convenience. Information sessions are held frequently. Please visit the info sessions page for more info.
By what organization is Carnegie Mellon accredited?
What will my diploma say upon completion of the program?
When was Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley established?
What are the backgrounds of the Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley faculty members?
Do you offer graduate housing on-campus?
On-campus housing is not available. We encourage students who are relocating to the Bay Area for the full-time program to utilize local resources to find housing.
Some students in the INI MS Information Technologyprogram may be offered housing arrangements and shuttle services in both locations (housing location in Pittsburgh: Shadyside Inn; housing location in Silicon Valley: Oakwood Apartments).