Carnegie Mellon University

How to apply to the MSE Graduate Program

Prospective students must be a graduate of Materials Science and Engineering or a related discipline at a recognized university with better than a "B" average. Admission is based on overall academic performance and potential.
A completed application will include the following:
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75 USD
  • The online application form
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Uploaded unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be requested upon admission)
  • Essay Questions
  • CV/Resume
  • Official GRE test scores *WAIVED for Fall 2022 applications
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS test scores (for non-native English speakers)
The Graduate Admissions Committee thoroughly reviews each complete application and considers each applicant exclusively for the degree program to which they have applied. To be considered for a different degree program, applicants must reapply to that program. Applicants already accepted into a program, must also reapply to be considered for a different program.

MSE Graduate Admissions Contact Information:
Phone: (412) 268-7574
Fax: (412) 268-7596

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