Admissions

How to Apply

Application Deadline January 15, 2018

To get started on your electronic application, you must create an account (links given below). 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.

All applicants (domestic and international) must 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 any subject examinations.
  • If applying through the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, please click here
  • If applying through the Swanson School of Engineering, please click here
  • If applying through the School of Computing and Information, please click here

All application materials should be received by January 15, 2018  to guarantee full consideration for admission to the fall term of 2018. Late applications will be considered as space permits.

All application materials must be uploaded to your application before submission.  Please contact the administrator for the school to which you are applying if you have any difficulties.

Additional Requirements For International Applicants

 

Please provide all of the above plus:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores
Application fee – $50

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 applicants.  The required minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 6.5 in each of its four sections) will be required for applicants.

Contact Information:

  • If applying through the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences:
Christie Hay
Computational Modeling and Simulation Program
234 Chevron Science Center
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 624-8501
FAX: (412) 624-8611
E-mail: cmspadm@pitt.edu 

  • If applying through the Swanson School of Engineering:
Jamie Radocay
151 Benedum Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Phone: (412) 624-9803
FAX: (412) 624-9808
E-mail: jradocay@pitt.edu

  • If applying through the School of Computing and Information:
Keena Walker
6117 Sennott Square
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: (412) 624-8495
FAX: (412) 624-8845
E-mail: keena@cs.pitt.edu

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