Carnegie Mellon University

Acceptance Rate 17 %
SAT Average 1,510
Tuition & Fees $58,924
Student Population 13,519
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $36,928

Academic Overview

Carnegie Mellon University Campus, Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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 2022 tuition & fees are $58,924 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 13,519 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 17% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Carnegie Mellon University are $58,924. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $47,347 on average.
Carnegie Mellon University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at CMU. The acceptance rate of CMU is 17% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 37%. The average graduation rate is 93% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $36,928 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 13,519 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 17 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 93 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Carnegie Mellon University is 97 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Carnegie Mellon University is 13,519
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Carnegie Mellon University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $36,928 at Carnegie Mellon University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

CMU offers 321 major programs through online and on-site education where 9 programs are available through distance learning. 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
Bachelor's Degree1330
Post Bachelor's Degree71
Master's Degree1087
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship721

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:4,078)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,968)

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