2010 college transfer Carnegie Mellon University

Common App


Transfer Deadline

Oct. 15(Sp), Mar. 1(F)

Essay Questions
Common Apps
  • Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences in the space below (150 words or fewer, 1000 character maximum). 
  • Please provide a statement (250 words minimum) that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve.
  • Include any additional information that you would like to provide regarding special circumstances, additional qualifications, etc. (1000 characters)
CMU Supplements
Please submit a one-page, single-spaced essay that explains why you have chosen Carnegie Mellon and your particular major(s), department(s) or program(s). This essay should include the reasons why you've chosen the major(s), any goals or relevant work plans and any other information you would like us to know. If you are applying to more than one college or program, please mention each college or program you are applying to. Because our admission committees review applicants by college and programs, your essay can impact our final decision. Please do not exceed one page for this essay.

  • SAT I or ACT: required with writing
  • SAT II: 2
  • Recommendation letter(s): 1
  • Minimum credits
  • Others: TOEFL: 600 (paper-based), 102 (internet-based) or IELTS: 7.5
  • Documents
    • Common Application
    • A $70 application fee
    • Carnegie Mellon Supplement
    • Personal Statement
    • College Official's Report (from Common Application)
    • Transcripts from ALL colleges/universities attended
    • An official high school transcript
    • Teacher Recommendation
    • If available, official SAT Reasoning Test or ACT with Writing results and SAT Subject Test score reports (if applicable, see Test Requirements and official TOEFL or IELTS score report (see International Applicants)
    • If you are applying to the College of Fine Arts, please note our artistic requirements
Contact Info
  • Address
The CA Fulfillment Center, PO Box 1020, Sewickley, PA 15143-1020 USA
  • Phone: 412-268-2082
  • Fax: 412-268-7838
  • Email: undergraduate-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu