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Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

Carnegie Mellon University is a University institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15213
United States
Contact Mr. Greg Edleman
Director of Admission
Email: admission@andrew.cmu.edu
Phone: 412-268-2082
Fax: 412-268-7838

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,634
Applied
4,267
Accepted
7,022
Enrolled
15%
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Female Admissions

10,878
Females Applied
2,331
Females Accepted
21%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

16,756
Males Applied
1,936
Males Accepted
12%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.85
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition/portfolio for fine arts

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 700 760
SAT Math 760 800
ACT Composite 33 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

57,560
Private
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Fees

1,364
Full-time student fees
15,550
Room & board
9,210
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

48,843
Avg. Financial Aid Package
47,549
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,517
Avg. Loan Aid
30,380
Avg. Grant Aid
43,475
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
97%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
77%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,022
Total Undergrad students
22%
International Students
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.52%
Black or African American 3.5%
White or Caucasian 24.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.01%
Asian 30.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.9%
Other 6.27%

Gender

Male (49.8%)
Female (50.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Carnival, Homecoming and Tartan Community Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
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Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,183
Total Faculty
7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,080
Part-time - 103
Male - 798
Female - 385
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