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Carnegie Mellon University

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Rating

Private

Type

15,143

Students

$55,816

Tuition

15%

Acceptance

#21

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Pittsburgh, PA

5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Carnegie Mellon University is a large private university located in Pittsburgh, PA ranked 21st in the nation. It has a total of 7,068 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting hardly above 1/7 of applicants. Carnegie Mellon University offers 321 different majors and is best known for its Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Statistics, and Information Technology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $55,816 per year, Carnegie Mellon University is extremely high-priced. 78.26% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn around $83,600 per year, which is 101% over the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$57,119
Above Average

Carnegie Mellon University

$57,119

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$74,491

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$37,572

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

Getting In

15%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Carnegie Mellon University

15%

National

69%
Sat

1460 - 1560

77% of students submit

Admissions Yield

37%

ACT

32 - 36

36% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

7,068Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

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

Computer Software Engineering

3%

135 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors5:15:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

5

Number of Library Books

660,253

Academic Spend per Student

$28,167

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

Full-time Retention Rate

96%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$69,800/Year

Carnegie Mellon University

$69,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$69,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$83,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

78%