Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

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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
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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