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Application Deadlines (2019-2020 Academic Year)

The 2019-2020 application for all Cornell Tech Master's programs will be available on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

There are two application deadlines for the Master of Science in Information Systems application (Connective Media and Health Tech):

Round 1 - Friday, January 4, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST
Round 2 - Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST
After the final deadline, applications may be considered on a rolling case-by-case basis.

Submitted applications will be reviewed after each Round deadline. Applications that are submitted after a Round deadline will be moved to the following Round. Submitted applications that are incomplete will be moved to the following Round and will only be considered after they are complete.


Admitted candidates will be considered for a limited number of merit-based scholarships based on the strength of the admission application.

Cornell Tech is committed to gender diversity in our technical programs. All eligible admitted applicants to the technical masters programs are automatically considered for a WiTNY fellowship for women in technology.

Application Requirements

To be considered, all applicants must provide the following in their online application:


You must submit a current résumé along with your application. 

Personal Statement

Here at Cornell Tech, you will be part of an environment where creativity, technical depth and leadership share seats at the table. We value expressions of who you are and what you add to this formula. Please submit a one- to two-page statement that describes your interest in this program. Your submission should highlight personal experiences that demonstrate your creativity, leadership and technical abilities. 

In particular, feel free to elaborate on technical projects you have completed, their creative and technical aspects; any entrepreneurial or leadership experiences; your professional career goals; the benefit you envision being part of the tech ecosystem in New York City; and, why this program is the one for you.

Two Recommendations

Recommenders should be faculty members, supervisors or other individuals who know you professionally and have seen you play a major role in substantial projects. Recommendations must be submitted online.


The GRE is required for admission to the Master of Science in Information Systems programs and cannot be waived. All official test scores should be reported directly to Cornell University. For more information and details about reporting your score, read about Cornell’s Required Tests.


Transcripts from each previously-attended college or university are required and must be uploaded online with the application. Admitted students will be required to submit an official transcript directly to the Cornell Graduate School prior to matriculation.

Application Fee

A nonrefundable application fee of $95 must be submitted with the online application.

International Applicants


International applicants must provide a certified English translation of transcripts if the original language is not English. Successful international applicants will have received a baccalaureate degree from a college or university of recognized standing. For more information, read Cornell’s policy on International Degree Equivalencies and International Transcripts.

English Language Proficiency

With few exceptions, all international applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English language via a valid TOEFL or IELTS score. For more information and details about exemptions and reporting your English proficiency test score, read Cornell’s English Language Proficiency Requirement.