The fall 2023 admission cycle has ended. We will begin accepting applications for spring 2024 in August 2023 once the updated application is available. 

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

Spring 2024 application dates:

  • The application form, all undergraduate transcripts, and statements of purpose must be received by October 1, 2023

  • Test scores and LORs should be received by October 1, 2023, however, we will accept these up to two weeks past the deadline. Please be sure to include your "self-reported" scores on your application. 
Financial Aid:
The Department of Computer Science does not offer financial aid for the M.Eng Program. Students are expected to secure their own funding.
  • Students in the CS M.Eng Program are not eligible for College of Engineering financial awards.
  • Cornell Bowers College of Computing and Information Science offers a limited number of diversity scholarships. 
All application material must be submitted through Cornell's 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 deadline 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 rarely 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 you have completed one full semester of your admitting program before requesting approval for a Change of Program. Should your change of program request be approved, 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: