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Carnegie Mellon University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

CM Address

PITTSBURGH, PA 15213--3890
General info:(412) 268-2000
Financial aid office:(412) 268-8186
Admissions office:(412) 268-2082University Homepage

Tuition + CM Housing (2011-2012)

Undergrad Application Fee: $70
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:4,009
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup (2011-2012)

# of Undergrads: 6,174
# of Grad students: 6,001
Total Students: 12,175




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

75% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $4,228

10% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,200

68% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $10,131

59% receive student loans and the average amount is $3,946Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

28% men vs 34% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2011-2012)

Men Applicants:10,235
Women Applicants:6,292
Men Admitted:2,883
Women Admitted:2,147

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services


• Accounting
• Accounting Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Actuarial Science
• Applied Mathematics General
• Applied Mathematics Other
• Applied and Professional Ethics
• Architecture
• Architecture Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Architecture and Related Services Other
• Architecture and Related Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Art/Art Studies General
• Artificial Intelligence
• Artificial Intelligence Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Arts Entertainment and Media Management General
• Astrophysics
• Behavioral Sciences
• Behavioral Sciences Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biological and Biomedical Sciences Other
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biology/Biological Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biometry/Biometrics
• Biometry/Biometrics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biophysics
• Biophysics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biopsychology
• Biotechnology
• Business Administration Management and Operations Other
• Business Administration Management and Operations Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Administration and Management General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Business/Managerial Economics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemical Physics
• Chemistry General
• Chemistry General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemistry Other
• Chinese Language and Literature
• City/Urban Community and Regional Planning
• Civil Engineering General
• Civil Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Civil Engineering Other
• Civil Engineering Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Cognitive Science
• Computational Mathematics
• Computational Mathematics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Engineering Other
• Computer Engineering Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Graphics
• Computer Science
• Computer Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Software Engineering
• Computer Software Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer and Information Sciences Other
• Computer and Information Sciences Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Other
• Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
• Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management Other
• Conducting
• Construction Engineering
• Costume Design
• Creative Writing
• Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
• Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Design and Applied Arts Other
• Design and Visual Communications General
• Design and Visual Communications General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Digital Arts
• Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
• Directing and Theatrical Production
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft Other
• Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
• Economics General
• Economics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Economics Other
• Economics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering General
• Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering Other
• Engineering Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering Mechanics
• Engineering Mechanics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Technology General
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• English Language and Literature/Letters Other
• English Language and Literature/Letters Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations Other
• Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
• Environmental Design/Architecture
• Environmental Science
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Ethics
• Ethnic Cultural Minority Gender and Group Studies Other
• European Studies/Civilization
• Film/Cinema/Video Studies
• Finance General
• Finance General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Financial Mathematics
• Financial Mathematics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Fine Arts and Art Studies Other
• Fine and Studio Arts Management
• Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics Other
• Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• French Language and Literature
• Game and Interactive Media Design
• German Language and Literature
• Graphic Design
• Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Health and Medical Administrative Services Other
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• History Other
• History Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Human Resources Management and Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Industrial Engineering
• Industrial and Product Design
• Information Resources Management
• Information Science/Studies
• Information Science/Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Information Technology
• Information Technology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Information Technology Project Management
• Intermedia/Multimedia
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Economics
• International Relations and Affairs
• International/Global Studies
• Japanese Language and Literature
• Jazz/Jazz Studies
• Journalism Other
• Keyboard Instruments
• Liberal Arts and Sciences General Studies and Humanities Other
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Linguistics
• Logic
• Logic Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Management Information Systems General
• Management Information Systems and Services Other
• Management Information Systems and Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Management Science
• Management Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Marketing/Marketing Management General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Materials Science
• Materials Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematical Statistics and Probability
• Mathematical Statistics and Probability Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematics Other
• Mathematics and Statistics Other
• Mathematics and Statistics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechatronics Robotics and Automation Engineering
• Mechatronics Robotics and Automation Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Medical Informatics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Multicultural Education
• Music General
• Music Other
• Music Pedagogy
• Music Performance General
• Music Theory and Composition
• Musicology and Ethnomusicology
• Natural Resources Management and Policy
• Network and System Administration/Administrator
• Neurobiology and Anatomy
• Neuroscience
• Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
• Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Operations Management and Supervision
• Operations Management and Supervision Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Operations Research
• Operations Research Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Organizational Behavior Studies
• Organizational Behavior Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Philosophy
• Philosophy Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physical Sciences Other
• Physical Sciences
• Physics General
• Physics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physics Other
• Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
• Playwriting and Screenwriting
• Political Science and Government General
• Political Science and Government General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Polymer Chemistry
• Professional Technical Business and Scientific Writing
• Professional Technical Business and Scientific Writing Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology Other
• Psychology Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Public Administration
• Public Administration Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Public Policy Analysis General
• Public Policy Analysis General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Rhetoric and Composition
• Rhetoric and Composition Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Romance Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Russian Central European East European and Eurasian Studies
• Russian Language and Literature
• Russian Studies
• Science Technology and Society
• Science Technology and Society Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Social Sciences Other
• Social Sciences Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Sociology
• Sociology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Statistics General
• Statistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Statistics Other
• Statistics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Stringed Instruments
• Systems Science and Theory
• Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
• Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
• Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
• Visual and Performing Arts Other
• Voice and Opera
• Environmental Studies
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