Back to Results
University

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Interested?

Interested in Carnegie Mellon University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
Carnegie Mellon University

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

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences Checkmark
Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biometry/biometrics Checkmark
Neurobiology And Neurosciences Related Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Related Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Linguistics Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Related Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational Mathematics Checkmark
Financial Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematical Statistics And Probability Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Related Checkmark
Mathematics Related Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biopsychology Checkmark
Cognitive Science Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Applied And Professional Ethics Checkmark
Logic Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astrophysics Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Chemistry Related Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Theoretical And Mathematical Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Related Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24,351
Applied
4,170
Accepted
6,947
Enrolled
17%
Female icon

Female Admissions

9,430
Females Applied
2,232
Females Accepted
24%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

14,921
Males Applied
1,938
Males Accepted
13%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.84
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 700 750
SAT Math 750 800
ACT Composite 33 32 35

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

55,816
Fees icon

Fees

1,303
Full-time student fees
14,972
Room & board
8,822
Room only
Calculator icon

Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

46,595
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,590
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,890
Avg. Loan Aid
14,458
Avg. Grant Aid
41,432
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
97%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
69%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,947
Total Undergrad students
22%
International Students
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.67%
Black or African American 3.87%
White or Caucasian 26.04%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.03%
Asian 29.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.01%
Two or more races 3.81%
Other 5.87%

Gender

Male (50.31%)
Female (49.69%)

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 58%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Carnival, Homecoming and Drama Performances

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities
Local sororities
More

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 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 No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No 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
Female icon

Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 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 No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No 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

Faculty

1,098
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,049
Part-time - 49
Male - 767
Female - 331