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Carnegie Mellon
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Setting Large City
Enrollment 16,002
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #41
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Carnegie Mellon
Tuition (In State) $59,864
Tuition (Out of State) $59,864
Room & Board $16,486
Avg Net Price $33,499
Avg Grant Aid $43,966
% Receiving Grant Aid 47%


Carnegie Mellon
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 34,261
Admitted 3,873
Acceptance Rate 11.3%
Enrolled % 44.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.89
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Very High
ACT Range 34/35
SAT Range 1490/1570
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2024


Carnegie Mellon
Student to Faculty Ratio 5:1
Popular Majors
  • Engineering (26%)
  • Computer and Information Sciences (14%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (10%)
  • Business (9%)
  • General Studies (8%)


Carnegie Mellon
Graduation Rate 87%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $102,700
Making Student Loan Payments 91%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,250
Median Loan Payment $271


Carnegie Mellon
% Men 56%
% Women 44%
Racial Diversity Very High
% White 32%
% Black 5%
% Hispanic 8%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 4%
% International 18%
% Unknown Race 5%


Carnegie Mellon
% In-State 11%
% Out-of-State 69%


Carnegie Mellon
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required Yes
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard