Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Admission Requirement


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Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Admission Requirement

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Carnegie Mellon University Undergraduate Computer Science Admission Requirement

  1. Carnegie Mellon University Undergraduate Computer Science program is offered through three primary majors – Computer Science, Computational Biology and Artificial Intelligence.
  2. Students entering the university does come undeclared until the end of there second semester’s.
  3. There are two more additional Majors. Human-Computer Interaction and Robotics.

My student want to get an admit here, but his GPA is low. Similarly, his SAT score is also not good. On the contrary, he has a research paper.




Carnegie Mellon University Minors in Computer Science Admission Requirement

  1. Game Design
  2. Animation & Special Effects
  3. Media Design
  4. Learning Media
  5. Sound Design
  6. Entrepreneurship for Creative Industries
  7. Intelligent Environments
  8. Physical Computing



Carnegie Mellon Clubs & Organizations

As a student at CMU you can participate in many clubs, we have listed few clubs, which could be used for your applications

  1. ACM@CMU – Important for all Computer Science undergrads
  2. Alpha Kappa Delta Phi – For female candidates,do read about this group
  3. Alpha Chi Omega – Female students who would like to get internships during there terms.
  4. Applied Machine Learning Club 
  5. Artist Alley Club – For students who are keen on making there career in Animation and Gaming industry
  6. Carnegie Mellon Informatics and Mathematics Competition Organizing Team
  7. Computer Club
  8. CMU Bhangra
  9. AB Comedy


CMU Computer Science Faculties Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Admission Requirement

Here are few faculties to choose according to your essay topics

  1. Prof. William W Cohen
  2. Prof. Anind K Dey
  3. Prof. Jonathan Aldrich
  4. Associate Prof. Yuvraj Agarwal
  5. Guy Blelloch – Professor, Assoc. Dean for Undergraduate Programs
  6. Prof. Stephen Brookes
  7. Prof. Illah Nourbakhsh



Carnegie Mellon University Mailing List

If you are planning to apply to CMU and keen on knowing whats the latest on technology at CMU then you should join the mailing list and here is the link:- CMU Mailing List



G.P.A of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA                                              3.66
3.75 and Above                                          61%
3.50 – 3.74                                                    27%
3.25 – 3.49                                                    9%
3.00 – 3.24                                                   3%


Indian student below 90 % should not apply, since the application pool is strong.

However, if for some reason your GPA is low but you have strong SAT Scores with a strong application.



Money Matters at Carnegie Mellon University

Cost of Attendance                                    $74,491
Tuition and Fees                                         $57,119
Room and Board                                        $14,972
Financial Document                                  Not Required


To clarify, the tuition cost and accommodation is very costly.

Most importantly, compared to other university the Tuition cost is very high.

But, they offer lot of scholarships and you have to be top 5 % of the class to get it.

The cost of living is around 15,000 USD to 19,000 USD depending upon the accommodation you choose.



Application Dates and Fees Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Admission Requirement

Regular Admission Deadline           January 1
Application Fee                                   $75
Application Fee Waiver                     Available
Regular Admission Notification     April 1
Accept Offer of Admission               May 1
Waiting List Used                               Yes
Defer Admission                                 Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission                            Transfer applications accepted


University acceptance rate is very low but the data could be misleading.

For instance, if you fail to get admit and this is your dream school then kindly be in touch with us.

Every year we assist lot of students with transfer admissions and we are very successful with the process.

Be In Touch.  After that, you may enroll.




Application Form for Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Admission Requirement

Common Application                           Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application            Not accepted
Electronic Application                          Available


IELTS Score reporting, is difficult and it takes lot of time.

In addition, its time consuming whether you applied through British Council or if you have applied through IDP.

With IDP it is just a click away but British council take time.

For Sending score through British Council you need to make a DD, send it across to there Gurugram office.

In conclusion, report your scores on time.




Carnegie Mellon University Essay Prompts 2019 -2020

  1. Many students pursue college for a specific degree, career opportunity or personal goal. Whichever it may be, learning will be critical to achieve your ultimate goal. As you think ahead to the process of learning during your college years, how will you define a successful college experience?
  2. Most students choose their intended major or area of study based on a passion or inspiration that’s developed over time – what passion or inspiration led you to choose this area of study?
  3. Consider your application as a whole. What do you personally want to emphasize about your application for the admission committee’s consideration? Highlight something that’s important to you or something you haven’t had a chance to share. Tell us, don’t show us (no websites please).



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Our student mentors have studied Engineering at CMU. As a result, we have latest insights about the admission process.

You can speak to our student ambassador if this is your Dream University.

Most importantly, you should also see the team profile in the section mentioned here : About Us

In conclusion, we can get your admit for CMU.



Applications : When To Start

To clarify, we are sharing an example here :

Our student who were keen on getting admit to top universities for 2020, started in Jan 2019

We got enough time to build there profile.

We created best set of Portfolio of Universities and started working on the essays at a very early stage.

Starting early and building your profile by connecting with relevant  students is one of the key steps.


My students was invited for a party. However, he was’t feeling well, so he decided against it.

Secondly, my student is a very nice guy. He took us out for a campus dinner, for instance.

Thirdly, I enjoy his company because he always take me to a campus tour.

He tried really hard to entertain me. Similarly, he put all his effort in dinner.

My student pushed me. As a result, I fell over.

Now I am tired. Therefore, I am going to my dorm.

She is not found of rain. However, I do like it.

In Conclusion.

I am letting my staff go. In other words, they are fired.


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