Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Questions and Answers

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1 day ago
Does Carnegie Mellon University accept college credits taken in high school?
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Are students allowed to choose where they study want to abroad or is it depending on their major?
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24 days ago
What kind of grants can Carnegie Mellon University graduate students get?
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26 days ago
How can high schoolers get involved at CMU?
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2 months ago
Does Carnegie Mellon have Kosher options for students?
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2 months ago
Are Carnegie Mellon University applicants automatically considered for your scholarships?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Selective (17% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

23% White
18% Asian
6% Hispanic
3% Black
2% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer140k
Software Engineer117k
Data Scientist102k
Software Developer92k
User Experience Designer90k
UX Designer84k
Mechanical Engineer79k
Based on 17,409 student responses
78.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
136.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
45%in High-Meaning careers
66%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$57,119 / year
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