What is the best way for me to learn about the graduate programs at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley?
Info sessions are a great opportunity 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 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?
Your diploma will read “Carnegie Mellon University.”
When was Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley established?
In 2002, Carnegie Mellon University established a campus in Mountain View, California to offer its world-renowned professional programs in software engineering and software management, to perform innovative research that connects it to local companies, and to support the careers of all Carnegie Mellon alumni.
What are the backgrounds of the Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley faculty members?
Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley’s world-class faculty members have unique and powerful backgrounds, pairing their significant academic experience with extensive industry experience. Senior faculty members include respected authors, speakers, professors, industry consultants, and IEEE and ACM fellows. Their broad and varied industry experience range from previous roles at HP, Apple, Netscape, Tektronix, Xerox PARC, JPL, Business Objects, as well as many successful startups. Not only are the Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley faculty members accomplished academics providing students with the latest theories of software engineering and management, but also they share their own industry experience in architecting, developing, and managing software products and initiatives. Visit the directory
to learn more about our faculty.
Do you offer graduate housing on-campus?
For full-time programs:
MS Software Engineering: On-campus housing is not provided for students of this program. We encourage students who are relocating to the Bay Area for the full-time program to utilize local resources to find housing.
MS Information Technology: Students are offered housing arrangements and shuttle services in both locations (housing location in Pittsburgh: Shadyside Inn; housing location in Silicon Valley: Oakwood Apartments).
MS Engineering and Technology Innovation Management: Please refer to the MS E&TIM website for more info.
For part-time programs: Housing is not offered to part-time students.
May I visit Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley?
Visitors are always welcome! As a prospective student, we encourage you to explore our program and campus. Campus visitors are welcome Monday through Friday during regular business hours. We suggest you schedule a visit by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 650-335-2808.
How do I get to campus?
Where should I stay when I visit?
There are several accommodations nearby. Visitors frequently use the following two hotels:
850 Leong Dr
Mountain View, CA
Oakwood Mountain View
555 W. Middlefield Rd
Mountain View, CA 94043