There is a common online application form available for admission to graduate programs within the School of Computer Science (SCS). The online application should be completed and submitted electronically as instructed by December 2, 2019 (early deadline) with a final deadline of December 12, 2019 (later deadline with increased fee).
To apply for admission, read our application instructions carefully and make certain that you have met all requirements when you submit your application, then complete the online application.
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Application for Fall 2021 is now open.
Early Application Deadline (Reduced Fee) - November 19th, 2020 (11:59a.m. EST)
Final Application Deadline - December 10th, 2020 (11:59a.m. EST)
Submit your application via the CMU School of Computer Science common online application.
If you have any questions, please email hciiphd [at] cs.cmu.edu.
If you're from a background that is underrepresented in academia, students in current PhD students in the department have volunteered to help applicants in with your application. This is an unofficial resource, but one that we highly recommend:
Get assistance with your application.