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Address5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Phone412-268-2000
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Carnegie Mellon University Campus, Pittsburgh, PA
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2020 tuition and fees of Carnegie Mellon University are $57,119. For graduate programs, its 2020 graduate school tuition and fees are $45,909.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $58,822 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $47,186.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $103,000. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Science program shows the highest salary with $138,900 after graduating.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
Undergraduate$57,119
Graduate$45,909
CMU 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Undergraduate$58,822
Graduate$47,186
Carnegie Mellon University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Carnegie Mellon University is 15% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 37%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,510.
The average graduation rate is 90%. Total 14,029 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at CMU
Admission Stats »15% Acceptance Rate / 37% Yield
Test Scores »1,510 SAT / 34 ACT
Graduation Rate »90%
Transfer-out Rate6%
Retention Rate97%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio10.00% (10 to 1)
Student Population »14,029 (6,589 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$33,999
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$103,000
Average Salary by Field of Study$24,400 - $138,900

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Carnegie Mellon University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at CMU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
CMU provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at CMU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Carnegie Mellon University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 4,078. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $5,968.
CMU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity4,078



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