Carnegie Mellon University

Program Eligibility

Eligible applicants to the MSE – Scalable Systems and MSE – Embedded Systems have: 

  • An undergraduate degree in computer science or an engineering-related discipline that includes coursework in discrete mathematics or statistics, data structures and algorithms.
  • Less than 2 years of software development experience.

For international students, TOEFL scores must total at least 100, and be no less than 25 for each of reading, speaking, writing and listening. 

In 2019, admitted students had an average 155 GRE verbal score, and 168 GRE quantitative score. Admitted international students typically average a 105 total TOEFL score. That year, the program admitted 20% women and 80% men to the program.