General Admission Information

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school at Carnegie Mellon University. Next table presents general admission information at Carnegie Mellon University.
General Admission Information of Carnegie Mellon University
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationadmission.enrollment.cmu.edu/
Online Applicationadmission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/apply-now
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

2017 Admission Statistics

12,999 men and 8,190 women applied to Carnegie Mellon University and 2,156 men and 2,445 women students were accepted. Among them, 778 men and 774 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Carnegie Mellon University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrollment rates. Acceptance ratio is 21.71% and enrollment ratio is 33.73%.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants21,18912,9998,190
Admitted4,6012,1562,445
Enrolled1,552778774
Acceptance Ratio 21.71%16.59%29.85%
Enrollment Ratio 33.73%36.09%31.66%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

1,204 students (78% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 641 students (41%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Critical Reading and Math is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,380. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 104 and 25th percentile score is 93. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Carnegie Mellon University.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading660750
SAT Math720800
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math3135
ACT English3135

Application Requirements

There are 8 requirements and 1 recommendations to submit when you apply to Carnegie Mellon University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Formal Demonstration of Competencies, Admission Test Scores and TOEFL for its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Carnegie Mellon University application requirements.
Admission Requirements at Carnegie Mellon University
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Required


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