Students will apply directly with Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering Application Management System.
Please Select Ph.D. or M.S. in ECE - Pittsburgh/Thailand to apply for our programs.
A complete application consists of:
- Application form
- Statement of purpose
- Three recommendation letters (online submissions)
- GRE General Test: TOEFL (preferred) or IELTS
- Application fee ($70)
The GRE General Test is required for all applicants.
All international applicants whose native language is not English must take the TOEFL exam. A minimum overall score of 84, with minimum sub-scores of IBT-R 22, IBT-L 22, IBT-S 18, and IBT-W 22 are required. The scores must be received by the application deadline for the semester in which students are applying. The TOEFL is not required if the applicant will have graduated from a U.S. university by the time of enrollment, or if the applicant is a CMU student or alum.
Financial aid is awarded upon admission in the form of research assistantships based on university resources and available openings. If available, financial aid is awarded for both the fall and spring semesters.
Virtually all graduate students in our research-intensive Ph.D. program receive financial aid in the form of fellowships that cover tuition, fees, and reasonable living expenses for the entire year. Thus, students can concentrate on coursework and research without financial concerns or interruptions. All applicants are considered for financial aid, no special form is required. All full-time students in the Ph.D. program engage in research under faculty guidance.
Students in our M.S. program are also eligible to receive scholarships that cover only tuition. Students in the M.S. program are primarily self-supported, but may be eligible to receive partial financial support in the form of hourly wages to support the teaching and research missions of the university. Only students in the Ph.D. program can be considered for financial support in the form of tuition and stipend.
Please note that a non-refundable application fee of $70 is required of all applicants. Applicatons will not be processed until payment is received and the application fee cannot be waived.
CMKL University has been established to offer collaborative research and education between Carnegie Mellon University and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. CMKL offers top Ph.D. and M.S. programs in cutting-edge area of computer engineering and digital technologies including Software Systems, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics. Upon the program completion, graduates receive the degree from Carnegie Mellon University. All courses are conducted in English, both in Thailand and in the United States. Students will start the coursework at Carnegie Mellon University in USA and return to continue research work in Thailand. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.
If you apply for our Doctoral or Master programs, you must be able to participate as a full-time student. Our degree programs require a significant amount of time and dedication from the students to complete the coursework and related research. Additional professional certificates and trainings will also be available for existing workforce looking to refresh their knowledge. More details regarding the continuing education will be coming soon.
You may apply for more than one program. On the online application, simply rank your programs of interest in order of preference and you will be considered for each program that you include.