Before applying, please carefully review the following requirements:
If you choose to download the application for admission, you will need Adobe Reader to view and print it.
Send your materials to:
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended are required. Your official transcript should show all courses taken, grades or marks received, and the date and title of any degree(s) conferred. Applicants must provide evidence (final transcript) of completion of a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution prior to enrollment. Transcripts must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and mailed to: Director of Admission
Applicants must submit a GRE Test score OR a Portfolio, OR Both
If submitting the GRE, all test scores must be reported to the ETC-Global directly, by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Please use the following codes when having your scores sent to the ETC-Global.
GRE: 2074 (institution code) and 0402 (department code)
Applicants must submit a GRE Test score, OR a Portfolio, OR Both
Portfolios can be made up of examples of graphic arts, traditional artwork, music, writing, coding, or any other creative medium that highlights your skill set(s). It should include documentation that best represents your talent, abilities and potential. The portfolio can be submitted in a variety of formats such as DVD's, CD's, website, slides, etc., but please DO NOT send any original work. We will not return portfolios that have been submitted for admission. Please send portfolios to: Director of Admission
All applicants whose native language is NOT English must submit a test score from the TOEFL or IELTS.
TOEFL scores must be submitted directly by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The minimum TOEFL scores are:
Please use the following codes when registering for the TOEFL:
TOEFL: 2074 (institution code) and 78 (department code)
You may submit International English Language Testing System (IELTS) results in place of the TOEFL. Test scores must be submitted directly by IELTS. The minimum IELTS score is 7.
The Statement of Purpose is a concise statement (no more than 3 single spaced pages) in the following format:
Part 1: Your objective in pursuing a Master of Entertainment Technology degree, including your career goals and your reasons for choosing to apply to Carnegie Mellon.
Part 2: Your background in entertainment and/or technology and other fields relevant to your objective. Describe how your academic, industrial or commercial experience prepares you for admission to the ETC-Global.
Part 3: Any additional details you wish to give the Admission Committee, including projects on which you have worked.
If applying on-line you can upload a pdf of your Statement of Purpose or you may submit a hard copy to: Director of Admission
Please include a current resume. If applying on-line, you can upload a pdf of your resume or you may submit a hard copy to: Director of Admission
Students must schedule an interview with the ETC-Global Admission Office. On-site interviews are available throughout the year. To schedule an interview on-site, please email the Director of Admission.
An application fee of $75 USD is required to process your application. If applying on-line, you can submit the fee via credit card. If applying on paper, you must include a check, money order, or bank draft, made payable to Carnegie Mellon University.