Important dates

Mark your calendar!

  • September 1: CMU-Africa begins accepting MSIT applications.
  • October 15: CMU-Africa begins accepting MSECE applications.
  • December 15: Early admission deadline. You must submit your application by this date if you would like CMU-Africa to pay for your GRE and TOEFL/IELTS. Students who apply by December 15 have a better chance of being accepted than they would through the regular admissions process.
  • May 1: Application deadline. This is the last date for submitting your application and test scores. Applications without test scores will not be reviewed.
MSIT application guidelines

Source: Carnegie Mellon University Africa

Below is a playlist of videos on how to make a successful application to CMU-Africa. For more information on the steps illustrated above, continue down below.


Apply to the MSIT program.

Apply to the MSECE program.

If you have any questions about the MSIT application process, contact the CMU-Africa admissions office.

If you have any questions about the MSECE application process, contact the ECE admissions office.