Carnegie Mellon University

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

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 13799

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $49,022.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $63,822.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $63,822.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 640 740
SAT Math 700 800
SAT Writing 660 760
ACT Composite 30 34
ACT English 30 35
ACT Math 31 35
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 70%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 13%
Average Federal Grant $7,219.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 4%
Average state aid $2,608.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 54%
Average institutional aid $22,517.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 36%
Average student loan $8,740.00
Actuarial Science
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Art/art Studies
Artificial Intelligence
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Behavioral Sciences
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Biological and Biomedical Sciences
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Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
Business Administration and Management
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Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chinese Language and Literature
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Computational Mathematics
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
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Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Graphics
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Construction Engineering
Costume Design
Creative Writing
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Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
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Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
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English Language and Literature
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Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
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Environmental Design/Architecture
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Financial Mathematics
Fine Arts and art Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health and Medical Administrative Services
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Industrial and Product Design
Information Resources Management
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Information Technology Project Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Investments and Securities
Japanese Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Learning Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems
Management Information Systems and Services
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
Marketing/Marketing Management
Materials Science
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multicultural Education
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neurobiology and Neurosciences
Operations Management and Supervision
Operations Research
Organizational Behavior Studies
Physical Sciences
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Polymer Chemistry
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Rhetoric and Composition
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Russian Language and Literature
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Science, Technology and Society
Social Sciences
Spanish Language and Literature
Stringed Instruments
Systems Science and Theory
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Visual and Performing Arts
Voice and Opera

Carnegie Mellon University Scholarships

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art Scholarships
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University-School of Art. Students must have financial need and be Scholastic Portfolio award winners. Due date and number of awards may vary. A FAFSA and a statement of purpose must be included with application packet. Renewable. Contact the university or Scholastic for more information and/or application. more...

Pennsylvania Scholarships

Michaela M. Cohan '65 Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Marywood University in Pennsylvania, majoring in Theatre Arts. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Osawa Family Scholarship for Study at Temple University Japan (TUJ)
Annual award for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Temple University Japan. Students must have academic achievement and financial need. more...
Connors Family Scholarship Endowment
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William Patrick McShea Endowed Scholarship
Annual award for undergraduate student attending Carlow College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania full-time, enrolled in the Honors program and majoring in Humanities. Selection will be made by the Director of the Honors Program from list of applicants provided by the Financial Aid Office. Applicant must have demonstrated financial need. Award amount varies. Not automatically renewable. more...
John & Mary McShain Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Rosemont College. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
John J. & Joanne M. Durkin Dunn '54, Sr. Scholarship
Annual award for undergraduate student attending Marywood University in Pennsylvania. Preference is given to students in the Department of Music. Due date and award amount varies. more...
Dr. John Knox Hall, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for college juniors and seniors attending the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Psychology. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay must be included with application packet. more...
Floyd C. & Estelle C. Mourning Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Students must demonstrate academic achievement. Due date and award amount may vary. more...
Alvin W. Wene Engineering Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Drexel University who are enrolled in the College of Engineering. Selection criteria is based on academic merit and financial need. Due date, award amount, and number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Ivin S. & Virginia D. Bear Fund Scholarship (B)
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Shippensburg State University or Franklin and Marshall College. Students must have financial need. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Contact the college's financial aid office or the Foundation for more information and/or application. more...

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