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Undergraduate$58,924
Graduate$47,347
Books & Supplies$1,000
On-Campus Living Costs $17,550
Off-Campus Living Costs $15,740

CMU 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University is $58,924. The graduate school tuition & fees is $47,347. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $17,550 when a student lives on campus and $15,740 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $77,474 when a student lives on campus and $75,664 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$77,474$75,664
Tuition & Fees$58,924
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$16,150$14,340
Other Expenses$1,400$1,400
Average Financial Aid$36,928
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$40,546$38,736
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $58,924. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.75% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$55,465 $57,119 $58,485 $58,924
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $47,347. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 0.04% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$44,667 $45,909 $47,326 $47,347
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $819 for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $633. The tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.38% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
Undergraduate$754 $776$800$819
Graduate$608 $629$633$633
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,000. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Carnegie Mellon University.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at Carnegie Mellon University is $17,550 when living on campus and $15,740 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.54% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are decreased by -2.48% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $14,418$14,972$14,418$16,150
Other Expenses $1,400$1,400$1,400$1,400
Off-CampusRoom & Board $13,608$14,162$13,608$14,340
Other Expenses $1,400$1,400$1,400$1,400
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs