The School of Computer Science has a centralized online application process for graduate admissions. Applications for the MSAII program for entry in Fall 2020 are now closed.    You can find the application here.


The School of Computer Science requires the following for all applications:

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • GRE scores: These must be less than five years old. The GRE General Test is required.  A relevant GRE Subject Test is also helpful. Our Institution Code is 2074; Department Code is 0402. (This requirement is waived for CMU undergrads.)
  • TOEFL scores: These scores may be more than two years old if you have pursued or are pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in the United States. (While the TOEFL is preferred, the IELTS test may also be submitted.) Successful applicants will have a minimum TOEFL score of 100. You must have a minimum score of 25 in each of listening, reading, writing and speaking.  Our Institution Code is 4256; the Department Code is 78.  
  • Official transcripts from each university you have attended, regardless of whether you received a degree.
  • Current resume.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • Three letters of recommendation.

For more details on these requirements, please see the SCS Master's Admissions page. No incomplete applications will be eligible for consideration.