Carnegie Mellon University

INI application is now open!

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Select the program you wish to apply for and follow the instructions for submitting your application.

Apply Online Application Opens: September 1, 2018
Application Deadline: December 31, 2018

(11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time)

Send check payments direct mail to the INI office:

Information Networking Institute
Admissions Committee
Carnegie Mellon University
4616 Henry St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

USA

If using a courier service, include the INI main number, (412) 268-7195.

All requested/required application documents including transcripts, recommendations, statement of purpose, etc., must be submitted online. ETS reports must be reported through ETS. 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 be discarded.

Admissions Policies

Deferral Policy

The INI does not 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.

Applicant's Responsibility

An application may remain “Incomplete” if required documents are not uploaded or submitted in the manner requested in the application instructions.

An application may remain "Incomplete" if required documents are not received in the INI office or are not submitted in the proper manner. Applications not completed by the posted deadlines will remain incomplete.

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.

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.

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Application Deadlines:

  • Kobe dual-degree program: December 31 for admission to the dual-degree program commencing in April.
  • Kobe single-degree program: The application for the single degree program will open in March if there are any spots remaining in the Kobe MSIT-IS program once the dual-degree class has been seated.

Dual-degree applicants must send your transcripts, check payments for the University of Hyogo, and additional supplemental documents to the following address:

Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo
7-1-28 Minatojima-minami-machi, Chuo-ku
Kobe, 650-0047 Japan
Tel: +81-78-303-2050
Fax: +81-78-303-2055

Applicants for the single-degree program (Kobe MSIT-IS) must send your check payments to:

Information Networking Institute
Admissions Committee
Carnegie Mellon University
4616 Henry Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
USA

If using a courier service, include the INI main number, (412) 268-7195.

All applications and recommendations must be submitted online.

U.S. Visa Information

Students attending the Kobe MSIT-IS program will first study in Kobe, Japan and then transfer to Carnegie Mellon University's Pittsburgh or Silicon Valley campus. Upon admission into the program, the INI Admissions Office will assist you in completing the necessary documentation in order to obtain an F-1 visa so you may enter the U.S. as a full-time student. You will receive details after admission.

Admissions Policies

Deferral Policy

The INI does not 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.

Applicant's Responsibility

An application may remain “Incomplete” if required documents are not uploaded or submitted in the manner requested in the application instructions.

An application may remain "Incomplete" if required documents are not received in the INI office, or are not submitted in the proper manner. Applications not completed by the posted deadlines will remain incomplete.

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.

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.

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Application Deadlines:

Rolling Application Deadline: Generally, applications are due in the spring semester of the applicant's junior year. Seniors will also be considered if they have completed the required undergraduate courses. After you have submitted the Integrated Master's Online Admission Form, INI Admissions will review your qualifications and notify you of your acceptance in a timely manner.

Information Networking Institute
Admissions Committee
Carnegie Mellon University
4616 Henry St. 
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

USA

Thank you for your interest in the Integrated Master's programs at Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute. If you have questions, please email ini@cmu.edu

Graduate Status and Financial Aid

Integrated master's students generally become INI students during the summer semester of their senior year, after all requirements for the bachelor's degree are complete. The student's bachelor's degree will be certified, and the student will officially graduate from the undergraduate program.

Students should consult with CMU's Student Financial Services division to understand how becoming a graduate student will affect financial aid. Students should also consult with their Academic Advisor to determine a course schedule.

Admissions Policies

Deferral Policy

The INI does not 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.

Applicant's Responsibility

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all required information on the program application.

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.