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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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Architecture And Related Services, Other Checkmark
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biometry/biometrics Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
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Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Computational Biology Checkmark
Neurobiology And Neurosciences, Other Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurial And Small Business Operations, Other Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance And Financial Management Services, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems And Services, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Programming, Other Checkmark
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Computer Software And Media Applications, Other Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering Design Checkmark
Nanotechnology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
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Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
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Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Statistics, General Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
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Cognitive Science, General Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Applied And Professional Ethics Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Chemical Physics Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
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Materials Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
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Physics, General Checkmark
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Polymer Chemistry Checkmark
Theoretical And Mathematical Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Applied Economics Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts, Other Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
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Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26,189
Applied
4,524
Accepted
7,073
Enrolled
17%
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Female Admissions

10,302
Females Applied
2,407
Females Accepted
23%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,887
Males Applied
2,117
Males Accepted
13%
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
16,160
Room & board
9,614
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

49,988
Avg. Financial Aid Package
48,674
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,513
Avg. Loan Aid
37,835
Avg. Grant Aid
44,565
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
98.1%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
81%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,073
Total Undergrad students
21%
International Students
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.71%
Black or African American 3.67%
White or Caucasian 23.36%
Asian 32.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.97%
Other 6.49%

Gender

Male (49.81%)
Female (50.19%)

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 Not Reported

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
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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

1,189
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,097
Part-time - 92
Male - 795
Female - 394
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