Carnegie Mellon University

How to Apply

You may apply to the Ph.D. Program in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization through any of the three participating departments. You should access the appropriate online admissions application depending upon which department you wish to apply through (linked below).

Applicants will be selected for admission by the ACO faculty in consultation with committees in each home department. Financial support for students admitted into this program is available under the same conditions as for the other Ph.D. Programs at CMU.

Contact Addresses

Department of Mathematical Sciences
  Christine Gilchrist
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-268-7154
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Graduate Admissions
Tepper School of Business
Lawrence Rapp
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-268-1319
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GRADUATE ADMISSIONS
Computer Science Department
Applications Coordinator
School of Computer Science
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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