Carnegie Mellon University

Online Application Process

We offer an online application in order to make applying to the program as easy and convenient as possible

This application is part of the ApplyYourself Application Network. You will receive a PIN and Password so that you can return to work on your application over several sessions. Your information is transmitted through a secured server and is kept confidential until you submit your application. Only after you submit your application will it be available for review by our admissions staff. No applications are reviewed until after the final submission deadline.

To get started on your application, go to our secure ApplyYourself site! Please refer any questions to the Tepper School Ph.D. Program.

The application fee for the Tepper School Ph.D. program is $70. When you have completed your application and are ready to submit it, you can pay your application fee via credit card online or you can mail a check or money order to the admissions office. No application will be processed until the application fee is paid.

Please carefully read the instructions that appear throughout the application pages. You can only submit your application one time. If you have updates to any information you have submitted, please notify the admissions office at once.

Best of luck. We look forward to reviewing your application.

  • Supported browsers include Internet Explorer 8 & 9 (Windows), Firefox 3.6 & 7 (Mac), Firefox 3 and 7 (Windows), Chrome 12 (Windows and Mac), Safari 4 & 5 (Mac), (Macintosh users - OS X).

  • While the majority of features will work with other browsers, we can only guarantee full compatibility and offer support for the browsers mentioned above.

  • If you are using Internet Explorer 6, we strongly recommend upgrading to version 9 as version 6 does not meet our minimum security requirements.

  • If you are using Compatibility View with Internet Explorer, some pages may not look as intended. We recommend removing from your list of sites that have Compatibility View enabled.

  • For IE8:

    • In Internet Explorer, open the Tools menu at the top and select Compatibility View Settings.
    • Select under "Websites you've added to Compatibility View."
    • Click Remove.
  • For IE9:

    • In Internet Explorer, right-click on the gear icon in the upper right hand corner, next to the "favorites" star icon. If you don't see this gear icon or your "File" and "Tools" menus at the top of your window, press your F10 key to make them show.
    • Select Command bar.
    • Open the Tools menu near the top and select Compatibility View Settings.
    • Select under "Websites you've added to Compatibility View."
    • Click Remove.
  • If you are using one of the supported browsers and are experiencing problems, we encourage you to upgrade to the latest version. If you still experience problems after upgrading, please make sure that your browser is set to accept cookies. Also, make sure the following browser settings are in place:

    • JavaScript must be enabled.
    • Popup blockers must be disabled.
  • If your browser has a section for trusted sites, please enter this URL:

  • You will need Adobe Reader 6.0 or higher to download, view and print PDF files. While PDF files should work with most other PDF viewers, we can only guarantee full compatibility and support for Adobe Reader 6.0 or higher.

  • If your email offers a whitelist, please add the following address:

  • For security reasons, we recommend that you should logout of the online application after each session.

Learn about this application by reading the Notice to Applicants. Create your applicant account if you are new to our application and do not already have a PIN by clicking on the "Create Account" button to the right.

Create an Account

If you are new to our application and do not already have a PIN, please click on the link below to register for a new account.

Create Account

Please input the login information below to open your application.

  • PIN
  • Password
  • Login button