Carnegie Mellon University

Acceptance Rate 11.00 %
SAT Average 1,540
2023 Tuition & Fees $61,344
Student Population 15,057
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $39,371

Academic Overview

Carnegie Mellon University Campus, Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $61,344 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $48,557.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 15,057 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 11.00% and the graduation rate is 93% last year.
The salary after graduation from Carnegie Mellon University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $103,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, CMU's tuition & fees is $61,344. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $48,557.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at CMU. The acceptance rate of CMU is 11.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 43.99%. The average graduation rate is 93% and the transfer-out rate is 3%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,371 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 15,057 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 11.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 93 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 97 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Carnegie Mellon University is 15,057
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Carnegie Mellon University is 5 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,371 at Carnegie Mellon University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Online Applicationadmission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/apply-now
Financial Aidadmission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatoradmission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/financial-aid-estimator
Veterans Tuitionwww.cmu.edu/hub/registrar/veterans-benefits/
Disability Servicewww.cmu.edu/hr/resources/hr-partners/disability.html

Offered Degrees

CMU offers 335 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)750
Post-Bachelor's Certificate70
Post-Master's Certificate10

Special Learning Opportunities

Carnegie Mellon University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,754)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,536)

Veterans Benefits

Carnegie Mellon University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges