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We want to learn more about what makes you unique.



Here’s what you need to know to apply






Early Decision



Deadline to upload materials:
November 1

1 — Common Application directed at CMU. Be sure to select design as your program of interest. If you are choosing BXA, follow up on their website for more info.

2 — Upload video, essay and portfolio by 11:59EST on November 1 to CMU Slideroom. SlideRoom will be accessible October 1.





Regular Decision



Deadline to upload materials:
January 4

1 — Common Application directed at CMU. Be sure to select design as your program of interest. If you are choosing BXA, follow up on their website for more info.

2 — Upload video, essay and portfolio by 11:59EST on January 15 to CMU Slideroom. SlideRoom will be accessible starting October 1.



Looking to Transfer make your way over here








what you need to make

Design has a digital application process only. All applicants applying to our undergraduate program must provide digital materials that can be uploaded to the University’s secure SlideRoom portal.

Physical portfolios (creative work) and in-person interviews are not an option.










uninspired?


Here are some portfolio tips and a years worth of creative prompts, one for each week, that might help













more questions?







Send us a message —

info@design.cmu.edu
(412) 268-2828
design.cmu.edu



Or stop by!

Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall
Room 110
Monday – Friday
8am — 12:30pm / 1 — 4pm