Carnegie Mellon University

Mission Statement

To create a transformative educational experience for students focused on deep disciplinary knowledge; problem solving; leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and personal health and well-being. To cultivate a transformative university community committed to (a) attracting and retaining diverse, world-class talent; (b) creating a collaborative environment open to the free exchange of ideas, where research, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship can flourish; and (c) ensuring individuals can achieve their full potential. To impact society in a transformative way regionally, nationally, and globally by engaging with partners outside the traditional borders of the university campus.

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Type Price
Undergraduate Tuition(approx.) $57,560
Other Expenses Orientation Fee (fall semester only): $400 Activity Fee: $270 Transportation Fee: $244 Media Fee: $10 Technology Fee: $440 Rooms & Fees: $9,210 Dining: $6,340 Books/Supplies & Miscellaneous: $2,400
Total Cost(approx.) $76,874


Strong/Popular Majors Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Business, Management, Marketing, Mathematics and Statistics, Interdisciplinary Studies
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Student Population 14,625
Student to Faculty Ratio 13 to 1
Acceptance Rate 17%
Graduation Rate 88%
Average GPA Requirements(4.0 scale) 3.69
Average SAT Requirements(new 1600 sat) 1510
Need Blind vs. Need Aware Need-blind; does not offer financial aid to international students)
Ed vs. EA (Note: ED is binding and EA is non-binding) Early Decision (AR: 18%)


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Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Basketball Cross Country Golf Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Volleyball


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