Carnegie Mellon University

Acceptance Ratio 21.71%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 33.73%
Applicants 21,189
Admitted 4,601
Enrolled 1,552

Applying To Carnegie Mellon University

The acceptance ratio is 21.71% last year at Carnegie Mellon University where total 21,189 students applied and 4,601 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to Carnegie Mellon University.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

Carnegie Mellon University accepts . Next table describes credits that Carnegie Mellon University accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

1,204 applicants (78% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 641 applicants (41%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,380. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score 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
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math3135
ACT English3135
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at Carnegie Mellon University
[chart]ACT Scores at Carnegie Mellon University

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 21,189 students (12,999 men and 8,190 women) applied to Carnegie Mellon University and 4,601 (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 enrolment rates. The admit rate is 21.71% and enrollment rate is 33.73%.

Acceptance Ratio 21.71% 16.59% 29.85%
Enrollment Ratio 33.73% 36.09% 31.66%
[chart]Carnegie Mellon University Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

Carnegie Mellon University requires 8 articles and recommends 1 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Carnegie Mellon University

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.