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Transfer Admission

The Transfer Admission Process

Each year, Carnegie Mellon admits a small number of transfer students, where space permits. The policy for transferring does vary from college to college within Carnegie Mellon; please review this page carefully. Transfer students will only be considered for one college or program within Carnegie Mellon.


Transfer Deadlines

Application Plan

Application 
Deadline

Supporting 
Document 
Deadline

Admission Notification Date

Fall Transfer

March 1
(December 1 for Drama & Music, 
January 1 for Architecture, 
Art & Design)

April 1
(December 1 for Drama & Music, 
January 1 for Architecture, 
Art & Design)


June 15
(April 15 for CFA)

Spring Transfer

October 15

November 1

December 15 or soon after


Transferring By College

Engineering, DC, IS, MCS, TPR, SCS:

Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, Music:


Transfer Applicant Instructions

In addition to our admission requirements, please keep in mind the following:

Click here to check on your Carnegie Mellon application status.