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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
Religious Affiliation 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 20,497 prospective students applied, and 4,550 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,676 enrolled in the school.  12,972 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 897 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $54,244 plus fees of $1,221. Carnegie Mellon is ranked 32 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Carnegie Mellon University overview
SAT 1480/1570
ACT 32/35
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very High

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


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%

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