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Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA
University Website: www.cmu.edu/
Apply Online: my.cmu.edu/portal/site/admission/apply_now
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Coordinates: 40°26′36″N 79°56′37″W / 40.443322°N 79.943583°W / 40.443322; -79.943583 Carnegie Mellon University (Carnegie Mellon or CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

The university began as the Carnegie Technical Schools, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1900. In 1912, the school became Carnegie Institute of Technology and began granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form Carnegie Mellon University. The university's 140-acre (0.57 km2) main campus is 3 miles (4.8 km) from Downtown Pittsburgh and abuts the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Schenley Park, and the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in the city's Oakland and Squirrel Hill neighborhoods, partially extending into Shadyside.

Carnegie Mellon has seven colleges and independent schools: the Carnegie Institute of Technology (engineering), College of Fine Arts, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mellon College of Science, Tepper School of Business, H. John Heinz III College and the School of Computer Science.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $43,160.00 avg tuition

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2000

Apply online Admissions:
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Financial Aid:
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Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Carnegie Mellon University

Statistics:
Applied 16,527
Admitted 5,030 30%
Enrolled total 1,436
Full Time: 1,436
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 630 730
SAT Math 680 780
SAT Writing 640 740
ACT Composite 29 33
ACT English 29 34
ACT Math 29 34
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 96%
4-year graduation rate 67%
6-year graduation rate 84%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Carnegie Mellon University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $43,160.00 $43,160.00 $43,160.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $850.00 $850.00 $850.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $599.00 $599.00 $599.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $36,900.00 $36,900.00 $36,900.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $642.00 $642.00 $642.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $513.00 $513.00 $513.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,400.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $70.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 72%
Percent receiving grant aid 58%
Avg amount of grant aid $23,232.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 46%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,110.00

Carnegie Mellon University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
Architecture and Related Services, Other X X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Environmental Design/Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
European Studies/Civilization X
Russian Studies X
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biometry/Biometrics X X
Biophysics X
Biotechnology X
Neurobiology and Anatomy X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Actuarial Science X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X X
Information Resources Management X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems and Services, Other X
Management Information Systems, General X
Management Science X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
Operations Management and Supervision X X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Artificial Intelligence X
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other X X
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X
Computer Graphics X X
Computer Science X X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X X
Information Technology Project Management X
Network and System Administration/Administrator X
EDUCATION
Multicultural Education X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Civil Engineering, Other X
Computer Engineering, Other X X
Computer Software Engineering X
Construction Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Mechanics X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering Science X
Engineering, General X X
Engineering, Other X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering X
Operations Research X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering Technology, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other X
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
HISTORY
History, General X X
History, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Applied Mathematics, Other X
Computational Mathematics X X
Financial Mathematics X X
Mathematical Statistics and Probability X
Mathematics and Statistics, Other X
Mathematics, General X X
Mathematics, Other X
Statistics, General X X
Statistics, Other X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Behavioral Sciences X X
Biopsychology X
Cognitive Science X
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis X
International/Global Studies X
Science, Technology and Society X X
Systems Science and Theory X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Applied and Professional Ethics X
Ethics X
Logic X X
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astrophysics X
Chemical Physics X
Chemistry, General X X
Chemistry, Other X
Materials Science X X
Physical Sciences X
Physical Sciences, Other X
Physics, General X X
Physics, Other X
Polymer Chemistry X X
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics X
PSYCHOLOGY
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology X
Psychology, General X X
Psychology, Other X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Public Policy Analysis, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics X
Economics, General X X
Economics, Other X
International Economics X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General X
Conducting X
Costume Design X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X
Design and Visual Communications, General X X
Digital Arts X
Directing and Theatrical Production X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Game and Interactive Media Design X
Graphic Design X
Industrial and Product Design X
Intermedia/Multimedia X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music Pedagogy X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X X
Music, General X
Music, Other X
Musicology and Ethnomusicology X
Playwriting and Screenwriting X
Stringed Instruments X X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X
Voice and Opera X X

Carnegie Mellon University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
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