Carnegie Mellon University

Applying to EPP

Required Documents:

  • Official transcripts of all academic work is required at admissions, however, you should expedite the processing of your application by submitting an unofficial copy of your transcripts to the admissions office. An unofficial transcript can be submitted by uploading an electronic copy through the Academic History submission option on the online application.
  • GRE scores 
  • TOEFL scores, IELTS or Duolingo if English is not your native language
  • Essays (Following are the essay questions from last year for reference. The essay questions for the fall 2022 application will be available early this fall.)
    • What are your goals after you complete your degree, and how will our graduate program help you achieve your immediate and longer-term future career objectives
    • What specific research is of interest to you and how would our program enable you to pursue your goals?
    • Describe how your work, research, educational or other life experiences have prepared you for graduate study in this program?
    • You may include any additional information for the admissions committee that is relevant to your application but not provided elsewhere either in the text box or the upload option at the bottom of the page.
  • 3 letters of recommendation (these will need to come directly from the submitter)
  • And please review our site to find information on the research that we do, so that you can indicate areas of interest & faculty that you would like to work with.
The GRE Codes for EPP are -- 1699 for the department and 2074 for the institution. Note: when selecting the Department Code, do not enter the number first. Type the NAME "Engineering" and scroll down to select "Engineering Other". 

The TOEFL Codes are -- 69 for the department and 2074 for the institution.

If submitting the IELTS electronic verification of admissions test scores, or Duolingo scores, request that IELTS deliver your scores to:

Carnegie Mellon University
College of Engineering
431 Hamerschlag Drive
Ansys Hall Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15213