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.


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.