Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Student Population
National Rank
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
Carnegie Mellon University overview
SAT 1450/1550
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

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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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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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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