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Undergraduate Degree at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)

✅ Eligibility
- Citizens of any country
💰 Funding
Fully-funded, need-based grant
🗓 Deadlines
Regular Decision: February 1, 2023
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
📍 Doha,
🗣 English
💰 100% Financial Need Met
🤓 400 Students
🌏 80% International


Carnegie Mellon Qatar was established in 2004 at the invitation of Qatar Foundation. Students who attend CMU-Q have identical graduation requirements as those on the main campus. Graduates have CMU degrees, conferred from the Pittsburgh campus.


Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar offers cutting-edge programs:

  • Biological sciences

  • Business administration

  • Computer science

    Information systems

Financial aid

Need-based grant program for students of all nationalities

CMU-Q provides a world-class financial aid program to its admitted students. Beginning with students who entered in August 2019, the QF CMU-Q need-based grant program provides grant aid to students of all nationalities through the Qatar Foundation. Grants (aid with no repayment) of up to the full cost of attendance are made to families based on their unique financial circumstances.

The QF CMU-Q need-based grant program provides an outstanding opportunity for all students to receive funding for their studies at CMU-Q.

For Early Decision, the need-based grant application deadline is November 15. For Regular Decision, the priority deadline for the grant application is February 15.

Important information regarding the grant application and process can be found on this page:


The deadline for the Regular Decision round is February 1st.

  • Online application form

  • Writing Supplement Essay

  • Official and complete academic transcripts

  • Official TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo results

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Passport and biographical information

  • Official SAT or ACT results (optional)

  • Interview (optional)

  • Application fee*

*non-refundable $70 USD application fee must be paid online through credit card upon completion of the Common Application.  If needed, a fee waiver can be requested inside the Common App.

For details about application documents, visit this page.