Carnegie Mellon University

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Application Deadlines

All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. ET on the dates below. Please note that deadlines for upcoming admissions cycles are tentative and subject to change.

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Fall 2022

December 1, 2021: Priority Application Deadline* 

January 15, 2022: Final Application Deadline 

*US citizens who are interested in being considered for SFS and DoD scholarships are encouraged to apply by the Priority Deadline. 

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Accelerated Master's for CMU Undergraduates

Highly qualified Carnegie Mellon undergraduate students are eligible to add a fifth year to a customized undergraduate curriculum that culminates in a master's degree from one of our four programs. 

Am I eligible to apply? The INI Accelerated Master's is available only to qualifying CMU undergraduates. All other applicants must go through the regular admissions process. 


Part-Time Opportunities

Consider enrolling part-time in our highly-acclaimed master’s programs, the M.S. in Information Networking, M.S. in Information Security or M.S. in Mobile and IoT Engineering, offered on-site at Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus.

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Admissions Policies

Applicant's Responsibility

Follow the Application Instructions: In order to successfully complete your application, please follow the instructions and adhere to the deadlines. All requested/required application documents including unofficial transcripts, recommendations, essay/area of interest questions, etc., must be submitted online. An application may be “Incomplete” if the required documents are not provided by the posted deadlines or in the manner requested in the instructions. 

Check Your Application Status: Applicants are able to check the status of their application online on the application status page. INI staff and faculty are not able to provide status updates.

Application Documents

Any documents, including transcripts, or any other materials sent directly to the INI by the applicant without a specific request from the admissions staff will not be considered as part of your application. If additional information is required, the applicant will be notified.

The admissions staff makes every effort to assist applicants in completing their submission; however, the INI does not accept responsibility for documents that are missing or are improperly submitted resulting in an application remaining incomplete and un-reviewed. 

All materials submitted become property of the INI. 

ETS Reports: Please note that ETS reports must be reported through ETS. The Carnegie Mellon ETS Institute Code is #2074.

Confidentiality of Communications

All information provided to students as a result of their application, including subsequent correspondence, is considered confidential and should not be communicated to other applicants. Please note that applicants are expected to comply with the confidentiality requirement as a condition of admission.

Deferral Policy

The INI does not typically allow admission deferrals. Each year, applicants are reviewed and ranked with the current applicant pool. Students are accepted for admission into the program for a particular academic year and may not defer admission (exceptions are made only for extraordinary circumstances).