The deadline for fall 2023 applications was February 1, 2023. We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2023 admission. 

The application for spring 2024 will open in mid-August, 2023.

Fall 2023 application dates:

  • The application form, all undergraduate transcripts, and statements of purpose must be received by February 1, 2023
  • Test scores and LORs should be received by February 1, 2023, however, we will accept these up to three weeks past the deadline. Please be sure to include your "self-reported" scores on your application. 
Click here for information on the newly established CS M.Eng Diversity Scholarship. The application for the scholarship is part of the application for admission. 

All application material must be submitted through Cornell Graduate Admissions online application system. 

Required application material:
  • Application
  • Two letters of recommendation (one for current Cornell students)
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate institutions
  • Statement of purpose
Not required:
  • GRE test scores
  • Writing sample

Click HERE to establish an account

NOTES on Applying:

  • The deadline for Applications for spring 2024 is October 1, 2023.
  • Applications received after the deadlines will not be considered without pre-approval by the CS MEng Admissions Team
  • We do NOT do rolling admissions.
  • We do not begin reviewing applications until our published deadline has passed.
  • We will not review an application until all required materials are received.
  • We do not consider any internal transfers from students admitted to other MEng Programs. If you have applied for and been offered admission to another MEng program, you will need to wait until our next admission cycle and submit a full and complete application for admission. Should you be offered admission to the CS MEng, whether we count any of the credits earned towards your first-degree program will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • If you are interested in applying to the CS MEng Program at Cornell Tech in New York City, please use their application found here They offer a separate program with a different admissions process.

If you cannot find the answer to your questions about the CS MEng Program at Cornell University on our web pages, please get in touch with the Computer Science Master of Engineering Program Office via e-mail.

General program questions: CS M.Eng Office

Questions about applying and the admission process: CS M.Eng Admissions

If you want to discuss the admissions process via Zoom: