Application Information-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

How to apply to the MSE Graduate Progam

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 (*new application system - submitted electronically - will be available August 2017)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Uploaded unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be requested upon admission)
  • Essay Questions
  • CV/Resume
  • GRE test scores
  • TOEFL test scores (if applicable)
Applicants who are non-native English speakers may only be considered for a TOEFL waiver if they attended and completed a four-year undergraduate program at a university within the United States.

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
Spring M.S. & Ph.D. Application Deadline is October 15

Fall M.S. Application Deadline is January 15

Fall Ph.D. Application Deadline is December 15


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