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Admissions

How to Apply

Domestic Students for Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Application Deadline January 15, 2017

Complete online application.  To get started on your electronic application, you must create an account. You will receive a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and will be requested to create a password. It is not necessary to complete the application in one session. Save your work before exiting. When you return, you will need to enter your PIN and password. You will not be permitted to submit a partially completed application. When you are ready to submit you will have an opportunity to print a copy of your completed application for your records. Your application will be transmitted through a secure server and is kept confidential.

You also need to provide:

  • A statement of purpose that addresses your specific interests and/or expertise in the field you wish to study, and describes as specifically as possible the area of research you wish to pursue.
  • Transcripts for all college-level institutions attended.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores including the any subject examinations.

Domestic Students for the Swanson School of Engineering

Application Deadline January 15, 2017

Complete online application. To get started on your electronic application, you must create an account. You will receive a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and will be requested to create a password. It is not necessary to complete the application in one session. Save your work before exiting. When you return, you will need to enter your PIN and password. You will not be permitted to submit a partially completed application. When you are ready to submit you will have an opportunity to print a copy of your completed application for your records. Your application will be transmitted through a secure server and is kept confidential.

You also need to provide:

  • A statement of purpose that addresses your specific interests and/or expertise in the field you wish to study, and describes as specifically as possible the area of research you wish to pursue.
  • Transcripts for all college-level institutions attended.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores including the any subject examinations.

International Applicants

Application Deadline January 15, 2017

Please provide all of the above plus:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores
Application fee - $50
All application materials should be received by January 15, 2017  to guarantee full consideration for admission to the fall term of 2017. Late applications will be considered as space permits.

The required minimum TOEFL score of 90 (with at least a score of 22 in all of the four sections of speaking, listening, reading and writing) will be required for 2017-2018 applicants.  The required minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 6.5 in each of its four sections) will be required for 2017-2018 applicants.

For more information or to submit application materials please contact:

Wendy Janocha, Graduate Administrator
Computational Modeling and Simulation Program
326 Eberly Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 648-7251
FAX: (412) 648-1939
E-mail: wgj1@pitt.edu

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Online applications may be started for the Fall 2017 graduate class beginning October 1, 2016.