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Carnegie Mellon University


Overview

Student Population
13,258
Best Colleges National Rank
#36
 Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 Online cmu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 21,189 prospective students applied, and 4,601 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,552 enrolled in the school.  12,254 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,004 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,732 plus fees of $1,178. Carnegie Mellon University is ranked 36 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1430/1560
ACT31/34
GPA3.69
Applications Accepted
21.7%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionVery High

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$52,732
Costs for Carnegie Mellon University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,178
Room and Board $13,784
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$70,094

Outcomes

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

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%