Our Location

9.2

Rating

Private

Type

6425

Students

$55,816

Tuition

15%

Acceptance

86%

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Pittsburgh, PA

admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/

5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Carnegie Mellon University is a large private university located in Pittsburgh, PA ranked 21stin the nation. It has a total of 7,068 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 15.44% acceptance rate. Carnegie Mellon University offers 321 different majors and is best known for its electrical and electronics engineering, information technology, and statistics programs, which are all ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $55,816 per year, Carnegie Mellon University is extremely costly. 78.26% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni earn about $83,600 per year, which is 101% above the national median.

Campus Snapshot
#302/676

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#302/676

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Cost

55816/Year
Below Average

UM-M

$55,816

National

$15,271
Pay with Cash

$74,491/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,231/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

15%Acceptance
Very Difficult

UM-M

15%

National

69.05%
Sat

1460 - 1560

77% of students submit

Application Deadline

MISSING

ACT

32 - 36

36% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

6618Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

6425

Part-Time

193
Male

74%

In-state

9%

Female

26%

Out of state

9%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

20%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Information Technology9% Electrical and Electronics Engineering8% Business Administration and Management, General71% Others

11% Information Technology

9% Electrical and Electronics Engineering

8% Business Administration and Management, General

71% Others

Information Technology

11%

606 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

9%

496 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

8%

438 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

6%

322 Graduates

Computer Science

5%

286 Graduates

Statistics, General

3%

174 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis, General

3%

146 Graduates

Artificial Intelligence

3%

139 Graduates

Academics

B Score
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

5

Number of Library Books

660253

Academic Spend per Student

53%

Fill-time Retention Rate

97%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$69,800/Year

Full-Time

1,177

Part-Time

331
Median Earnings

$69,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

9%

Median Earnings

$83,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%