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Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Overview

Student Population
14,029
National Rank
#35
Carnegie Mellon University overview
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Online cmu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Carnegie Mellon University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 24,351 prospective students applied, and 4,170 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,572 enrolled in the school.  13,160 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 869 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $54,244 plus fees of $1,221. Carnegie Mellon is ranked 35 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Exceptional
Carnegie Mellon University overview
SAT 1450/1550
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
17.1% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$54,244
Costs for Carnegie Mellon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,221
Room and Board $14,418
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$72,283

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$102,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Carnegie Mellon University students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 26%
Computer and Information Sciences 14%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Business 9%
General Studies 8%

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Other Colleges to Consider

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Subject Percent of Class
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Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

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Georgetown University

Washington, District Of Columbia

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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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Haverford College

Haverford, Pennsylvania

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University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211440 IPEDS survey data for Carnegie Mellon University.


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