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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 3,391
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 51%
Average Aid Amount $36,928
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 952
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 60%

Financial Aid Information at CMU

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 3,391 students (51% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $36,928. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 952 students (60% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University is $58,924, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 3,391 students (51% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $36,928. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Carnegie Mellon University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Carnegie Mellon University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid3,39151%$36,928
Pell Grants96315%$5,012
Federal Student Loans2,58539%$5,915

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 952 beginning students (60% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 864 students (55% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Carnegie Mellon University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Carnegie Mellon University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid95260%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources79050%$37,506
Federal Grants22314%$7,279
Pell Grants22314%$5,099
Other Federal Grants16310%$2,982
State/Local Grants282%$2,755
Institutional Grants78850%$35,443
Student Loans64941%$6,601
Federal Student Loans63740%$4,654
Other Student Loans533%$24,895