CMU Exchange Program

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to join all undergraduate courses. Highly-flexible degree programs are structured to provide students with minimal constraints, consistent with a comprehensive introduction to the profession.

“We can offer a world-class education for our students. They will have the possibility to explore an intercultural experience across all nations and cultures by both studying in the United States and here, in Thailand.”

What You Get

  • A chance to study in prestigious undergraduate classes for 1-2 semesters.
  • Study with world class experts with more than 200 courses to choose from ECE Academic Guide. Students can take any ECE 200 level courses (182xx), subject to availability, at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
  • Access to the best in-class facilities and laboratories.
  • Participate in exciting activities on campus such as student clubs, talks by renowned speakers, and entrepreneurship events.


  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have completed at least two academic years of undergraduate studies at CMKL or KMITL in electrical or computer engineering or computer innovation engineering. (Note: applicants are eligible to apply as early as during the second half of their second academic undergraduate year or thereafter.)
  • Must maintain full-time student status during the exchange program at Carnegie Mellon University. (min. 36 units/semester)
  • Must secure necessary health insurance that meets Carnegie Mellon’s standard.
  • Must follow the CMU standard rules and policies while attending CMU.
  • Must acquire a J-1 exchange student visa by completing the application requirements in a timely manner.


  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Statement of Purpose (1,000 word limit; include your areas of interest)
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
    * Carnegie Mellon requires TOEFL scores of 102 or better on the internet-based TOEFL or an IELTS score of 7.5 and above. Carnegie Mellon carefully reviews the sub-scores of each of these exams and considers those candidates with reading, listening, speaking and writing sub-scores of 25 or more on TOEFL and 7.5 or more on the IELTS to be candidates with high levels of English proficiency. Please arrange to have these scores by the application deadline. Carnegie Mellon's TOEFL code is 2074.

Program Period

  • Fall Semester: August 26 - December 18
  • Spring Semester: January 13 - May 19

Cost of Attendance

  • Students are responsible for tuition, mandatory fees, health insurance fee, living expenses and immigration and travel.


  • Application: Please email required documents to
  • Acceptance Decision: Decision will be sent via email.